Domain Associates’ strategy toward value
A general overview
As your business progresses through its life cycle, we work with you to develop and implement strategies to ensure your continued success. We’ll help you convert that success into true value, with a transaction, not just on paper.
All businesses have unique needs and characteristics, so we tailor our strategies to your position. Regardless of the size or type of your business, Domain Associates offer a specialized range of start−up, growth or exit strategies to suit. Our holistic approach to strategy helps add value to your business. We offer a bird’s eye view of the process, so you can see how to get where you want to be.
There are plenty of people who will advise you based on academic or theoretical education, or on a oneoff experience that worked for them. Harder to find are people who can think strategically, and apply vast experience to any business situation. Even fewer have actually done it themselves. Domain Associates believe that until theory meets real experience, it won’t add value to your business.
From our own entrepreneurial ventures and from experience with a number of clients at board level, Domain Associates have the skills to provide transition services to help your business through important change. You will have the direction to confidently and successfully manage acquisitions, innovations or succession changes to make the most of the time and money you’ve invested in your business over the years.
Domain Associates − who we are
Domain Associates is led by Grant Raynor.
Originally from the Waikato, Grant spent six years as part of the Environment Waikato finance team. He moved to Auckland in the mid-nineties, and joined a chartered accountancy practice.
Grant was responsible, as practice manager, for business development, corporate recovery
and management consultancy services across a wide range of small to medium sized organisations.
In 2001 Grant joined MGI, a highly ranked international chartered accountancy practice. As a principal of MGI, Grant worked closely with entrepreneurs focusing on business development, restructuring, business valuation, and management consultancy. Grant continues to consult for MGI in areas of transition.
Grant also owns an internationally expanding e-commerce business and is director of a number of companies, adding to his experience of value strategy.
Grant still lives in Auckland with his young family and is a keen soccer and tennis player.
He retains his professional memberships with The New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, SpringBoard NZ, International Family Business Advisor and Venture Capital Networks.