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Watch Dustin Graham, Managing Partner at Benchmark International, virtually chat with business owners about the necessary planning for their company's exit
As COVID-19's impact has been felt by companies large and small across the globe, a new acronym has emerged as a result, EBITDAC.
There are many similarities between owning a business and owning a classic car, they take time to build or acquire, have personality, and generally represent a sizeable investment and personal commitment.
Benchmark International successfully facilitated the acquisition of Local Bulk Haulage (PTY) LTD by Leopard Line Haul (PTY) LTD Trading and Elite Line Haul. Founded in 1995 by Peter Scholtz and Len Pretorius, Local Bulk Haulage (PTY) LTD is a logistics company delivering specialised primary chemicals and liquid bulk commodities from the point of supply to the end-user effectively and efficiently.
Benchmark International is proud to be a part of the 2019 OCFO Founders Conference, taking place on November 7th at the Ideas Cartel in Cape Town during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Benchmark International’s South African office has experienced a sharp increase in deal flow and activity. The company reports having received 51% more non-disclosure agreements from interested parties and a 71% increase in the number of offers received for client businesses than in the corresponding period last year.
Dustin Graham, Managing Director was interviewed by Business Day TV in South Africa, on “How to Value Your Business”. Business Day TV is broadcast to over 10-million viewers in 9 countries across Southern Africa. It is one of three TV stations owned by The African Business Channel.
Cape Town has been named in the top 31 opportunity cities in the world and is Africa's number one. The report, by PwC, was scored against 10 indicators, and scored highly in infrastructure, sustainability and natural environment, and cost. An area of promise is ease of doing business.