Buying A Business

Buying a business is often the most effective and efficient means of growing your business either in terms of scale, or by entering into new geographic markets or service areas. It is also one of the easiest ways of losing money if you don’t do it properly.

How we can help

We have over 20 years specialist experience of buying, selling and growing companies both in industry and as an advisor. With the direct experience of having acquired, having been acquired, sold and closed companies whilst in industry, and having advised on landmark transactions such as Aston Martin, Jaguar-Land Rover, Sunseeker, as well as smaller family and owner managed businesses.

The services we offer include:

  • Review of business strategy – buy or build
  • Identification of potential acquisition targets
  • Due Diligence – detailed analysis of acquisition targets to highlight the potential issues and opportunities
  • Financial Plan – support with the preparation of financial plans to correctly model the costs and benefits of the acquisition
  • Negotiation – we will support you through the negotiation process and assist you and your lawyer through the legal contracts
  • Project Management – we are able to support you with the project management of the acquisition process allowing you the time to manage your existing business to ensure that you don’t take your eye off the ball.
  • Integration – we will help you integrate the acquired entity in an appropriate manner to ensure that you gain the synergies and avoid loosing customers and key staff.