M&A

There’s two sides to every deal, but what are the buyers of accountancy firms really looking at and looking for?

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In the first of a new three-part series of articles on buying and selling your practice, Richard Sergeant explores what’s happening in the M&A market, what makes a good transaction, and whe

Owner managed practices with older principals are losing clients to rivals, as they assume that the senior accountants will soon retire, according to M&A advis

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All accountants should be talking to both clients and banking contacts about acquisitions, according to Price Bailey corporate finance partner Simon Blake. 

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A growing number of businesses are using alternatives to high street banks to finance deals,

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Profiles of most accounting practices with fees of up to £3m would include a wide range of clients, explains Keith Underwood of

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Start up technology company has tax losses from start of trading - looking to sell the business (core technology / customer base has value to others).

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I want to be really sure of something as it could be an expensive mistake. So thought I would ask you knowledgeable people.

Henderson Global Investors chief financial officer Shirley Garrood has put forward

Growth through M&A activity looks set to continue through 2011 and in particular pre-emptive activity is the “order of the day”, according to PwC head of Corporate Finance, Neil Sutton.

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