Helping business owners and management teams sell their companies
This is a full disposal allowing a shareholder to dispose of 100% of their business asset to a trade buyer. In return they are given a consideration of money or paper, all on day of completion or over a period of time referred to as an earn out.
MANAGEMENT BUY OUT (MBO)
A MBO (and also a vendor instigated MBO) provides the management team with the opportunity to buy the business from the existing shareholders, having demonstrated their ability to ‘add value’.
As a business grows there are opportunities to acquire either a direct competitor or a business in an associated trade. Acquisitions can be in the UK or further afield, e.g. Europe or USA.
Above are the key service offerings that we at LockDutton Corporate Finance provide. We have considerable experience across all services, in our chosen sectors specialisms.
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Sector focus - TMT, Manufacturing and Support Services
AT LOCKDUTTON, WE ARE FOCUSED ON THREE CORE SECTORS, ENABLING US TO BE EXPERTS IN THESE FIELDS
At LockDutton we are committed to delivering outstanding service and advice.
To this end we remain focused upon three core sectors, enabling us to leverage industry knowledge and a network of experts.
We focus on the needs of our clients and what they are looking to achieve from a transaction both emotionally and financially.
Not all businesses are the same and it is important that we understand both the business drivers and the shareholder / directors needs. Our aim is to deliver a blend that meets all parties aspirational requirements.
The UK has a strong and growing Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) industry. We have completed a number of transactions in this sector. Within TMT we focus on deals in cyber security, e-commerce, online and offline media, software services as well as telecoms and data convergence.
The UK has a vibrant manufacturing industry. Our transaction experience suggests that high quality manufacturers remain in demand from both trade buyers and private equity (financial) buyers. Our experience in manufacturing spans FMCG, defence, aerospace, engineering, electronics and oil and gas sub-sectors.
We have completed a number of transactions in this sector. Within Support Services we have completed deals in business process outsourcing, consultancies, training, facilities management, logistics, professional services, recruitment and waste management.