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How advanced analytics is being used in M&A to build talent

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How are talent shortages driving M&A? A recent EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer report found that 52 per cent of the businesses they spoke to said they were planning to actively pursue M&A in the coming months. The survey found that motivations for deal activity centred around the desire to boost their transitional capabilities. In other words, businesses need to be highly adaptable and flexible in order to compete in an increasingly tech-driven world. Agility is the new must-have capa...

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CGT loophole could cause problems for entrepreneurs

One of the most significant events to affect the corporate M&A market occurred this year when Alista...

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Post Merger Integration - Thinking about the human elements of any acquisition or merger

Last month we examined the importance of setting up a framework of teams to manage the post integrat...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Uncertain Times for Entrepreneurs

The mood of small and medium-sized enterprises in the UK has changed dramatically in the past six mo...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Chapter 11 style insolvency rules

Insolvency experts and turnaround specialists are gearing up for a surge in corporate debt problems ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Chapter 11-style insolvency rules?

Now that the Summer of gloom is in full swing, some business sectors are looking forward to a bumper...

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Searching for an acquisition opportunity

There are many advantages to buying an established business; they can help you rapidly increase turn...

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Post Merger Integration

It is generally well known that a significant percentage of mergers and acquisitions fail to deliver...

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Pre-pack Administrations

What is a pre-pack? A pre-pack is a deal for the sale of an insolvent company's assets which i...

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The Sage of Omaha on why people want to sell businesses to him

Couldn't resist repeating the latest comments from Warren Buffett about the reasons people want...

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Acquisition Strategy

Acquisition strategy is about finding a target company that will grow the value of your overall busi...

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Achieving Post-Merger Harmony

When two companies meet to discuss the possibility of merging together, a likely question that will ...

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How to Finance your Business

To stand any chance of survival, you need to locate sources of finance to enable business growth and...

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Methods of Valuing a Business

Methods of Valuing a Business There is no correct price for a business. Valuing a business is alway...

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Tax implications of vendor finance

With debt funding still difficult to obtain, other forms of finance for corporate acquisitions are b...