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