Getting your tax affairs in order is never more important than in the lead-up to selling your business, says Peter Ball, tax partner at Smith & Williamson.
Ever wondered what an investor looks for in a business? An exit strategy is fundamental, according to Supper Club partner Inflexion Private Equity.
While the number of global M&A transactions rose by 2.9% year-on-year in 2017, the combined deal value actually fell by 2%.
The Supper Club’s entrepreneurial members laid bare their thoughts on managing acquisitions.
The Supper Club’s most recent report, entitled Buy To Build, asked its membership of high-growth entrepreneurs, as well as partners, about approaching an acquisition deal.
Communication is easily one of the most challenging elements of mergers and acquisitions. Here’s how to ensure no one is left out of the loop.
Selling a business is an exciting, life-changing event. Without proper planning, however, there is a risk that after you die a large proportion of the proceeds might go to HMRC in the form of Inheritance Tax.
If you’re selling a business that operates from premises that will be included in the sale, purchasers will want to take a look.
You need to make your company as attractive as possible to get the best price and avoid a lengthy wait to garner interest.
Most prospective buyers will expect you to name your price, even if only as a starting point for negotiations.
Not only is the condition of the business itself of particular importance but as the seller, your own situation will have an impact.
Bizdaq CEO Sean Mallong believes selling a business has never been easier, as he tells Real Business two years after being recognised as a disruptive startup.