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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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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...

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...

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The due diligence process

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

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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...

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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...

DEAL INSIGHT

When is the right time to sell a business?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, we talk to Jonathan Jay about the right time to sell a bus...

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Ambitious UK Manufacturers Chasing Deals

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

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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...

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Focus on Retail - Adapt, Acquire or Die

Just look what is happening on the British high street. New Look, Select Fashion, and House of Frase...

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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...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Companies in Administration

In what circumstances does a company find itself in administration? Financial difficulties can lead...

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Top tips for choosing a franchise

If you often find yourself thinking ‘I could do a better job of this business’ then tak...