Ian is the REIQ Business Broker of the Year for 2016, and currently heads up the National Franchise Sales division for Benchmark Business Sales and Valuations. Benchmark is a dynamic company focused on helping business owners to realise the maximum value in their business by connecting them with the most suitable buyer to achieve the best outcome.

With a career in business sales that started in 2005, Ian is passionate about helping his clients and his team to achieve positive results. The many success stories that he has helped to write over his career evidences his skill and expertise as a professional business broker, advisor and negotiator.

“One thing I have learnt whilst being a business broker, is that patience pays off” – I’ll work hard and stay engaged with my clients until we achieve the best outcome for my clients.

In the media – a write up by the REIQ Journal – click here for the full article.

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 Testimonies


We would really like to express our appreciation on how you handled the sale of our Pizza Hut business; we understand being on both sides of the fence (as a buyer and seller) how long this process takes, so to sell the business twice in one year is an achievement in itself.
Trevor & Evelinda Shields - Pizza Hut Owners



Ian is consistently one of Benchmark’s best performing salespeople – with great client feedback, and solid sales results – year after year.

Ian is a member of both the AIBB and the REIQ, in February 2016 Ian gained further recognition by winning the REIQ Business Broker of the year – Award ‘for Excellence’ and was a finalist for the REIA National Award for Business Broker of the year.

Experience With:

  • Pizza Hut Franchises
  • Swimart Franchises
  • Franchised Tyre Stores
  • Concrete Transport Trucks
  • Wholesaling Businesses
  • Exclusive Distributorships
  • Non-Food Franchises
  • Cafes for Sale
  • Bedding Franchise
  • Automotive Franchise
  • Pizza Franchise
  • Retail Business
  • Commercial Property & Islands


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