Beauty industry riding the wave of M&A into 2020


The beauty industry has a particularly diversified consumer base across many demographics, and like its fashion sister industry, many trends can exist simultaneously. Both industries thrive on their promise to provide the tools f...continue reading

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 established business owner looking to expand into a new market, or a first-time entrepreneur in search of a new life and a new bu...continue reading

The Effect of Customer Experience on M&A


What do customers think when businesses are taken over? A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report called ‘CX in M&A’ was compiled from interviews with nearly 8,000 customers of businesses that have been through an acquis...continue reading

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 goes without a hitch and creates the growth opportunities and value that you are hoping for from your deal. How can market resea...continue reading

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 lessons to be learned from this story of mis-management. Let’s take a look at the reasons behind the collapse and examine what...continue reading

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 the responses from third parties, in order to ask - what does this mean for those looking to buy tech businesses? Some backgrou...continue reading

How to capitalise on failing competitors


It can be tempting to revel in the struggles of one of your competitors, to think about scooping up their market share, taking their best employees, and confirming your status as the best in the business. But just because one of...continue reading

Make the most of your retirement sale


Selling your business can be an effective and satisfying means of funding your retirement. After potentially years and years of hard work, you may dream of selling your company on and living off the proceeds while you enjoy a well...continue reading

Investment opportunities for tech startups looking to expand


It’s hard to keep up with the advancements in technology these days, and this is reflected in the industry. While just ten years ago the most successful tech companies were almost all investing their cash in social networks ...continue reading

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 priority from the outset of the dealmaking process. This is according to a study carried out by PwC and Cass Business School, whi...continue reading

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