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New Deloitte collaboration will deliver better education opportunities to mid-size businesses

Australian Owner Manager is pleased to announce that Deloitte has become a Premium Partner adding value to the owners of mid-sized Australian Companies.

Part of the Deloitte offering includes expertise from Deloitte Private, a practice that focuses exclusively on the opportunities and challenges unique to privately owned businesses. Their multi-disciplinary professionals offer private businesses a broad range of services including accounting, auditing, taxation, superannuation, IT services, sourcing government grants and succession planning.

“Deloitte has unique insight and a wealth of expertise in the private market and we are thrilled to be able to make their knowledge and skillset available to our network of mid-sized business owners,” said Australian Owner Manager Executive Director, Rob Douglas. “We recently saw firsthand their value as a mentor to some of the owners on the Owner Manager Program and assisting with a recent equity transaction for a business owner.”

“We see great value in the Owner Manager Program for privately owned businesses,” said Deloitte Private Partner, Nicholas Ng. “This is a tremendous education option for mid-size businesses and we at Deloitte are privileged to be participating in the program.”

About Australian Owner Manager

Australian Owner Manager delivers practical, effective education and business acceleration options to the owners of mid-sized Australian businesses ($3m-$100m). The organisation and the various programs grew out of work undertaken within the University of Queensland Business School and the icehouse – one of Australasia's leading business accelerators. The flagship Australian Owner Manager Program has been running in Australia for six years, and was adapted from a similar program started at the icehouse in New Zealand in 2001.

About Deloitte

Deloitte is the brand under which thousands of professionals collaborate across a network of offices in Australia to provide audit, economics, financial advisory, human capital, tax and technology services. Deloitte Private is a dedicated private business-focussed practice, powered by the depth of a global Big Four firm. Deloitte believes differentiating the needs of private businesses from the needs of large businesses assists their multi-disciplinary professionals recognise the opportunities and challenges unique to private businesses. Their local knowledge, coupled with access to global networks, uniquely positions them to best service Australian private businesses.