What would happen if you could no longer run your small business? Do you have an exit strategy?

Complimentary workshops for small business owners available during April and May 2015 If your circumstances change suddenly, and you needed to exit your business in the near future, how well prepared are you and the business? Would you be able to begin a process that will enable you to make an orderly, clean departure from […]

Family business succession is not the easiest exit option!

Research for the Department of Business Innovation and Skills, published in May 2014, estimated that there were over 850,000 family businesses in the UK – 71% of all SME’s. Whilst there are differing views on the precise definition, and consequently number, of “family businesses,” they are undoubtedly a major component of the UK business economy. […]

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 […]