Stu Allan, GDBA

Specialist Business Broker
Office: Nelson – Tasman


Stu has been a self-employed business consultant for over 25 years. His depth of experience ensures an ethical, discrete and detail-driven approach to business transitions.

Stu has recognised that successful business brokering requires a solid understanding of buyer types, sound business acumen, and intelligent marketing. He guarantees a marketing program built on current market trends and buyer profile data, allowing Stu to formulate and execute a highly targeted marketing program.

Stu has always seen his brief as; ‘maximise my clients’ return whilst retaining the ability to think like a buyer.’

He is proud to have brokered well over 100 business sales, with a high percentage sold off-market before they get to the open market.

While he calls Nelson home, he can broker businesses anywhere in New Zealand. His speciality is Optometry practices nationwide.

This year, his training focus is appraising the value of Intellectual Property, trademarks and patents.

For personal balance, Stu is a trustee of Sailability Nelson, which encourages disabled individuals to try sailing and is also heavily involved with Special Olympics Basketball year-round.

Interests: Special Olympics Basketball, Sailing for the disabled, Tramping, Motorbikes, Art and reading.

Contact Stu on 027 436-9091 or