Transaction support

Turning your business dreams into a successful reality requires specialist assistance and often calls for additional finance. An acquisition, disposal, flotation or international expansion may be the single biggest transaction you will have faced. The support of people who have many years' experience in these areas can make all the difference.

Our team can help you boost your business's appeal to investors and support negotiations with target businesses, or potential acquirers.

Mergers, acquisitions and disposals (M&A)

We have considerable experience in planning M&A deals, supporting negotiations and in completion.

Our involvement at an early stage is advisable to ensure you are properly prepared, as this is fundamental to the success of any M&A transaction.

Our services:

  • Strategic advice, support in the initial planning stage, exploring your options,
  • Business Planning,
  • Acquisition support role,
  • Divestment support role.

Due diligence

In major transactions - such as acquisitions, disposals and mergers - both you and your funders need the best possible assurance that there are no unforeseen hazards inherent in the venture.

We provide an investigative financial analysis of a business, including results/projections, tax, cash flows, management information systems and controls, and management and employee issues. Our commercially focused reports assist you in your evaluation process and satisfy the requirements of your funders.

We provide support throughout transactions, from pre-deal evaluation through to completion and post-deal integration or separation.

Our services include:

  • pre-deal evaluation - Initial desktop review assessment to identify the key risk factors and potential deal breakers in the proposed transaction,
  • investor transaction support - comprehensive financial due diligence review as part of your overall assessment of the proposed transaction,
  • Vendor Support - Pre-sale reviews and grooming of businesses prior to disposal.