Business Acquisitions, Sales & Valuations

Improving your competitive position in the marketplace through an appropriate merger or acquisition requires professional help in a variety of areas in order to successfully achieve your goals. Similarly, when disposing of a business it is imperative that you know at the outset how and what you are intending to achieve at the end of the process. Determining the appropriate structure of a business sale or acquisition from the beginning is vitally important.

At Kingscott Dix we are experienced in facilitating both the sale and purchase of businesses.

We can:

  • Help you identify and screen potential business targets using our network of professional contacts.
  • Conduct pre-acquisition due diligence on prospective acquisitions.
  • Prepare a negotiating strategy.
  • Determine whether it is most beneficial for you to buy or sell the shares in a business rather than the underlying assets.
  • Introduce you to lenders who may provide necessary capital for an acquisition.
  • Review the options of cash or share payments, immediate or deferred payments and the different types of earn-outs available.
  • Optimise the tax position of a combined enterprise.
  • Use our skill and judgement to provide a valuation for your business that is suitable for both your needs and HMRC for capital taxes and stamp duty purposes.
  • Provide budgets and forecasts that withstand detailed investigation and can be used to market the sale.
  • Introduce prospective purchasers to you, using our professional contacts, to help facilitate a sale at the best market price available.

Contact us to discuss how we help you with a business sale or valuation