About Connect Financial Service Brokers


Connect Financial Service Brokers assists financial service business owners to achieve the best result for a full or partial sale, merger or acquisition. We use our experience, negotiation skills, market knowledge, and industry connections to ensure a great result for your business, avoiding costly and time-consuming mistakes.

Our highly personal service means we take the time to understand your business, and recognize your achievements, goals and how the sale of your business or acquisition of a new business will impact on all stakeholders – you, your family, your clients, partners, and employees.

We understand the commitment and energy required to establish and grow your business, in most cases over many years. Connect Financial Service Brokers’ aim is to ‘leave no stone unturned to maximise your outcome with the ‘right’ buyer/seller through an excellent sale price, terms, and conditions.

In addition to our core business activity, we also provide consulting services in the following areas:

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Consulting Services

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Specific Projects

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Expert Witness Work

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Succession Planning/
Exit Strategies

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Licensing and
Recruitment Advice

Businesses for Sale / Opportunities

None of our businesses for sale or current opportunities are listed on our website. We provide a confidential service to our clients who prefer that their privacy is maintained. We use our extensive database and contacts to ‘connect’ people, opportunities and ideas. If you are looking at selling, acquiring or merging please call Paul Tynan for a confidential discussion about your needs.

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Paul Tynan, CEO

Bus (Accounting), GradDipAppFin, GradDipFinPlan

Paul Tynan is a natural connector of businesses and people. He works passionately to make things happen for his clients, drawing on over 30 years of experience working within the Financial Service industry in Australia and internationally.

He is the founder and principal of Connect Financial Service Brokers a leading M&A specialist consultancy that assists financial planners and accountants to achieve their sales, acquisition or merger objectives.

Paul began his career at AMP working in a variety of sales and agency management focused areas cutting his teeth on a broad range of sales, marketing and strategy focused assignments and projects in Australia and the UK.

He is a tireless advocate for reform and improvements to the advice sector of the financial services industry and the paramount need to always put the consumer first if long lasting outcomes are to be achieved.

Paul also speaks and writes frequently on M&A and strategy issues and his insights and perspectives are well received and acknowledged by the media, practitioners and industry.

Each day, Paul draws on his reservoir of first-hand knowledge, analytical skills and strategic insights to help practice owners achieve certainty and success around vital business decisions. He approaches each assignment pragmatically and open-mindedly and excels in understanding challenges. Specifically, Paul’s unique hands on approach and extensive networks allow him to successfully match buyers and sellers and therefore maximise commercial outcomes for his clients.

Although headquartered in Melbourne, Paul’s services, expertise, enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit and passion for achieving the best outcomes for SME clients is being called upon by a growing number of businesses in the Asia-Pacific region.

In response to international demand for his services, Paul established Connect ASEAN, a specialist business consultancy dedicated to connecting small and medium business owners on a B2B level to commercial, investment, M&A, JV and partnership opportunities in the Asia Pacific region.

Paul is a member of: CPA Australia, Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Financial Planners Association and Association of Financial Advisers.

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