It's easy to get fixated on what the terms of any Brexit deal are likely to be, and therefore what kind of market access we are likely to enjoy. We can though be relatively certain that a deal will be worked out that gives UK firms, whether exporting goods or raising capital, access to the EU.
Caroline Belcher of Cavendish Corporate Finance shares her predictions for UK M&A in 2014.
A hefty mix of collating information and corporate housekeeping will steer your company clear of deal-threatening delays. Caroline Belcher advises companies on the four steps to help the sales process go smoothly.
Good advisers will be able to leverage contacts and know how to prepare your business for sale and sector-specific expertise to maximise the value of a transaction.
Proper preparation and tight execution are key to achieving best price on sale, says Caroline Belcher.
You might think you have a decent business plan, but it's probably not good enough to support a sale.
The market for buying and selling different types of companies ebbs and flows, largely moved by the prevailing economic and market conditions, the strategic priorities of corporates and often what particular sectors private equity houses favour.
With the onset of the downturn, timing has become one of the most critical factors in creating value on selling a business. Just like stock picking, it is now all about selecting the best time to exit.
At some point in the life of an owner-manager, it will be time to sell your business. How you prepare for that moment could shape the rest of your life…