Selling your Business

Selling your business can be both the most exciting and most challenging time in your career. We’re here to help you navigate that.

Selling your Business?

The decision to sell a business is never taken lightly, and support from outside counsel can be invaluable.  A robust exit strategy ensures you realise your end goal with the minimum of disturbance to your business and within your desired timeframe.

Perhaps you are only just beginning to think about reducing your involvement in your business? We will help you identify the options available and plan before ultimately finding the best buyer, whether that’s a competitor, existing management team or family member. We have a strong network of private equity investors, so you can explore whether that is the right route for you.

Identified a buyer? We’ll help you effectively showcase the opportunity, then negotiate the best price and deal structure. As well as capital gains tax planning and maximising the available reliefs, our involvement extends beyond the sale to inheritance tax planning so you protect the value you created.

Our job is to ensure you remain in control throughout the process, adapting and tailoring our support to suit your end goals.

How we can help:

  • Full or partial trade sales
  • Management buy outs or buy-ins
  • Vendor initiated MBOs
  • Private Equity backed buy outs
  • Listing on public exchange
  • Succession strategy
  • Transaction advisory
  • Refinancing
  • Management incentive schemes
  • Demergers and restructuring
  • Capital gains tax planning
  • Inheritance tax planning

Why choose Mazars?

Our experience in helping numerous business owners take the next step means we are conscious of the challenges these transactions often involve. We are on hand to advise and support from the beginning to end, so that the entire process is as smooth and efficient as possible. 

What our clients say

“Mazars Deal Advisory was instrumental in delivering a successful outcome for us, including a focus on the detail and key terms at the outset. They were highly responsive throughout and managed us through a complicated process with a commercial approach to advice to ensure the deal completed. Our business is now part of a growing credit management group which we are excited to see develop even further in the coming years.”

Richard Martin, Founder & Managing Director – Credit Style Limited

Your key contact

David Baggott works within Mazars Deal Advisory (Mergers & Acquisitions), and is passionate about helping entrepreneurs realise their ultimate goals through investment, funding and the exiting of their business.  Working as part of a global Deal Advisory practice also allows him to advise on all aspects of growth, including international acquisitions and cross border investment.

Get in touch

It’s never too early to discuss an exit strategy. Complete the form, and David or a member of the team will be in touch to discuss the needs of your business.

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