The creation of a saleable agency: the Perigon Group story

11:30am Thursday, 19 May 2022
12:30pm Thursday, 19 May 2022
At your desk
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

APSCo is taking Members behind the scenes to learn more about the creation of a saleable agency, with a case study of the sale of recruitment business, Perigon Group.

Sovereign Private's Managing Partner Paul Masters (who advised on the sale) will lead a discussion with Perigon Group's founder and managing director, Nigel Barcham, regarding the sale of the recruitment business earlier this year.

Over the course of this webinar, Paul and Nigel will discuss the following:

  • Perigon’s story;
  • sustained performance;
  • maintaining growth;
  • creation of a second level of management;
  • development of a temp book;
  • how important is a temp book;
  • motivating staff;
  • training;
  • navigating COVID;
  • anything you would have done differently. 

Don't miss this opportunity to receive exclusive insights into the business sales process from start to finish - through the eyes of a business owner and an industry-best M&A adviser.

Who should attend? Recruitment business owners, Directors and anyone interested in insights coming out of recent M&A activity.


Our Presenters

Paul Masters, Managing Partner, Sovereign Private


Established in 2014, Sovereign Private is a firm that specialises in the provision of taxation, accounting services and M&A to the recruitment industry.
Up until June 2014, Paul was the Tax Leader and the National Leader of Clients & Markets at Deloitte Private. He was also the National Leader of the recruitment industry group.
Sovereign Private provides a one-stop shop for tax strategy; tax compliance; accounting services; and, M&A advisory and transaction support.

Nigel Barcham, Founder and Managing Director, Perigon Group


A CPA (gained while working within a FTSE 100 multinational), Nigel has 15 years of international recruitment consulting and executive leadership experience with two of the world’s largest specialised financial recruitment companies. In addition, he has consulted across almost every major industry sector. Nigel has more recently focused on consulting to the broad industry sector of Financial Institutions recruiting Executives in group and divisional finance departments, senior strategy positions and front office banking roles (M&A, Project Finance, Institutional Banking and Funds Management).

An experienced Managing Director of a medium sized multinational subsidiary within an S&P 500 Company, and with experience overseeing four start up operations, Nigel is responsible for setting the vision and strategy, leading the organisation and running all aspects of Perigon Group's operations. He is also responsible for delivering Executive level recruitment assignments across General Industry and Financial Institutions.


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