The Company

Surety Valuations was established in 1997 by Jim Mc Donald, as a provider of business valuation, financial modelling and forensic accounting services. We can act as an independent Court appointed expert or as a consulting expert to a party in an expert determination. We have also advised on the sale and acquisition of businesses and have undertaken numerous evaluations to assist in investment and divestment decisions.


We have provided services across a range of sectors including construction, property, online retail, distribution, manufacturing, import/export, transport, print, healthcare, renewable energy, automotive, chemical, communications, beverage, sports, entertainment, research, finance, professional services and many more.


Surety Valuations is a CAANZ Practice and has developed an expertise in the appraisal of businesses. Our multi-disciplined approach utilises over three decades of investigation of economic entities from project, financial, technical, operational and managerial aspects.


Our services include the following:

Please note, we do NOT provide the following services:

  • Accountancy & taxation
  • Compliance & audit
  • Insolvency & financial planning

Surety Valuations is a trading name of Surety International Pty Ltd, which was incorporated in Victoria on 22nd July 1998. Our Australian Business Number (ABN) is 28 083 511 264. We are based at our registered office at Suite 207b, 434 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004.