Buying a Business

Buying a business can achieve several business objectives:

  • More rapid growth than can be achieved organically
  • Vertical integration
    • Securing supply chain
    • Securing market
  • Horizonal integration
    • Geographical
    • Associated products
  • Economies of scale
  • Diversification
  • Security (e.g. Management Buy-Out)
  • Entry into the sector

We can support your acquisition in several ways:

  • If you don't know specifically which business to buy, based on your investment criteria we can help find a suitable target
  • Assist you in raising finance for the acquisition
  • Value the target business
  • Help you structure the deal appropriately
  • undertake financial and commercial due diligence
  • Advise solicitors on the share or asset purchase agreement
  • Advise and assist in integrating the acquisition into your existing business

To discuss matters relating to business acquisitions, please get in touch with our Consultant (James Eyre-Walker) or General Practice Director (Scott Cadman) on 01782 848838 or email us using the link below.


You should be aware that some (but not all) aspects of corporate finance work are regulated under our Designated Profession Body (''DPB'') authorisation. Full details of this can be found on our Regulatory Information page.