Assisting in keeping your business tuned for peak performance.


The pressure has never been greater for Automotive businesses to reduce cost, improve efficiency and remain ahead of the competition.

At Pitcher Partners, we are experts in the Automotive industry.  We leverage our experience and understanding of the challenges and opportunities our clients face in order to provide sound commercial solutions and quality service to our clients.

Whether you are a retail motor dealer, distributor, manufacturer, financier, IT, or insurance provider, we understand the dynamic and complex environment your business is operating within.

Our experienced team can help you with:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Tax compliance and advice
  • Training (both operational and financial)
  • Profit enhancement services
  • Fraud prevention and investigation
  • Buy / sell transactions
  • Business valuations
  • Due diligence services
  • International investment in Australia
  • Remuneration structures and advice
  • Succession and family business planning
  • Access to our key industry contacts and resources

Our specialist services

Compliance Services

Completion of financial statements and tax returns including providing ideas relating to improving business systems and processes, profit opportunities and tax minimisation.

Valuations, acquisitions and sales 

Our services include valuation, managing the full sales process for the vendor, contract negotiations and final settlement. Acting for the purchaser we can assist with due diligence, budgeting, submissions to financiers and franchisors, structuring options and contract issues.

Specialist Taxation services

Our best practice compliance, risk minimisation approaches and tax effective strategies are designed to optimise opportunities and deliver value to our clients.

Operations and profit enhancement

We offer a broad range of fi nancial management consulting services. These include:

  • Benchmarking and operational reviews
  • Fixed operations reviews
  • Employee reviews
  • Incentive plan reviews
  • Cashflow analysis

Succession Planning

We provide a range of tailored services dealing with the critical issues of strategy and succession planning encompassing both financial and non-financial issues. This includes ownership plans, generational plans, estate plans, strategic business plans and succession plans.

Strategic Planning

We prepare strategic planning processes and reports, executive strategic plans, development and monitoring of actions plans, periodic reviews and planning to meet franchise requirements. 

Training and development

Pitcher Partners specialises in training and development of senior dealership and industry staff in all facets of management including operational, financial and leadership skills. Through our alliance with training and development experts we are able to offer high quality executive and management training and development packages for dealers, distributors/manufacturers and industry affiliates.

Facilities analysis

Pitcher Partners are able to provide dealers with a complete analysis of the financial viability of a dealership development or upgrade.

Contact our experts

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