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Consumer trends that could inform your business purchase


There are a number of interesting consumer trends emerging of which entrepreneurs and business buyers should take note. Opportunities abound for the right business people to respond to these trends with innovative products and ser...continue reading

Cross-border M&A Helps Ireland’s Agri-food and Beverage Sector Protect Itself Against Brexit Impact


As Brexit looms, Ireland’s most important indigenous industry, its agri-food and beverage sector, has been embracing M&A as a way to protect itself from the potential impact of increased tariffs. The sector’s deal act...continue reading

Why Amazon has sparked a wave of online food store M&A


Going to the supermarket is turning out to be a 21st century activity, if the latest industry trends are to be believed, with the world’s largest companies moving to pick up companies that offer online home-delivery services...continue reading

Full Speed Ahead - M&A Trends for 2018


The beginning of the year brings with it a raft of reports from the big investment banks that hope to shed light on the major economic trends for the year ahead. This year, the banks are predicting a very strong year for big-value...continue reading

Business Acquistions in Scotland


Scottish businesses are hot property for national and international buyers looking to extend their reach. It’s a great time to be a business owner here in Scotland. Scottish business failures are running at an eight year low...continue reading

Renewable energy sector ripe for M&A activity


There has been a significant shift towards renewable energy investment in recent years and the appetite for buying and selling businesses within this space is growing all the time. A new report from KPMG entitled 'Great Expe...continue reading

Business rates reform leads to higher bills but greater opportunity


The government’s re-evaluation of the country’s business rates has driven up the tax bill for many of the UK’s smaller enterprises, but could provide an opportunity for those looking to buy a business. Though a...continue reading

How the Autumn Budget will benefit small companies


Earlier this week the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, unveiled the much-anticipated Autumn Budget, a document that sets out how the Conservative government will direct its spending and taxation policies going into 2018. The country...continue reading

Betting companies limber up for autumn of dealmaking


Some of the most globally renowned betting groups are preparing for a round of multibillion pound dealmaking in an effort to establish industry dominance. One of the first deals is set to be a previously thwarted merger between a...continue reading

UK pub sector in rude health as M&A activity climbs


Last orders are a long way off for the UK’s pub industry but, though appetite for deals in the sector has soared in recent years, some are warning that there may be more of a queue at the bar. A number of high-profile deal...continue reading

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