Growth through acquisition: Bunzl - the ultimate case study

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

For any business enjoying a period of strong financial performance, expanding its portfolio through acquisitions is an attractive prospect. Whether the growth comes from taking over rival companies, i... continue reading

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FOR SELLERS

Selling your Business to a Rival

FOR SELLERS

When you are ready to sell your business, looking to rivals as potential buyers may be difficult to stomach, but is often highly rewarding from a busi... continue reading

Exit strategies: plan for the door from day one

FOR SELLERS

Your business is going well, even expanding. When this is the case, why consider an exit strategy? How and when to build an effective exit strategy has been a matter of contention for decades and it ... continue reading


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FOR BUYERS

Due diligence: the legal element

FOR BUYERS

Due diligence is an investigation and analysis by the buyer of the viability of your business. A valuable risk management tool for buyers of businesse... continue reading

Bolt-on acquisitions: can they be successful even if making a loss?

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Businesses are always looking to drive growth but the companies that are set to make a killing are those with their eyes open; businesses and leaders who are switched on to the plethora of growth aven... continue reading


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DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

What is invoice financing?

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Invoice financing is a funding option for a continuing business or start-up without necessarily approaching a bank. Also known as accounts receivable... continue reading

Companies in Administration

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

In what circumstances does a company find itself in administration? Financial difficulties can lead to a company being placed into administration. Whilst it is in administration, the company, along w... continue reading


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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Growth through acquisition: Bunzl - the ultimate case study

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

For any business enjoying a period of strong financial performance, expanding its portfolio through acquisitions is an attractive prospect. Whether th... continue reading

Boosting your Business’s Green Credentials through Acquisition

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

According to Larry Fink, CEO of the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock, “sustainable investing will become a core component of how everybody invests in the future”. He believes ... continue reading


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Why Cybersecurity Presents a Hot Opportunity for Business Buyers

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Cybersecurity businesses across the globe are being approached by buyers wanting to take advantage of a unique and lucrative opportunity. Investors in... continue reading

Brewers' Bounty: the rise of microbreweries

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We all know a friend who has tried to make their own beer in a home-rigged brewery: more often than not, it ends in a hoppy, fizzy disaster. Spurred by a trend in the USA - which is now home to 1.1 mi... continue reading


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