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Administration vs Liquidation: what’s the difference?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

In your everyday usage, you may find that the terms “administration” and “liquidation” are used interchangeably. However, these terms mean two very different things in a business environment. Indeed, both administrations and liquidations are types of insolvency practices which manifest in distinctive ways in terms of objective and application. When a business becomes insolvent, it cannot provide the financial backing to meet its contractual arrangements or pay off its d...

FOR BUYERS

Scotland vs England: difference between insolvency processes

An often asked question is the difference in the insolvency process between Scotland and England. Al...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Growth through acquisition: Bunzl - the ultimate case study

For any business enjoying a period of strong financial performance, expanding its portfolio through ...

FOR SELLERS

Selling your Business to a Rival

When you are ready to sell your business, looking to rivals as potential buyers may be difficult to ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Boosting your Business’s Green Credentials through Acquisition

According to Larry Fink, CEO of the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock, “sustainabl...

DEAL INSIGHT

When buying a distressed business, how do you weigh up the risks?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Jonathan Jay talks about weighing in the risks when buying...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

The need for speedy cybersecurity

Businesses are in dire need of upping their cybersecurity protocols. Earlier this month, thanks to...

FOR SELLERS

Exit strategies: plan for the door from day one

Your business is going well, even expanding. When this is the case, why consider an exit strategy? ...

FOR BUYERS

Due diligence: the legal element

Due diligence is an investigation and analysis by the buyer of the viability of your business. A val...

DEAL INSIGHT

How do you find out about distressed business opportunities?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Jonathan Jay talks about searching for distressed business...

FOR BUYERS

Bolt-on acquisitions: can they be successful even if making a loss?

Businesses are always looking to drive growth but the companies that are set to make a killing are t...

SECTOR GUIDES

Why Cybersecurity Presents a Hot Opportunity for Business Buyers

Cybersecurity businesses across the globe are being approached by buyers wanting to take advantage o...

FOR SELLERS

Why You Should Boost Your Business’s Value Regardless of When You Plan to Sell

There’s never a bad time to focus on increasing the value of your business. Your valuation is ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

The pros and cons of an IPO: should you go public?

In the case of an ‘us’ versus ‘them’ for a company, it's all about &lsq...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

5 reasons why collaboration grows the bottom line

As a business owner, you will be looking at ways to grow your business and increase the bottom line....

FOR SELLERS

Due Diligence: A Seller’s Perspective

Due diligence is an investigation and analysis by the buyer of the viability of your business. A val...

FOR BUYERS

Reaching Your Potential Without an IPO

Alternative sources of funding for those not ready for an IPO A great number of businesses look in...