Seller Testimonials


"As owner of Hire A Hubby NZ Ltd, I contracted David Newport to sell my franchise territories throughout New Zealand. I found him to be extremely competent, honest and ethical in his dealings with myself and our franchisees. I believe he sold in excess of 140 territories in his time when I owned the business and with subsequent owners. Please feel free to contact me should you require more information. "
-Mark Lewis

"I contracted David Newport to sell my franchise territories for Resin Bond and it’s subsequent name change to 08002FIXIT in 1996 and 1997. He sold approximately 12 territories and found him to be extremely ethical, honest and loyal not only to the company but also to the purchasers. He kept me fully informed of progress throughout the process and we developed a good working relationship. I have no reservation in recommending David and should you require any confirmation on the above please do not hesitate to contact me."
-Ben Ridler

"My business partner and I purchased an Accident & Emergency Clinic which was being marketed by David Newport in 2006. We found him to be extremely competent and honest throughout the often complex negotiations. We still own the business today and have dealt with David on a number of other transactions since, and have recommended him to other business owners we know who have wanted exit."
-Andrew Kerslake, Director – Hometune

“The business sale we were involved in was a difficult one. We encountered many hiccups along the way. Paul took all of the challenges in his stride. He set about sorting them out with the vendor and purchaser in a way that was professional and friendly. I can personally recommend him as offering a superior level of skill and assistance to anyone who is interested in buying or selling a business.”
-Henry Chellew, Partner, Stainton & Chellew Barristers & Solicitors

“I have no hesitation recommending David Newport to anyone wishing to acquire or sell a business. I would like to thank David for his diligent efforts in selling our business. It was a privilege to work with a professional who was so accessible and totally supportive. I greatly appreciate all David has done and wish him continued success.”
-Sandra Donley, Equipoise Spa Ltd

“I would not hesitate to recommend Paul Devcich to anyone looking for someone with integrity, professionalism and an extensive industry knowledge”
-Jacinda Matzer, More Than Bread Ltd

“My dealings with David Newport were of a very high standard of professionalism. David has excellent communication skills and attention to detail. David produced a wealth of potential buyers and was very honest and upfront in all discussions.”
-Bruce Millar, Phoenix Distribution NZ Ltd

“We believe it was Paul’s commitment to his job that a successful sale took place within three days of our contacting him. We could not recommend him more highly.”
-Paul & Jill Amies

“We felt that Paul gave us good advice that protected our interests as the seller even when that meant extra work for him. Paul demonstrated leadership to smoothly guide the parties to a conclusion. Despite the pressures Paul never came across too busy to explain the ramifications / next steps in an easy to understand manner.”
-Dean Foster, Carlton Suit Hire