Wayne Lee

Wayne is a Business Advisory and Corporate Finance Senior Manager based in Auckland. He joined BDO in May 2011 and had originally trained in a mid-tier accounting firm. Wayne divides his time between his Corporate Finance role and providing sound commercial advice to his Business Advisory clients, who benefit from the experience he gained in his Corporate Finance work. Wayne is proficient in both English and  Mandarin and has strong interests in assisting Chinese business investing in New Zealand.

He has experience across a number of sectors, advising clients on a range of accounting, taxation, reporting and advisory issues.

Expertise Summary

  • All matters of accounting and tax compliance
  • Preparation of annual financial statements, including conversion to NZ IFRS;
  • Financial modelling, forecast review and acquisition modelling
  • Taxation planning
  • Identifying and implementing effective business structures
  • Management accounting and implementation of systems and processes
  • General compliance services
  • Transaction services

Examples of his recent (announced) transactions include:

  • Due diligence of Freshmax acquisition of Crasborn Brothers
  • Due diligence of Quantum Education
  • Due diligence for NZL acquisition of United Containers Limited
  • Due diligence for Equity Partners acquisition of AHM
  • Due diligence for Maui Capitals acquisition of Freshmax from Australian based Wolseley Private Equity
  • Due diligence of Tiri Group acquisition of Rapid Labels from Blue Star Group
  • Due diligence for European based DKSH acquisition of Brandlines from Australian private equity firm Crescent Capital