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Whether considering selling your business or not, maximising its value is a must. The Prism team hold regular half-day seminars aimed at business owner-managers wishing to fine-tune their business.→ Learn more about our forthcoming seminars and events
“We are delighted with our first acquisition. Hosted Revolution fits well within our current product and service offering. As well as inheriting a large pool of contract based customers, we are delighted to welcome the excellent business development and support team to Connect. We are now actively looking for new IT businesses to acquire to accelerate our growth at a faster rate.”
Mark MacGregor – Connect Support Services
The decision to buy a business is not one to be taken lightly – there are too many examples of acquisitions gone awry, and evidence from public transactions indicates that all too often value is eroded not built.
Nonetheless Business Acquisition can provide a very effective strategy to build critical mass in a business, and become more attractive to larger predators.
Typically a business acquisition involves the following stages:
You should aim to know at the outset exactly what you are going to do post acquisition. The acquired business will be expecting change and if this opportunity is missed whilst examining what you have bought, it may be much more difficult at a later stage.
Prism keep a close eye on business transactions in our chosen sectors and can assist with some or all stages of the process. The fee structure is flexible depending on the assignment.