The Investments Group Goal

To build a billion-dollar asset that owns and invests both capital and resources into multiple emerging businesses either franchised or looking to franchise to drive sustainable exponential growth, ultimately supercharging profit and value for both BDC Investments Group shareholders and founders alike.

Billion Dollar
Asset

Emerging
Businesses

Driving Exponential
Growth

Supercharging
Profit and Value

The Market

Small Business Snapshot

According to the Small Business Ombudsman, there are 2,569,900 businesses registered for GST in Australia. 98% of those are small businesses.

On average there are approximately 350,000 new businesses registeredeach year. In 2023 there were 475,000.

60% of those will fail over the next 3 years with 50% of them being profitable.

There are 4 main reasons why the small business failure rate is so high:

  1. Lack of market demand for the service or product

  2. Poor financial management and capital

  3. Zero or poor strategic planning

  4. Inability to execute on the plan

Business entries and exits, 2019-20 to 2021-23, Australia

Business entries and exits-BDC Investments Group

The How

War Time Leaders and Peace Time Leaders

Our investments will initially require a wartime leader and team — Jon Sully will head this up.

Jon will deliver on the direction of the business once the team and the investors have developed the best strategy.
He will work in and on the business with the team to set up for handover to a peacetime leader for the next stage of growth.
As Managing Director of BDC Investments Group, Jon will be responsible for deal flow, reporting, and day-to-day management.
BDC Investments Group Team

Get to know us

The Founders

Jon Sully

Managing Director BDC Investments Group

Bruce McFarlane

CEO BDC Partners
Principal BDC Law

David Lindsay

CEO Franchise Recruitment

Keith Doyle

CEO BDC Property Partners

Vaughn McGuinness

Managing Director BDC Property Partners

The Leaders

Tanya Robertson

CEO Franchise Development Strategy

John Cooksey

CEO BDC Performance

Jane Garber-Rosenzweig

Managing DirectorBDC Law​

The BDC Partners

We work with other like-minded people in the industry to give our clients the best possible service. Collaboration is key to our success, and we believe that by working together, we can achieve more than we ever could alone

BlueRock Accounting
BlueRock Finance

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Commercial Fit-Outs

Tim Shaw CEO Asia / Middle East GapMaps team

Cloud Based Mapping Location Intelligence

Carlo Santoro-Founder/Director-V-Count Certified
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POS Software & Hardware Support & Managed IT Services

Insurance Brokers

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