To ensure your business is marketed effectively, detailed research is undertaken. This is performed using a mixture of specialist databases covering UK companies, together with an extensive in-house professional contacts database. The aim is generate interest from a number of parties. These can include trade buyers, private equity houses and the management team. It is essential therefore that all options are considered when conducting and compiling the research.
We have advised on a large number of transactions which has led to the development of an extensive network of professional advisers. This includes bankers, lawyers, private equity and other corporate finance advisers, who often have clients that are potential acquirers of businesses.
There are many businesses located overseas that want a UK base for a number of reasons; strategic, logistics and tax planning. The wide range of contacts that we have developed over many years working in corporate finance includes a number of international advisers.
PM+M are members of Praxity, a global alliance of independent accounting and business advisory firms. This membership allows us to share knowledge and expertise nationally and internationally. The size of member firms varies considerably across the globe, providing advice to a wide range of businesses and individuals. This allows us to have access to a large number of potential purchasers, whilst dealing with like-minded advisers. This can often assist with the progression of a business disposal.