Mark Calvetti

Afterpay helped deliver a record year for mergers & acquisitions in Australia in 2022 – even as the number of deals fell to its lowest level in a decade

- March 21, 2023 2 MIN READ

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and rising interest rates dampened merger & acquisition (M&A) deals in the first half of 2022, but even as company valuations fall, the size of transactions is growing according to William Buck’s annual Dealmaking Insights Report 2023.   In 2022, the aggregate value of M&A deals in Australia increased 59% on 2021… Read more »


Tax experts William Buck explain everything startups need to know about the JobKeeper ‘alternative test’ to qualify

- April 28, 2020 5 MIN READ

Ever since the Australian Government announced the JobKeeper measures, many startups have been eagerly awaiting details of the “alternative test”. Since startups can scale rapidly, many of them are unable to rely on the “basic test” demonstrating a 30% decline in turnover in a particular month or quarter this year to the same month or… Read more »