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Top Tips For A New Breed Of MBO

FOR BUYERS

An MBO can be a lengthy undertaking, with numerous aspects that require navigating. It’s vital that you approach one in the right way to ensure that negotiations go well and that, ultimately, the process is a smooth and successful one that allows you to fulfil your aims. Strategy-lead design agency fst has recently undergone an MBO in the form of its Legacy Deal. This saw three new partners take over the firm’s management and ownership. Here, the new generation of partners Charlie ...

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...

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The most challenging aspect of selling a business

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, we talk to Jonathan Jay about the most challenging aspect ...

FOR BUYERS

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...

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...

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Companies in Administration

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

DEAL INSIGHT

How do you value a potential acquisition?

In this video of our Deal Insight series, we talk to Jonathan Jay about valuing potential acquisitio...

FOR BUYERS

Top tips for choosing a franchise

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

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Is Britain in the midst of a takeover boom?

The end of April represented a crescendo in what has already been a year packed with deals involving...

FOR BUYERS

Booming Medtech, a Honeypot for Business Buyers

Private equity and venture capital investors are moving cash into the medical and health technology ...

FOR BUYERS

Why are some acquisition deals abandoned?

New research reveals some of the primary reasons for deal failure Despite the best intentions, some...

FOR BUYERS

Advice for one in ten small businesses under HMRC investigation

According to a new statement from HMRC, 10 per cent of all small businesses in the UK are being inve...

FOR BUYERS

Consumer trends that could inform your business purchase

There are a number of interesting consumer trends emerging of which entrepreneurs and business buyer...

FOR BUYERS

Cross-border M&A Helps Ireland’s Agri-food and Beverage Sector Protect Itself Against Brexit Impact

As Brexit looms, Ireland’s most important indigenous industry, its agri-food and beverage sect...