Case Study – Firefly Lighting Design Case Study – Growing Globally

Going Global with support of CMC Partners CMC provided skills, experience and mentoring to the enthusiastic, highly creative directors in achieving their ambition of expanding their services globally.  The Challenge: Directors had no experience of growing a business, sales & marketing or building a network Little management experience and no experience of directing a company […]

Case Study – Selling a Business

CMC Partner Simon Scott provided invaluable advice and guidance to the owners of a Delicatessen Food Manufacturer, based in Oxfordshire, as he prepared them and guided them through the sale of the business. Background Although the Client had attempted to sell the business previously, through a broker, they had found little success. Business brokers often […]

Case Study – A Successful Business Exit Strategy Through Planned Succession

The majority of business owners approach their company from an income perspective, with little regard to long-term exit strategy. Even when they approach other professionals, such as accountants and brokers, with a view to selling or exiting their businesses, the feedback they receive is not holistic or based on their personal goals. With CPL, a […]

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 […]