Merger & Acquisition Advisory
Our Merger & Acquisition advise to business and prospective owners maximise value through confidential and highly managed sale processes. Our team assist our clients in achieving exceptional value through identifying strategic buyers and creating competitive advantage which is maintained by closely managing all aspects of the commercial negotiations and completion process. We give expert advice to entrepreneurs behind significant businesses, whether owner managed, private equity backed or public companies. We enjoy building very close relationships with our clients and expertly bridge the culture of ownership with institutionally orientated corporate and financial buyers.
Buy & Sell Side Advisory
As BDO we specialise in mid-market mergers and acquisitions, including helping to source and acquire businesses, management buy-outs and finance raising advice. Whether you are a corporate, a financial institution or an individual with financial backing, we can help you identify and acquire potential target companies. When selling a business is about timing, preparation, identifying the best potential buyers and strong negotiation.
The buy or sell process can involve anything from a full sector acquisition search to making introductions with companies that we already know. Similarly, we can help you out with as little or as much advice and assistance as you need to complete the deal.
Our team can support you through the sale or buy process, working alongside you to identify and mitigate valuation issues, helping you to maintain control of the process and find the best arrangement to maximise your return.
How we can help you
- Give you specialist advice from the beginning to the end
- Identify and evaluate all your options
- Value your business and explain the rationale
- Advice on the best way to present the business and its financial performance
- Produce the Information Memorandum and other sale documentation
- Identify potential acquirers or investors and help you choose the appropriate party
- Negotiate the price and make sure the terms of the transaction are optimised
- Assist your attorneys in drafting a strong Sale and Purchase Agreement
- Provide international tax advice to ensure the structure is efficient for you
- Our Transaction Services team can also assist prior to and during the sale process through grooming and vendor due diligence.