Corporate advisory

Corporate advisory

Strategic business planning is all about maximising profits and minimising costs or waste. With our experience working in a wide range of NZ business environments and our tailored business intelligence software, we can provide you with solutions that add real value to the bottom line.

With over 70 years as an independent accountancy firm we’ve seen a lot of situations before and know the dynamics of many sectors. We can also help you achieve your global ambitions through the Baker Tilly International network.


Business life cycle

What stage of the business life cycle is your business?

Company directorships, governance & administration

Assistance with company governance and administration, including providing professional and...

Due diligence

Identify the potential risks and benefits of a business before acquisition.

Financial modelling

Obtain greater clarity and control over Business performance now, and for the future.

Litigation support

Providing expert opinion, economic loss assessments and other support for litigators.

Mergers & acquisitions

Support for all stages of the process when you are looking to expand by acquisition.

Business valuations

High level indicative valuations for all purposes.



08 Aug 2022

Across the Offices: Our August 22 round-up

Our regional offices have been busy at work and in the community of late. The Taranaki team won a surfboard, Hawke's Bay has been supporting a suicide awareness and prevention programme and Wellington has been team-building, to name a few. . .

02 Aug 2022

Seventy-five years of stories and service

This month our Tauranga office celebrates its 75th anniversary. Director John Donald has been with the firm for 53 years and director Neville Grey for 49 – almost as long as they’ve been married, they joke. They talk about what’s changed and what hasn’t.

26 Jul 2022

Ways to safeguard your business from cybercrime

Following on from last week’s look at the changing face of cybercrime, let’s consider ways to protect your business from hackers, using the latest advice from CERT NZ and Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Taranaki Specialist Services director Rob McEwan.

21 Jul 2022

The changing face of cybercrime across NZ

Are Kiwi business sufficiently equipped to fend off cyber attacks? It appears not. We look at cybercrime statistics in New Zealand and discuss the profile of the modern hacker.

19 Jul 2022

Challenging times for building and construction

The building and construction sector has come under significant pressure in recent times. Let's look at the statistics and challenges, and how those in the industry can help safeguard their business.

12 Jul 2022

Things heating up in the climate change space

There is no doubt about it – things are heating up in the climate change arena, with New Zealand leading the way in setting climate reporting standards.

06 Jul 2022

Around the offices: July 2022 round-up

Welcome to our Around the Offices round-up! It’s the first edition of periodic updates celebrating staff achievements and community involvement across our eight New Zealand offices.

05 Jul 2022

Kevin reflects on 40 years of service and teamwork

It’s been 40 years since Corporate Advisory Services director Kevin Pitfield rolled up to our Auckland office for his first day of work. Back then he was a raw 17-year-old, unsure whether he wanted to be an accountant.

30 Jun 2022

Tax Talk | Rates revamp for the 2022 income year

Inland Revenue has recently published various updated standard rates, and we outline these below:

28 Jun 2022

Here’s what to factor in for your on-farm budget

Two weeks ago, we wrote about the importance of agriculturalists knowing their financial position, ready for what could be a bumpy ride through the 2023 season.

23 Jun 2022

Team touts the benefits of using the right software

It’s an age-old issue – a business purchases software and it isn’t right for the job. Staff throw up their hands in dismay as everyone grapples with a tool that is a help on some levels and a hindrance on others.

21 Jun 2022

Good brand design helps bring business success

You may wonder how people who “just make pictures in Photoshop” can affect your bottom line… well, read on.

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