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Mar 2017
There’s a really interesting blog doing the rounds about business sales. It’s a canny piece of content marketing for a new business. Its ‘hook’ is exploring the Warren Buffett approach to Mergers & Acquisitions. So you can get the flavour, here’...
Mar 2017
Anyone who has ever attended a BCMS masterclass – or met us at a networking event – will know that we are always stressing the importance of looking far and wide when researching potential acquirers in any business sale. Our 25-strong research team...
Mar 2017
London-based forestry and garden machinery distributor FR Jones & Son has been acquired by an investment consortium in a deal advised by BCMS. The family-run supplier of chainsaws, mowers, climbing gear, workwear and tools was sold to a...
Mar 2017
The Chancellor has delivered a number of measures within today’s budget which are likely to inject a feeling of nervousness into the hearts of many small- to mid-sized business owners. This year’s budget was always penned to be a cautionary one,...
Mar 2017
A new webinar tackling the thorny subject of Earn Outs is now available to view online, for free. When considering the sale of a business, company owners often worry that their acquirer may demand they stay in the business for a period post-sale,...
Mar 2017
Did anyone catch this series of Dragons’ Den? While not as high profile, perhaps, as in previous years, it has been a fascinating watch. It remains compelling viewing for entrepreneurs everywhere. The series ended Sunday with the news that two...
Feb 2017
Our new BCMS headquarters in Kingsclere was officially opened this week by a special guest, Sir Clive Woodward. He is, of course, the man who guided England to Rugby World Cup glory, and our Olympic Athletes to the London 2012 games. As part of the...
Feb 2017
A leading UK supplier of water treatment equipment has been sold to a Belgium-headquartered international group, in a deal advised by BCMS. Pollet Water Group (PWG) has acquired Cambridgeshire-based UVO3 from founders Peter and Jill Wadsworth for an...

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