Company Sale

Your company sale is in safe hands. We understand owner managed businesses and entrepreneurs, that’s why our sell side service is tailored to suit your every need.

Company Sale

With your dedicated experienced business advisers and their support team together with our international reach, we really are best placed to assist in the sale of your company. We employ a proven, disciplined and pragmatic approach to selling companies in the £1M to £5M space. It starts with us getting to know you and your business inside out, so that we can understand your goals and ambitions and more importantly, how to make them happen.

Our sell side service includes:

  • Getting to know you and your business in depth.
  • Indicative valuation.
  • Design a value maximising sales process.
  • Preparation of confidential information memorandum.
  • Identifying and approaching potential acquirers.
  • Dealing with indicative offers.
  • Coordination of site visits (if appropriate).
  • Handling enquiries and execution of Non Disclosure Agreements.
  • Negotiating letters of intent.
  • Management of the due diligence process and data rooms.
  • Contractual negotiations and management of the legal process through to closing.
  • If you are considering a sale in the next 1-3 years, you may benefit from our Exit Strategy Review.

PROCESS

  1. Detailed fact find of the business to ascertain strengths and weaknesses.
  2. Preparation of confidential sales memorandum.
  3. Research and identification of potential acquirers using our extensive database access.
  4. Contacting identified potential acquirers.
  5. Arranging for the execution of Non Disclosure Agreement.
  6. Dealing with initial information circulation and early stage negotiations.
  7. Negotiating letters of intent.
  8. Managing the data room and due diligence process.
  9. Agreeing heads of terms.
  10. Instructing and managing lawyers for all parties.

Completed Deals

Completed Deals

Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Business

Lead advisor to the shareholders of a Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Business.

Completed Deals

Firecare Security and Electrical Business

Lead advisor to the exiting shareholders of Firecare Security and Electrical.

Completed Deals

Online Motorcycle Spare Part Specialist

Lead advisor to the exiting shareholders of this motorcycle spare part specialist, online retailer.

Other types of Consultancy Services
Business Exit Strategy

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 with the aim of steering strategic decisions to maximise shareholder value at sale.

Acquisition Services

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.

Business Valuation Report

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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