Category: Corporate Finance

Funding an Acquisition

March 2019

It is vital for a buyer seeking to acquire a company to understand the different options available to them for funding an acquisition. The mix of finance chosen will determine how the proposed deal can be structured and will affect the...

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Insolvency Q&A

February 2019

What is Insolvency? A company or individual is deemed insolvent if they can’t pay their debts as and when they fall due. Inability to pay debts is defined broadly in the Insolvency Act as: Unable to pay debts as they...

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Our North East Member Firm Advises on Biostore Limited Sale

January 2019

We are delighted to announce that our North East member firm, Tait Walker Corporate Finance acted as exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of Biostore Limited on its sale to leading UK business-critical software provider, IRIS Software Group. BioStore is a...

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Succession Blog Issue 4 – Planning Your Exit and Retirement

January 2019

In the previous blog we explored the importance of advisers in assisting to control the MBO process and achieve a successful buy out. This blog focuses on the optimum amount of time you need to plan for your retirement. There...

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Succession Blog Issue Three – Complete Control

January 2019

In the previous blog we explored the benefits of an Employee Management Incentive Share Option Scheme. This blog focuses on the importance of advisers in assisting to control the MBO process and achieve a successful buy out. If you are the...

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Succession Blog Issue Two – EMI

December 2018

In the previous blog we explored whether an MBO could be achievable as a way to plan for succession. This was from a business owner’s perspective. There is another way to plan for succession that takes a little longer. However,...

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Succession Blog Issue One – Should I Stay or Should I Go?

December 2018

Business owners often ask us if there’s a chance they could exit their business and allow management to succeed them. Managers can also be keen to find out if they can buy out their bosses. The replies to both are...

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Key Steps to a Successful Business Acquisition

November 2018

With the cost of finance remaining at record lows, and with successful businesses with strong balance sheets continuing to look towards further growth, we outline the key steps to a successful business acquisition and how we can add real value...

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Our North East Member Firm Assist With Management Buyout

November 2018

Over the past couple of years there have been some changes at Barnard Castle based Steel Fabricator S&A which have now resulted in the sale of the building fabrication side of the business in a management buyout. With the support...

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MHA Corporate Finance Teams Rank Highly in Experian’s Q3 2018 Report

October 2018

Four of our member firms have been ranked highly in Experian’s latest M&A report for Q3 2018. MHA Broomfield Alexander were ranked most active financial advisers in Wales, Tait Walker were ranked most active financial advisers in the North East of England, Larking Gowen were...

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