" View Our History, Profile, Mission & Vision Statements
and Valued Staff Members "
Since 1974, the Management of Versace Business Services Pty Ltd, has been providing clients with tailored results orientated Business Services.
Our expertise, intimate knowledge of the businesses that we offer for sale, our knowledge of the market place, coupled with our extensive
computerised data base of prospective purchasers of businesses local, nationally and worldwide,
enable us to provide an individual and innovative service to both buyers and vendors alike.
Currently, and for many years, we have acted for a number of Corporate, National and Local clients,
The South Australian Government, Banks, and Accounting firms, brought about by our high level profile, as a leader in Corporate and Business Sales in South Australia.
Our Mission & Vision
At ALL times put the client’s interests first Provide an awesome personal service To respond quickly and to be readily accessible Have an innovative and positive approach to identifying opportunities for our clients
Our Valued Staff & Experience
Tony Versace OAM, Managing Director, Corporate Business Sales & The Business Coach®
Born in Adelaide, South Australia, enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy aged 17, served 9 years. Honourably discharged as a Non Commissioned Officer, served further 5 years in the Naval Reserve. Since then he has owned and managed a variety of businesses, in the Retail, Hospitality and Business Services Industry. In 1974 he started his career in Business sales and acquisitions and developed a Business Broking House,
which has generally been regarded in the Industry, as synonymous with provision of Business Services.
In 1987 his Business Brokerage firm, was acquired by South Australia's Biggest Building Society, he re-acquired the business in 1992 in a management buyout.Tony Versace has broad experience in Business and Commercial financing, having been a Director of a Financial Institute. He has served on a number of Industry Boards, including that of Chairman, of the Real Estate Institute Business Division for 4 years. In addition to his Financial and Business Broking expertise, he also provides substantial entrepreneurial drive and corporate experience.
Pat Versace Director, Manager - Retail Shop Front Sales
In 1982, Pat Versace joined the company as a business sales consultant and developed a solid grounding in all facets of business sales. Since the mid 1980’s Pat has trained and developed many successful sales teams. Pat has an excellent success rate in Shop Front Retail sales, for many years he has specialised in the sale of Corporate Snackbars, Large Café’s and Licenced Restaurants, and is renowned for negotiating outstanding results for our clients.
Grace Versace Senior Administrator
With over 30 years of involvement in the industry, Grace Versace has held many various roles in Versace Business Services in the areas of Sales, Management and Administration. Grace's expertise keeps the office on track to providing a greater level of service to our clients.
Maurice Saponari Business Broker
Maurice started his career in the hospitality industry and gained experience by way of ownership and management of hotels, restaurants and cafes.
He has over 30 years experience as a commercial real estate agent and business broker, across a range of industries such as hospitality, retail, manufacturing, IT and services.
Maurice has all the qualities you want in a business broker, the ability to listen, understand and focus on the needs of both vendors and purchases and effectively manage all the phases of the sale process from marketing, transaction structure, contract and settlement.
Maurice has market knowledge, a “can do” attitude, an energetic approach and the ability to think outside the square, which in turn creates the best possible result for all concerned.
Sue Stokes Admin & Sales Support
You can hear Sue's smile on the Phone! Sue is always ready to assist our clients and sales staff alike. Her "can do" attitude makes her a valued team member.