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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

Why Staff are Key to a Successful Acquisition

More often than not, when you buy an existing business, it has staff members. While it’s easy ...

FOR BUYERS

Company acquisitions: assets versus shares

Buying a business can be an exciting time but did you know there are different ways to buy a company...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

What is invoice financing?

Invoice financing is a funding option for a continuing business or start-up without necessarily appr...

FOR BUYERS

The top 10 questions to ask a seller before buying a business

There are many things to consider when purchasing an existing business. However, one of the best sou...

DEAL INSIGHT

Buying a business out of administration

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Jonathan Jay talks about buying a business from administra...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

What’s Driving Deals in 2018?

How business buyers’ motivations are changing Although M&A activity has generally been growin...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Using Invoice Financing to Fund Acquisitions

Funding an acquisition with the use of invoice financing may not be something you have considered be...

FOR BUYERS

The due diligence process

Are you looking to buy a business or merge with another company? If so, you should conduct a due dil...

DEAL INSIGHT

What advice would you give to someone selling their first business?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, we talk to Jonathan Jay gives his advice to first time bus...

FOR BUYERS

Buying a company: Know who you’re buying from

When purchasing a business, it is not only important to consider what business you are buying, it is...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

How does the winding-up petition process work?

With the number of winding-up petitions on the rise - Business Sale Report data shows a 28 per cent ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

M&A auction tactics - preparation is the key

As M&A auctions grow in popularity among owners wanting to offload divisions or entire businesses, a...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Ambitious UK Manufacturers Chasing Deals

UK manufacturers are scurrying to make acquisitions on the back of a strong period for international...

FOR BUYERS

Legal essentials when buying a business

Successful business buyers can be something of an oxymoron: they are the fastest to act on the right...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Wealth Management Firms and Small Lenders Turning to Acquisitions

UK wealth management firms are facing the challenge of achieving growth in a static market from...

FOR BUYERS

Wealth Management Firms and Small Lenders Turning to Acquisitions

Wealth management firms are discovering that the easiest way to grow their assets under management i...