Exit strategy

Stand out amongst your peers, have an Exit Strategy in place

An exit strategy doesn’t necessarily mean you are looking to leave or sell your business. It can be this, but it can also act as a contingency plan. Having an exit strategy can keep your business moving, providing an income and keeping it viable in the unforeseeable event of the business owner not being able to manage it for a period of time, or even permanently.   With this in mind, the largest generation category of SME […]

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 […]

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 […]

Phil McConnell

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Selling a Business

Helping you sell your business You have spent many years building a successful business and now you feel the timing is right to say goodbye and sell it. This is not an easy thing to do when you consider the emotional bond you have formed towards your business, your staff and your customers. Are you […]