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M&A insurance: Are you covered?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Buying or selling a business comes with great rewards, but those involved know that making an acquisition also comes with great risks. Due diligence is the key to mitigating these risks, but is it ever possible to spot everything ...continue reading


Find distressed business opportunities at the right time

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

When you first hear ‘distressed’ business, you may be thinking this is a business that is struggling to pay its loans and creditors. You’re not wrong in this assumption, a business is in distress because it is un...continue reading


Can Buying a Direct-to-Consumer Business Help You Attract New Markets?

FOR BUYERS

The news is full of sad stories about UK high streets falling into disrepair as shoppers turn their backs on the traditional retail experience. It’s fair to say that millennials aren’t going to be schlepping up and dow...continue reading


How to Value and Sell a SaaS Business

FOR SELLERS

Valuing and selling SaaS businesses isn’t straightforward. In fact, in the small business space, valuing SaaS firms is a hot topic of debate and there are different approaches that can be taken. However, if you examine how t...continue reading


Success story: buying a business directly from the owner

FOR BUYERS

Buying a business is an exciting and busy time, and due to the numerous complex procedures involved in the course of buying and selling a company, brokers are often enlisted for their services. Their in-depth knowledge on the matt...continue reading


Without a broker: contacting a business you want to buy

FOR BUYERS

You’re ambitious, filled to the brim with market research and ready to begin your hunt to buy the perfect business. But where to start? The traditional method is to contact a broker. When it comes to business, you want to...continue reading


Autumn Budget: revision to Entrepreneurs’ Relief

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

The Autumn Budget has made some significant revisions to the definition of “personal company” which has serious consequences for investors wishing to take advantage of Entrepreneurs’ Relief when making gains from...continue reading


Do I need a broker to sell a business?

FOR SELLERS

The simple answer, no. Selling a business does not mandate a broker. As a business owner, you will be selling a product that has been your heart and soul for many years. And you want to get the price that it deserves but also g...continue reading


Scotland vs England: difference between insolvency processes

FOR BUYERS

An often asked question is the difference in the insolvency process between Scotland and England. Although the aim of each system is similar, the legislation between the two jurisdictions is different and this means that the proce...continue reading


Growth through acquisition: Bunzl - the ultimate case study

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

For any business enjoying a period of strong financial performance, expanding its portfolio through acquisitions is an attractive prospect. Whether the growth comes from taking over rival companies, increasing its geographies or e...continue reading


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