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Beauty industry riding the wave of M&A into 2020

FOR BUYERS

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...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Boosting your Business’s Green Credentials through Acquisition

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

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 ...

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

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...

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...