Capital Markets - Deal Advisory Services

The BDO Corporate Finance team has extensive experience assisting clients through various public equity offerings. Whether you are preparing for an IPO, a direct listing or seeking additional capital through additional fundraising, our goal is to help you succeed.

We provide practical advice that makes a difference to your business. That includes identifying and introducing the right financial advisers if need be. You will also benefit from a genuinely partner-led approach with the lead partner involved throughout the project and not just at the beginning and/or end. You have access to our best people and all our experience when you need or want it.

Our experienced professionals can assist with the following:


  • IPO readiness assessment to determine what you will need to implement to achieve a successful IPO.
  • Listing options, advantages and disadvantages and the best path to market.
  • Advice on the financial information requirements of the offering document, including audit requirements, interim financials, and prospective financial information.
  • Assist in establishing a listing team and introduce experts as required.
  • Preliminary market engagement to evaluate initial interest from brokers and fund managers


  • Project management.
  • Financial modelling support.
  • Preparation of the investigating accountant report on the historical and forecast financial information to be included in the Product Disclosure Statement.
  • Attendance at the Due Diligence Committee meetings.
  • Assist with the preparation of the financial information (including pro forma financial information) to be disclosed within the Offer Document.
  • Assist with the management of the NZX and FMA relationships to ensure listing requirements are met.

Post Listing Support

  • Market engagement with retail brokers and institutional investors
  • Assistance with investor relations function, including preparing AGM materials and annual results presentations.


Contact us to discuss how BDO can assist you with your IPO or Direct Listing journey.


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