You find a merger partner that ticks all the boxes strategically. You do coffee and lunch (several times); shake hands on a broad outline of a deal; share the news with business partners on a need-to-know basis and you are ready to get stuck into the nitty gritty of deal-making.
A business sale is a one-off opportunity to crystallise the value that owners have invested over the years, often a generation. It is critical to get it right.
We work with a diverse range of private equity firms and recognise its positive impact.
RSM’s specialist team supports shareholders, management teams and other interested parties with advice based on our unique depth and breadth of experience.
RSM can help you find buyers, make your business more attractive and negotiate the best possible terms for your business’ sale.
Over the last few years the debt capital markets have changed and there has been a return of confidence. Our debt advisory team comprises former bankers, asset financiers and accountants that all have extensive knowledge of the debt market to provide advice on the appropriate funding structure for your transaction.
Although a highly effective mechanism for achieving a change of control, management buy-outs are notoriously difficult to negotiate. RSM have a deep understanding in managing these complex processes. We’ll help you in acting for the vendor or management team navigate the complexities to reach a successful conclusion.
Richard is an audit partner in the media and technology group, based in London. He advises clients ranging from innovative and disruptive early stage tech and media companies, all the way through to large private and listed businesses.