Business Exit Strategy
Planning for the sale of any business should start well in advance. Businesses that successfully sell for the right amount of consideration plan at least three years ahead.
We aim to assist in the planning process, by providing a critical review of the business, with the aim of steering strategic decisions to maximise shareholder value at sale.
The review is performed by experienced Consultants with keen M&A insights and many years of experience. The process will help you better understand:
- How a buyer will view your business.
- Developing and presenting growth strategies.
- Preparing to go to market.
We provide an in depth report aimed at pinpointing areas of improvement and steering of strategy to maximise the results at sale. This service is performed on a fixed fee basis which is credited against any future M&A transaction fees.
This service will ensure the business is in optimal position for sale in the future. Any business owners considering an exit in the future, would benefit from our Exit Strategy Review as early on as possible.
- Workshop to define your objectives.
- Conduct a thorough analysis of the business.
- Analyse the industry and relevant transaction data.
- Consider any strategies that will improve value and saleability.
- Perform a financial analysis and valuation opinion.
- Provide guidance on preparing for sale.
As part of the process, we review key value drivers, competitors, the market generally and SWOT analysis. We will also provide prospective on the current M&A market, current value indication and recommendations covering key financial and legal factors.
Business Exit Strategy Advisers
If you are considering selling your business, we advise you to consider planning your business exit strategy between three and five years in advance. Whatever your reasons for selling, our experienced business exit strategy advisors will help you to develop your bespoke strategy suitable for your business and goals. We have supported business owners across many industries for many years to have a smooth exit transition.
We have many years of collective Mergers & Acquisition expertise and a robust infrastructure of databases and experience to source domestic and international targets for our clients. We help buyers and sellers with advice and support throughout the M&A process.
With your dedicated experienced advisor and their support team together with our international reach, we really are best placed to assist in the sale of your company. Our experts are well versed in company sales and sell side advisory services.
Our Business Valuation Report is a full report or detailed letter with an independent opinion of your business valuation, and assets. It is prepared by our team of expert business consultants, with many years of experience in the M&A market.
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Selling a business in the UK
At Hilton Smythe we typically help sell businesses of all shapes and sizes from across the UK. If you’re thinking of selling or would simply like some honest advice then get in touch for a confidential chat.