Acquisition of Businesses

There are numerous reasons why people and corporates acquire businesses. These reasons may include:

  • ​Gain skills, products or services which are complementary to their existing business
  • Grow their existing business and achieve synergies by putting the two business together
  • Remove a competitor from the market
  • Opportunistically because an opportunity arose that was too good to refuse
  • An individual may want to reap the rewards from owning their own business rather than working for someone else

If you are thinking about acquiring a business or have already identified a business to acquire, we can assist you to:

  • Identify and refine the key attributes and characteristics of the business you wish to acquire i.e. location, transaction size, type of business, etc
  • Compile a list of potential acquisition targets to approach
  • Approach acquisition targets and ascertain their willingness to explore a sale
  • Assess the quality of the acquisition target and establish what the business is worth
  • Prepare a non-binding indicative offer
  • Project managing the due diligence process
  • Raise debt and equity funding
  • Structure and negotiate key transaction terms including term sheets and business acquisition agreements
  • Finalise the acquisition of the business