MBO Case Study – Caremark / Clinovia

CMC Partner David Brassington led the turnaround of a poorly performing service business following a Management Buy-Out.  Over a 2 year period profits increased from £0.6million to £3million and the business was subsequently sold at 5x the acquisition price. Background Caremark Ltd provided specialised healthcare services to the NHS and pharmaceutical companies. The company had […]

Case Study – One Ltd – Growing to Greatness

Growing to Greatness for a Talented Design and Communication Agency CMC provided expertise, experience and mentoring to help talented directors achieve business growth and accomplish their ambition of delivering a distinctive personal quality service to profitable clients.  The Challenge: Directors had limited knowledge of sales and financial forecasting, analysing, and planning Poor profit margins despite steady growth […]

Case Study – Turnaround for a winning concept – a specialist steel fabricator

CMC has helped this specialist steel fabricator to return to profitability by re-focussing on its core strengths and formalising key business processes, allowing the owner to manage the business proactively. The Challenge: –Return the business to profitability Create time for the owner to run the business and stop the business running him Eliminate time wasting […]

Case Study – Turning a Reactive Business to Proactive Business

CMC is helping this successful business to position itself for significant business growth, reduce risks, plan for the future and – when he is ready – provide the founder with a comfortable retirement. The Challenge:  –Introduce effective business skills Broaden the customer base Change a reactive culture to planned, strategic growth Enable the founder to […]

Case Study – Raising Finance to Help a Dream turn into a Reality

The Story of a New Business Start Up and Raising Finance By recommendation, CMC was approached to help a qualified lawyer turn his business idea into reality. This entrepreneur highlighted a niche business to help unsigned musicians and bands get recognized through exposing their music to fans, with the use of contests, voting and social media. […]

Case Studies

CMC have helped clients in all stages of the business life cycle, from difficult start-ups to successful re-launches, to succession plans and exit strategies. We create long-term relationships with business owner-managers to help them achieve their objectives. Please select case studies from our main service areas. Start Up – Case Studies Grow – Case Studies […]

Case Study – Prosperous Sale Positioning with Proper Planning and Preparation

Industry: Professional Services Issue/Objectives: Company exit with early due diligence preparation Our CMC partner was intrigued in late 2010 to be introduced via a network contact to a company whose owners had heard of CMC’s bespoke approach to providing tailored exit plans. After a relatively short meeting it was clear that the owners wished to […]