It’s often the poison of choice for ambitious entrepreneurs looking to fuel growth, but what exactly happens in a venture capital deal? Real Business goes under the bonnet to find out.
Mergers and acquisitions are complicated. No matter how similar the two parties are, joining them together is always an intricate, complex task – so cyber security due diligence is required.
For your business to reach the next stage of growth, raising capital might be a necessity. Serial entrepreneur Mike France has some tales from the trenches.
The Treasury hopes new laws will make it harder for terrorists and criminals to move money through the UK financial system – which currently costs Britain £24bn a year.
The world of mergers and acquisitions can often be a murky one, so what can SMEs learn from the failled attempt by Kraft Heinz to snap up Unilever?
Some five years ago the government would not contemplate it, companies were not planning for it, and no-one was seriously predicting it. The ‘it’ in question is Brexit. Alongside Donald Trump as president, the once unthinkable referendum result made 2016 an unpredictable year. This has led to some considering a business exit.
DueDil has strengthened its leadership team with a new chief revenue officer, who joins the fintech business from LinkedIn.
Business mergers and acquisitions can be a long and tiring process, but it’s important to keep calm and carry on during the next step.
Having bought back the business he founded earlier in 2016, Harry Brünjes explains why Premier Medical is on the acquisition trail and what that involves.
As an alternative finance strategy that has grown in popularity over the last few years, Adam Tavener argues that a recent downturn in new listings is more likely the result of regulatory pressure and greater due diligence – rather than the easy blame of Brexit.
As the co-founder of business information and intelligence platform DueDil, Damian Kimmelman is well placed to observe which sectors of the market are most likely to experiment with new technology – and it’s medium-sized businesses leading the way.
With RIT Capital Partners announcing it has walked away from a potential £5bn merger with UK rival Alliance Trust, it now joins a long line of M&A deals before it, both public and private, which have collapsed late in the day.