Buying and Selling a Business

Sometimes the best way to improve your competitive position in the marketplace is through a merger or acquisition. Not only is this a complex and time consuming process, if it is not well researched and skillfully negotiated it could make matters worse, not better.

We believe in working with you to control and manage a successful and competitive merger, acquisition or business disposal which will maximise the project on your terms and minimise the risk, leaving you to concentrate on the continuing management of your business. where you need the support and assistance of trained professionals. We can help by:

  • Assisting in finding suitable potential acquisitions
  • Identifying synergies and potential cost savings
  • Assessing value and total purchase costs
  • Due diligence investigations and reports
  • Confidential negotiations with vendors
  • Advising on heads of terms and purchase agreement
  • Evaluating and obtaining suitable finance

If you wish to know more about business acquisitions or would like to arrange a free initial meeting in order to discuss how we can help you in more detail please contact us.

Business Disposals

When it comes to selling your business, you will want to maximise the return on your investment by selling at a peak market valuation. The ability to achieve this outcome and your desired exit route will depend largely upon the expertise of your advisers.

We will seek to obtain the best returns for you. We specialise in dealing with entrepreneurial business owners and are committed to maximising the value of smaller and medium sized companies. Our services include:

  • Planning disposal of the business
  • Preparing the business for sale
  • Recommending ways to increase business value in anticipation of a sale
  • Identifying potential purchasers
  • Valuation
  • Confidential negotiations with purchasers
  • Advising on heads of terms and sale agreement
  • Tax planning to minimise overall tax payable
  • Investing the proceeds