M&A Advisory

As Corporate Finance Advisors our objective is to obtain maximum value whilst minimising the day-to-day disruption of your business. You will benefit from our significant experience in executing M&A transactions and ease the burden of what can be a complex process. For more information on our deal history please refer to the Done Deals section of our website.

We specialise in the following areas:

Start Ups - We regularly work with individuals assisting them in the start-ups of business, including the preparation of business plans and assistance with fund-raising.

Disposals/Exits - We can work with clients to project manage the sale of a company whether it is an owner manager seeking to exit his or her investment or the disposal of an entity within a group of companies. We are experienced in handling disposal mandates that achieve a combination of the best deal within a reasonable timescale.

Mergers & Acquisitions - We can work with clients to project manage mergers and acquisitions, whether it be a client looking at a specific acquisition or seeking to develop a business growth strategy by way of acquisition.

Management Buy Outs & Buy Ins - We regularly work with both MBO and MBI teams assisting them in the analysis, fundraising, project management and completion of transactions.

We also work with MBI teams in the identification of target businesses in specific market sectors.

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances – We can work with businesses to validate the reasons behind forming a Joint Venture or strategic alliance include business expansion, the development of new products or service lines and moving into new markets or geographic locations.

Shareholder Buyouts - We provide valuable advice on the structure and tax implications for an individual or business seeking assistance surrounding a shareholder buyout or buyback, arising from a variety of issues including; retirement, dispute or business restructure.

Douglas Martin

Key Contact

Douglas Martin
Partner

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Client Testimonials

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Case Studies

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