Preparing a business for sale – what needs to be done?

Preparing a business for sale will get it into the best possible shape for an eventual sale and will help a business owner to maximise the proceeds. This isn’t about window dressing, but making sure that the business has reached its true potential and will stand the scrutiny from potential buyers. Some golden rules for […]

5 expensive mistakes to avoid when selling your business for a great price

Business exit strategy planning or selling your business outright is one of the most crucial elements of a company’s life cycle.  If not planned correctly the negative financial impact for the company and individuals involved can be significant, not least in financial terms. So what are the common mistakes an owner should avoid making? 1   […]

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 […]

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 […]

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