Buy-Side Transactions

Leading Australian Hotel Advisers With Over 25 Years Experience and 650+ Projects

Dransfield provide a complete suite of transaction related services designed to maximise value and reduce transaction risk.

Dransfield offers a unique and diverse skill set that provides flexibility in problem solving and creates structured transactions to overcome execution impediments. We can create value for all stakeholders to close price gaps and resolve terms.

Dransfield have undertaken acquisition and pre-investment due diligence on hundreds of occasions for clients and have also acted as principals.

We have structured methodologies and checklists that enable us to efficiently and completely identify and manage risks including price adjustments where necessary.

We have considerable experience in leading and working with bid teams. We know what to ask and what the answer means. We can provide a complete Transaction Management service.

Our experience and stored knowledge is invaluable in identifying pre-purchase opportunities, assessing risk and managing acquisitions.

Core buy side transaction services include:

  • Due diligence
  • Commercial valuations
  • Bid advisory
  • Transaction management

Leasing Transaction Experience

Dransfield have also been involved or exposed to many of Australia's major leasehold transactions over the last 20 years.

We understand the real commercial impact of lease terms and help create leasehold structures that work and add value for both the lessor and lessee.  In particular, we understand the impact leasehold has on capital expenditure decisions.

The key services where Dransfield can offer assistance include: 

  • Leasing up and exit transaction management
  • Breach analysis
  • Removal of delinquent leases
  • Financial term assessment

Recent Projects

Waldorf Astoria

Sydney CBD - Luxury Five Star, 220 Keys

Buy Side Due Diligence, Commercial Advice and Design Development

Lizard Island - Tattarang

Queensland - Luxury

Purchaser Due Diligence, Lease and Investment Advice

Accor's Acquisition of Mantra

$1.2B ASX listed acquisition - 120+ assets

Purchaser Due Diligence, Forecasting, Commercial Valuation and Transaction Management

  • Mirvac Hotel Group for Accor Hotels - EV over $250m, 48 Hotels, multiple asset types and vehicles
  • Discovery Group -  $155m EV, urgent two week decision timetable
  • Bell City - Commercial due diligence on Australia's largest hotel
  • Cradle Mountain Lodge - Financial due diligence on Australia's largest hotel
  • Approached by Many Potential New Investor Groups - Advice on market conditions and investment opportunities
  • Dransfield have been involved in many more acquisition projects. Contact us to find out more.

Completed Projects