Exit

When the time comes to sell, finding the right deal is critical

Exiting a business means different things to different people. We start by working with you to understand what’s most important so that we can shape your exit accordingly. Valuation, legacy, continued involvement and employee security all need to be finely balanced to deliver the right deal. This is never more so than when selling an owner-managed business.

Exits rarely just happen

It is rare that the opportunity to exit a business comes about without a proactive exit strategy.  It’s rarer still that transactions complete successfully from unsolicited approaches. The process of exit planning and building a strategy ready for the event is essential to increasing the chances of controlling the controllable and achieving the desired result.

Selling to Trade or Private Equity?

The dynamics of a sale to a trade buyer or a private equity buyer can differ significantly. In certain circumstances, these processes can be run in parallel. Often, however, an early decision needs to be made on which direction of travel to take.