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Beauty industry riding the wave of M&A into 2020

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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 for individual expression and enhancement. Beauty has the added potential of being able to hook consumers in to make multiple purchases of the same products over time. The sheer diversity of the consumer base, and therefore products, makes the beauty industry a very fer...

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Hot Acquisition Sector Alert: Marketing Agencies

The changing face of marketingUp until fairly recently, marketing agencies have generally specialise...

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Exploit IP to Maximise Deal Value

How is IP affecting M&A deals?Clifford Chance’s new ‘A Global Shift’ report, which...

INFOGRAPHICS

Business Sale Report Monthly Updates: Viewer Insights for March 2019

It is you, our loyal subscribers and business opportunists, that make the Business Sale Report what ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Is your business prepared for Brexit?

There is, without a doubt, a huge amount of uncertainty shrouding Brexit and its impact on the UK an...

DEAL INSIGHT

Distressed businesses – what you need to know about them

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Kevin Counihan from SIA Group talks to us about some of th...

HOW-TO GUIDES

What financial and legal documents do I need when buying a business?

Buying a business can be a complex process, but there are a number of documents that can be used to ...

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How to Pay the Right Price for a Subscription-Based Business

From a business buyer’s perspective, what are the attractions of a subscription-based business...

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M&A Market Continues to Thrive Towards End of 2018 - Could Stronger Headwinds be Coming Our Way?

BDO’s Private Company Price Index/Private Equity Price Index (PCPI/PEPI) quarterly report for ...

DEAL INSIGHT

What price should a business buyer open with?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Rob Goddard from Evolution CBS How much you should offer w...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Staying competitive: technology for your business

Innovation in tech is expected to continue into 2019. As an entrepreneur, this presents opportunitie...

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Will your business scale up through acquisition in 2019?

During a year of tremendous political and economic uncertainty, the mergers and acquisitions market ...

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Buying a Business Without a Broker

It has become increasingly possible to buy a business direct from the seller, without the use of a b...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Administration vs Liquidation: what’s the difference?

In your everyday usage, you may find that the terms “administration” and “liquidat...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Business trends to watch out for in 2019

It’s a new year and you’ve probably set up some resolutions for your business as well as...

FOR BUYERS

Using an earn-out agreement in a business sale

Simply put, an earn-out agreement is a contractual prearrangement in an acquisition which mandates t...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Buying a business in debt

Every business decision carries an element of risk. It's understandable, then, when looking to ...