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How advanced analytics is being used in M&A to build talent

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How are talent shortages driving M&A? A recent EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer report found that 52 per cent of the businesses they spoke to said they were planning to actively pursue M&A in the coming months. The survey found that motivations for deal activity centred around the desire to boost their transitional capabilities. In other words, businesses need to be highly adaptable and flexible in order to compete in an increasingly tech-driven world. Agility is the new must-have capa...

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Selling your business for equity

Equity deals: the good, the bad and the ugly Equity-funded deals usually involve sellers being offe...

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Beauty industry riding the wave of M&A into 2020

The beauty industry has a particularly diversified consumer base across many demographics, and like ...

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Buying a business abroad - top tips for getting it right

Here, we offer you some tips on how to make a success of an overseas acquisition, whether you are an...

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The Effect of Customer Experience on M&A

What do customers think when businesses are taken over? A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report call...

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Startup vs long-established company

Learn about the difference between acquiring a startup and a long-established business....

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How market research can help you make a success of your next business acquisition

Here, we take a look at the ways market research can help to ensure that your next business purchase...

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Lessons from Thomas Cook, for those looking to buy a business from administration

If you’ve just bought a business, or are considering buying a struggling company, there are le...

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Atlassian’s public term sheet - What should you take from it?

Let’s take a more detailed look at the business and its decision, as well as examining some of...

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M&A market and Brexit

What affect has Brexit had on the M&A market?...

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How to create lasting value from an acquisition

Anyone embarking on an acquisition has a better chance of creating lasting value if they make this a...

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Research shows a successful acquisition makes for a greener business

New research suggests that businesses that undertake successful acquisitions are more likely to also...

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Foreign investors and buyers swooping on UK business assets

As the Brexit-date approaches, the surrounding uncertainty has driven down the pound to its lowest l...

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New business insolvency proposals will give HMRC preferential status

This means that funds currently available for distribution to employees and other creditors, includi...

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Are you ready to face the disruptors? Bridging the innovation-execution gap

How is digital disruption affecting industries? Although digital disruption affects different indus...

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What role does middle management play in a successful M&A deal?

How can middle managers help a business complete a deal successfully? There are many ways in which ...

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The Ten Types of Successful Acquisition

If you are embarking on a takeover that simply fulfils a strategic purpose such as ‘growth&rsq...