Category: Corporate Finance

When is the Best Time to Sell a Business?

October 2017

Identifying Internal and External Factors We often see great businesses that are not quite ready to sell. Businesses typically need to consider internal and external factors before they are ready. Identifying these factors early (which may be as much as...

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UK M&A and Business Growth Finance in an Ever Changing World

October 2017

Background  Ongoing political events in the UK and the USA have undoubtedly affected the outlook for UK mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity. We should also not forget that there are ongoing issues in France and Germany, despite the recent election results,...

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Vendor Funded vs Deferred MBOs

September 2017

The Management Buyout (MBO) is re-emerging as a popular succession route. We have also seen variations of it, including Vendor Funded and Deferred MBOs. The former requires no external funding but where the owner is happy to exit immediately. The latter...

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The Key Steps to a Successful Acquisition

September 2017

With the cost of finance remaining at record lows, and with successful businesses with strong balance sheets continuing to look towards further growth, Laurence Whitehead, Head of the MHA Corporate Finance group outlines the four key steps to a successful business...

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MHA Corporate Finance Team Ranks 9th in the UK by Transaction Volume in H1 2017

August 2017

Four of our member firms have been ranked highly in Experian’s latest M&A report for H1 2017 – Broomfield & Alexander Ltd and Tait Walker both finished top of the league table in Wales and the North East respectively, Moore...

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Another Good Year for MHA Corporate Finance Team

January 2017

Congratulations to three of our member firms who feature highly in the Experian MarketIQ 2016 UK & Ireland M&A full year Report. Broomfield Alexander, finished top of the Wales league for a second year completing 16 transactions. Tait Walker moved...

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Deals continue to increase despite Brexit vote

September 2016

So far, 2016 has proved to be another busy year for corporate finance advisors, with deal volumes continuing to increase year on year. Whilst the number of transactions taking place has not quite reached the pre-recession levels seen in 2007,...

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Brexit, what does it mean for Corporate Finance?

July 2016

Whatever your point of view, there is no doubting that the recent Leave result has caused a level of uncertainty in the economy, with a direct impact on currency and share markets. Some companies may see this as a huge...

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FRS102 and its impact on Corporate Finance Assignments

May 2016

There are a number of areas that FRS102 is changing in UK GAAP which will have an impact on transactions and other corporate finance work. Asset Values A key change in the new GAAP in the UK as a result...

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