We offer advice on all aspects of acquisitions from initial strategic planning, target identification and valuation, through to deal negotiations, completion and beyond.
Buying a business can be a very effective strategy to acquire specific capabilities (in people or technology) or to simply build scale – perhaps with an enhanced exit at a later date in mind. Our focus on the tech sector ensures that we thoroughly understand both the technology drivers and the market drivers.
We are not only well versed in the processes involved in making acquisitions but are also very well-connected in the Tech sector with potential sellers. We first develop your acquisition strategy, starting with exploring your core objectives and target identification and qualification, then work with you through to essential deal negotiations and completion.
Prism Acquisition Mandate
We like to keep an eye on M&A activity across the tech sector, so we constantly monitor transactions and therefore understand the prevailing trends and appetite within it. We invest time in analysing deals, deal rationales and deal metrics. This on-going valuable investment in our knowledge base allows us to make informed recommendations to acquirers. We can help at any stage of acquisition, and the fee structure is flexible depending on the specific nature of each assignment.
Typically, a business acquisition involves the following stages: