In early 2011, a unique partnership within the Australian funeral industry was formed, with the establishment of Tobin & Mulqueen, a joint venture between Martin Tobin of OutLore Consulting and Peter Mulqueen of MGR Accountants.

Tobin & Mulqueen is a specialist consultancy to the Australian funeral industry offering advice and solutions designed to:

  • Enhance the performance and value of your Business
  • Assess the value of your Business
  • Make your Business “sale ready”
  • Assist you to sell your Business and maximise the price
  • Advise you in relation to business restructures and negotiations

We can also assist with other business consolidations, transactions and negotiations, and as a service to the industry, we can help funeral industry suppliers take new or innovative products and services to the market.

Tobin & Mulqueen
brings together two well-known and highly-respected names within the Australian funeral industry, with combined industry and commercial experience of over fifty years:

  • Martin Tobin BA/LLB, MBA, a Solicitor, former Managing Director of Tobin Brothers Funerals, former Chairman of Amalgamated Casket Company, and now a management consultant specialising in the funeral industry and family businesses; and

  • Peter Mulqueen CPA, a Public Accountant, Founding Partner of MGR Accountants, Director of Mulqueen Family Funerals (in Bendigo,Victoria) and experienced financial adviser to the funeral industry and family businesses.

Martin and Peter offer practical, independent advice, along with commercial, legal and financial expertise and extensive funeral industry experience and contacts.

Tobin & Mulqueen's service philosophy is to:

  • Provide clear, timely and professional advice and recommendations
  • Offer advice and ideas that will improve your bottom line
  • Work collaboratively with your existing advisers and other reputable providers
  • Put all key proposals, plans and recommendations in writing

Together, or in conjunction with your existing advisers, Martin and Peter are able to assist you, wherever you are in Australia, to maximise the performance and value of your business.

In addition to his funeral industry experience, Martin:

  • Was a practising Solicitor from 1989 to 1993
  • Completed a Master of Business Administration degree at Melbourne University from 1997 to 1998
  • Was Chairman of the Victorian chapter of Family Business Australia from 2007 to 2008
  • Is a Licensed Estate Agent & Business Broker