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Buying a Business?

You may be wondering what to do next, and how to navigate the bank’s lending processes. But there’s an easier path from dream to reality and opening day.

BUYING A

Property?

You may be wondering where to start, and how to navigate the bank’s lending processes. Relax – we’ll work with you every step of the way, from dream through to settlement day.

BUYING A

Franchise?

You need a specialist finance advisor in your corner. While you focus on establishing and running your business, we’ll simplify all your lending activities, deal directly with the banks and guide you through the steps to opening day.

NEED CASHFLOW OR

Equipment Finance?

Cash flow can make or break a business. Let us help you manage your finances so you’ve always got money to cover your repayments. 

What We Do

BUSINESS FINANCE

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MEDICOS

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FRANCHISE FINANCE

The Finance Specialists will take the stress out of obtaining finance, allowing you to concentrate on your business.

EQUIPMENT & VEHICLE FINANCE

Take advantage of our experience to ensure you achieve a finance option tailor-made for your business structure and strategy.

PROPERTY FINANCE

By talking through your hopes, dreams and financial circumstances, we can assist you with the purchase.

RESTRUCTURE/REFINANCE

Gaining extra cash for your business or saving interest can be as simple as a restructure or refinancing of your existing loans.

Latest News

HOW TO: Write a Basic Management Plan

Now you’ve pinpointed the franchise you want to buy, it’s time to approach the banks for finance. But, before you do, it’s vital that you develop a business plan to support your case for a loan. Take your time – ...

What you Must Know Before Selling your Business.

Selling your business is similar to selling your home. In the same way that you repaint the house and tidy the gardens to get ready for sale, your business needs a solid spruce up too. Regardless of whether your business ...

The SME Start-up Process Explained

More money. Better lifestyle. Greater autonomy. That’s the dream most aspiring business owners start with. But it’s not achievable without a solid understanding of the process behind starting – and then running – your own show. A dedicated research phase ...

5 Questions to Ask Existing Franchisees Before you Commit to Buying in.

You’re up to the due diligence stage of buying a franchise. At this point, we recommend contacting a number of existing franchisees to ask them questions about their time in the system. I suggest at least five topics for conversation, ...

8 Reasons to Buy a Franchise

Some people are destined to be entrepreneurs. And – for many – the idea of starting out with a franchise holds plenty of appeal! If you’re considering buying a franchise, it’s important to carefully consider your motivations – you’ll be ...

How to Nail your Bank Application for Business Funding

If you’ve ever dealt with the banks before, chances are you found the process somewhat challenging. But it really needn’t be. Let’s look at arming you with a bit of ‘insider’ knowledge so you enjoy a better, more productive experience… ...

What Our Clients Say

"I have been a client of Russell Sharp’s since 2011 and can highly recommend his services. Russell is a very thorough and professional individual, who adopts a very personal and detailed approach. I continue to refer my friends and clients to Russell, secure in the knowledge that he will deal with them in the same professional and courteous manner."

Richard Harrison

Director, The Franchise Company

“We have worked with Shannon of The Finance Specialists for at least 15 years. Over that time, Shannon and his team have consistently showcased their strong understanding of finance for the franchising industry and how best to support small business owners in this area. Shannon has always been able to find an avenue for finance for our business; he is - and will continue to be - our go-to for all things financial in our business.”

James and Simone Crighton

"I have been a client of Russell’s since 2009 and would highly recommend his services. He has assisted me with multiple car, investment property and home loans. Russell makes what can often be a time consuming and tedious process far more streamlined and achievable. Russell, always ensures that I am receiving the best loan option and treats his clients requirements as his own, one of the many reasons that I have recommended his services to a multitude of family and friends"

Darren Carter

Director, Brandon Services

"I have been a client of Russell’s for the past several years and would highly recommend his services. Russell has assisted us with the purchase and finance of four business and we have been more than happy with the results. Russell operates in a highly efficient, and effective manner - he is easy to deal with and always acts with a high level of integrity. I have recommended a number of my friends and family  Russell and they also are very happy with the service. We highly recommend Russell’s services."

Jason McLeod

Quest

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