If you wish to retire, change direction, sell your business and take the value for the work you have invested in it, or make a strategic divestment, we can help you with a trade sale or an IPO (Initial Public Offering). .
A sale requires careful planning and preparation, should follow logical steps and be handled professionally to achieve the optimum result. We can advise you on the process, the timing and any necessary pre-sale structural changes. We have the knowledge and experience to manage the sale through to successful completion.
A business sale is a confidential matter and must be conducted with discretion, for which we have an unblemished reputation. The sensitive handling of staff is also vital to a successful sale. We can advise you how confidentiality will be managed during the sale and how to handle relevant communications with both management and staff.
How we can assist you:
- Value the business and help you set an asking price
- Advise on the strategy for the sale
- Help you prepare for the sale including preparation of an information memorandum
- Market the business for sale
- Negotiate the sale
- Co-ordinate the process through to completion
In short we can manage the sale for you, away from your business so you can concentrate on running the business.
A company or business sale typically takes 4-6 months to complete depending on the availability of information and the number and terms and conditions of offers received.
Fees will vary according to the circumstances of each case and will be discussed once the details of the engagement are known.