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Paramount Business Brokers is a boutique business broking firm specializing in the sale of all types of businesses throughout Victoria & Tasmania. We ensure the highest degree of Ethics, Integrity and Professionalism and the strictest Confidentiality in order to achieve the desired outcome for our Clients. With over 75 years of combined business & brokerage experience, we know how to take care of your business transaction whether buying or selling.

We are committed to excellence and to our clients…. To us, this is Paramount.

Our Team


Fred’s business journey began in the early 90’s - and since then, has had his sights firmly on the business landscape in one form or another… over the last 25 years; Fred has owned and managed several successful businesses in Melbourne and interstate. This led into a natural progression into the business broking world. Since 2005 Fred has listed and sold hundreds of business throughout Melbourne, varying from food and hospitality, retail, industrial, foodservice, wholesale and distribution… achieving many accolades along the way, he has built fantastic relationships and rapport with clients, vendors and purchasers, utilizing his many years of professionalism, integrity and respect for others. He now carries that on with the utmost ambition and endeavor, at Paramount Business Brokers.

Office: 03 9021 9888 Mobile: 0417 319 873 Fax: 03 8692 8635

Business Broker

John joins our team after a long and successful business journey, having been involved in the hospitality industry for over 17 years. John started in partnership with his family in many food and beverage businesses and evolved to develop, own and operate many cafes and restaurants throughout Melbourne’s CBD to the north east suburbs each to demonstrate his expertise in operating and managing successful businesses. Having vast experience in the hospitality industry, John has developed a thorough knowledge of all aspects of running a successful business and this has placed him in the idyllic position of becoming a specialist business broker.

John is focused and determined to offer the best possible service to both buyers and vendors; assisting them to market and sell businesses as well as identify and facilitate the purchase of businesses suited to the needs of prospective buyers.

John is passionate about the hospitality industry and excited to represent Paramount Business Brokers.

Office: 03 9021 9888 Mobile: 0400 500 065 Fax: 03 8692 8635

Business Broker

With over fifteen years of hospitality experience, and a qualified chef of over 10 years, Chris comes from a passionate hospitality background with a strong work ethic. He has a broad and in-depth knowledge of the industry, having owned and managed a range of business’s including cafes, restaurants, bars, gourmet food stores, corporate and private catering.

For the last seven years Chris has been heavily involved in various major coffee focused establishments, working and managing teams to achieve their full potential, high growth and ultimate client satisfaction. It is this satisfaction and his selflessness that drives him to help fulfill the needs and dreams of others.

Chris has also completed courses in small business marketing, small business management and bookkeeping, giving him a greater understanding and knowledge of different aspects and strategies within small business. He has also had major involvement in assisting clients with concept design, construction, menu design and business planning.

His reputation within the hospitality industry has been built on the back of strong relationships forged over many years with integrity and honesty. His professionalism, respect for others and his attention to detail is of utmost importance, providing a strong platform to being a successful Business Broker.

Office: 03 9021 9888 Mobile: 0401691184 Fax: 03 8692 8635

Business Broker

Joshua is a dynamic, committed and driven individual. His main aim is to achieve outstanding results for his clients. Joshua is highly motivated and has the necessary skills of professionalism, integrity and a strong work ethic.

Educated at the University of New South Wales Joshua holds a business degree with majors in taxation and accounting. Handpicked for a special traineeship with the Australian taxation office, he worked for many years with small, medium and large enterprise.

Post these years, he gained many years of business experience having developed, built up and successfully sold multiple businesses. These include a green energy company and a packaging wholesaling company.

Joshua brings a high level of understanding, insight and knowledge for different types of businesses and through this brings the best results for his customers every time.

Joshua is a successful person, who enjoys bringing success and helping others succeed to the best of their ability – he enjoys seeing the hard work of others get rewarded.

He has a beautiful family with three young children and enjoys volunteer work on the side.

Office: 03 9021 9888 Mobile: 0415 646 977 Fax: 03 8692 8635

Business Broker – CPA AICPA

Troy joins the team with over 15 years of international business experience. He has held senior leadership positions with start-ups, small private companies and large corporates in retail, e-commerce, software and a variety of other industries.

His thirst for being involved in business, growing companies and building strong relationships led him to work and live in the U.S. for seven years and undertake short term assignments in Asia, Central Europe, South America and the Middle East.

Troy’s success in operating and advising businesses on profitable scalable solutions, business valuations, together with his experience in leading teams on buy and sell side transactions is a valued asset that he can share as a business broker with both buyers and vendors.

Troy has a record in delivering successful commercial outcomes and as a certified accountant in both Australia and the U.S. acts with professionalism and integrity.

Office: 03 9021 9888 Mobile: 0437 300 601 Fax: 03 8692 8635

Business Broker

Office: 03 9021 9888 Mobile: 0402 850 130 Fax: 03 8692 8635

Darko has a broad range of business experience and skills which place him in a perfect position to help both buyers and vendors achieve their aim in life.

As a business owner himself for the last 15 years, Darko has owned several high profile cafes and food outlets both franchised and independent, equipping him with a wealth of knowledge and understanding of what it takes to own a business.

With a Graduate Diploma in Management from Monash University, Darko has had a varied corporate career that spans Logistics, Human Resources, Manufacturing and Sales with global companies based in Australia, Samoa and New Zealand.

Along with several years as a Business Broker himself, this rounds off a broad knowledge base which enables Darko to understand your business needs.

If you would like to sell your business, buy a business or just get some independent advice, give Darko a call.

Office: 03 9021 9888 Mobile: 0467177080 Fax: 03 8692 8635

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