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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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Tax Implications of Earn outs

When planning the sale of a business, the tax implications should never be overlooked. With careful ...

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Legal Aspects of Buying and Selling

A company is a separate legal person and if a purchaser acquires all its share capital, it acquires ...

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Selling a Technology Business

Getting the best price when selling a technology business In an ideal world you would start up your ...

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UK Winding-Up Petitions

What is a winding up petition If a company owes money and has refused or neglected to pay the debt,...

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Retirement Sales

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Buying an insolvent business

The Business Sale Report has teamed up with a leading business turnaround practitioner who has put t...

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Now is the time to buy a business

No surprise to learn that in the first quarter of this year, there was a reduced appetite amongst bo...

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Now is the time to buy!

In the first quarter of 2008 there has been a reduced appetite in boardrooms for mergers and acquisi...

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Due Diligence, Buffett Style

For those big, powerful and wise enough, the latest trend in due diligence strategy is... don'...

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Earnouts - key issues to consider

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Buying Distressed Companies

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Selling Your Business: The Need for Documentary Evidence

Selling Your Business: The Need for Documentary Evidence You've done the hard work and built u...