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.
Prism is not only well versed in the processes involved in making acquisitions but is also well-connected in the Technology sector with buyers. We can work with you to develop and execute your acquisition strategy, from exploration of the core objectives, to target identification & qualification, right through deal negotiations to completion.
Our acquisition services extend throughout the following:
Prism Acquisition Mandate
The Prism team constantly monitors M&A activity within the Technology sector and therefore understands the prevailing trends and appetite within it. We analyse numerous deals, looking at specific activities, deal rationales and deal metrics. This on-going valuable investment in our knowledge base allows the team to make informed recommendations to acquirers to ensure every aspect is considered and at the right time. The team can assist with some or all stages of the acquisition process. The fee structure is flexible depending on the specific nature of the individual assignment.
Typically, a business acquisition involves the following stages: