From buying your first practice through to building a network

Join us for our one day course in Auckland.

Buying a dental practice: 'From buying your first practice through to building a network'  
Making sure you buy the right practice, at the right time and at the right price.

Date:       Saturday 11th March 2023

Time:      8.30am - 3.30pm

Topics covered will include:

  • When to buy?
  • How to buy?
  • Why invest in a dental practice?
  • How to fund?
  • What’s the best business structure for your practice?
  • When is the best time to buy?
  • Co-investors - the reasons for and against the different types of partnerships.
  • Location versus revenue versus treatment style.
  • How to determine value (book value or actual)?
  • Interpreting the financials.
  • What makes deals fall over and how to avoid it.

Learning outcomes:

  • Start with the end in mind – what’s the best business structure for your practice?
  • Learn how to fund and finance your practice purchase
  • Decide what's the right location?
  • How do you determine value?
  • Understanding how to interpret the financials and what questions to ask.

Cost:       $299 + gst

Venue:    Novotel Auckland Airport, Ray Emery Drive, Auckland Airport
Parking:   Is available at car park C or D for approximately $50 or there is the option of Park and Fly/Park and Ride for around $32.This parking charge is not included in your course fee.

Presenter: Dr Tony Dey

Dr Tony Dey, founder of LANZ.Dental, has extensive experience when it comes to buying and selling dental practices. Coming from a family of accountants, Tony has always had a keen interest in the numbers side of dentistry, studying Finance as well as Dentistry at Otago.

20 Years ago LANZ started as a locum recruiting business and has grown significantly. Practice Sales now makes up more than 50% of LANZ.Dental's business.

Tony has personally  acquired and sold a number of practices in Ponsonby, Wanaka, Queenstown and most recently Onehunga and the Auckland CBD. He also spent 7 years as the Business Development Manager for Lumino during a period of aggressive acquisition. 

During his career, Tony has worked on the buying and selling side of more than 50 practice transactions.

Currently, he is a busy, wet fingered dentist focusing on high value treatments. Tony is a founding director of The Dental Group, which in the past 18 months has become the fastest growing dental group in NZ.

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