14 January 2021

Surprising Strength

As we all adapt again to lockdown, we are speaking to many business owners who are asking themselves whether they really have the strength and energy to take their company to the next stage of development. Many don’t believe they have a choice – how could they possibly get a full price for their company in a Covid hit economy? But ...

Every quarter we review Private Equity M&A activity in UK Private Company Director; this assessment of deal volumes and values is a strong indicator of market appetite for investments and acquisitions. We supplement this by surveying equity and debt providers directly to find out how they foresee deal activity in the following quarter. As born optimists, we have been surprised by the strength of the market this last quarter and, while debt may be less readily available, it is evident there is plenty of equity investment impatient to pay a full price to owners wishing to reduce their exposure to their business. 

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8 January 2021

COVID-19 has ignited the market for continuation deals

COVID-19 has ignited the market for continuation deals as “private equity firms have a new set of buyers for their portfolio companies: themselves…”

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1 December 2020

Prosperity during a pandemic: Will you be a winner?

Last week we were delighted to host a healthcare webinar with a panel of experts. Kevin James, Paul Baverstock and Caspar Stauffenberg covered important topics and trends for business owners in the healthcare sector including:

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