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WARD & SANKALAS JOIN ETHICAL ADVISOR CAPEQ

WARD & SANKALAS JOIN ETHICAL ADVISOR CAPEQ

Boutique M&A firm CapEQ has continued its rapid expansion in 2020 by appointing two new Directors to the team.

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Key Questions to Determine Scope of a sale Process

Key Questions to Determine Scope of a sale Process

We offer you some of the key questions that can be used to begin to ascertain how broad or how narrow your sale process should be:

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I Will Be Required to Work for a New Owner for Years.

I Will Be Required to Work for a New Owner for Years.

If one of an owner’s exit objectives is to leave the business as soon as possible, he or she needs to direct the exit planning advisor to make that a prerequisite of any sale

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The Business Isn’t Worth Enough to Meet My Financial Needs

The Business Isn’t Worth Enough to Meet My Financial Needs

This is a common and relatively reasonable assumption: why spend time, effort and money to plan to leave your business when you cannot do so today? Why not wait until it is at least theoretically possible to leave before beginning the exit planning process? Consider the following example:

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When do I sell my company?

When do I sell my company?

Like every owner, you will one day exit your business

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Preparation of finding the right buyer

Preparation of finding the right buyer

With a multitude of options in between, it’s our experience that there is a "sweet spot" on this spectrum for your unique deal

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The Add-Back is Only as Good as Its Justification

The Add-Back is Only as Good as Its Justification

For buyers and lenders to accept these "add-backs" into their valuation and underwriting methodology, add-backs must be reasonable, well-documented, and defensible

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Doug Edmunds joins CapEQ

Doug Edmunds joins CapEQ

Recently formed M&A advisor Cap Equity Advisors has signalled its intent to further shake up the industry by appointing Doug Edmunds as a Partner

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WHAT AM I SELLING?

WHAT AM I SELLING?

If you’re thinking of selling your business or some of its assets, you might be wondering what you’re putting on the table.

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Who to Trust - And why you should say No

Who to Trust - And why you should say No

Ask any shareholder who has successfully sold their business, or acquired another, to state the most important aspects of the transaction. Invariably they will mention trust: trust in their advisors and trust in the counterparty. Without this high level of trust, it is almost impossible to complete a transaction.

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