Preparing emotionally for a sale

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 9 February 2024

There are many articles available about preparing your business for a sale to help you achieve the best price. We have written some too: check out our blog for more information on that. But what about preparing you? There are emotional implications to selling something that’s taken up a huge part of your life for […]

Published on 9 February 2024 by

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Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 21 November 2023

Hotel Chocolat acquired by Mars Corporation M&A news is currently dominated by the sale of Hotel Chocolat to Mars Corporation, in part due to the price tag – £534m, which is roughly double what the company’s share price suggested it was worth. Many articles are focusing on the opportunities this brings to Hotel Chocolat, but […]

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Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 11 September 2023

Kingsbrook’s recent deals highlight the skills and attributes that drive sale value Kingsbrook is delighted to have completed a number of deals recently, across a range of sectors. Four of them were in the IT/SaaS, healthcare software and freight forwarding sectors. These are proving to be well-performing sectors this year, and each project received high […]

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I’ve received an offer for my business – what should I do next?

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 25 July 2023

Receiving an offer Receiving an unsolicited offer for your business does happen – several of our clients come to us having experienced this exact scenario. If you have received an offer, here are a few tips for you to consider. The first thing you’ll need to do is decide if the valuation is fair, by […]

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Finding the right buyer: our research process

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 15 June 2023

At Kingsbrook we believe that our research capabilities are one of the most important parts of our service. So much so that this is our largest single expense outside of staff. Our research team is dedicated to finding a choice of strategically motivated and financially strong acquirers for our clients’ businesses. We have put together […]

Published on 15 June 2023 by

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When should I tell my staff I am selling my business?

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 2 May 2023

The truth is that the sale of your business to the right buyer should be good news for your staff. The buyer will have more resources than you, as a private shareholder, will ever have. This means greater investment, faster growth, new employment, and promotion opportunities. The best buyer will be planning to increase the […]

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Burning questions from business owners – part three

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 17 April 2023

When is the right time to sell my business? This is one of the most frequent questions asked when clients first come to speak to us. Business owners are understandably worried about whether now is a good time, with the economic situations affecting the world. Here at Kingsbrook we see this as very personal question […]

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Burning questions from business owners – part two

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 1 February 2023

Is my business ready for a sale? This is a question we are asked frequently when talking to new clients. There are a number of areas to consider, and can vary from sector to sector, but in our 30+ years of selling companies, there are four main points we consider when taking on new clients: […]

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Burning questions from business owners – part one

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 1 January 2023

What is my business worth? In part one of a new series where we address the top questions we get asked by business owners, we take the most asked question of all: What is my business worth? The short answer is: it is worth what the market is willing to pay for it! The long […]

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Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 1 May 2022

Climate change has become a hot topic (sorry) in recent years, and will continue to be the defining focus going forwards. World governments are instigating green agendas, and businesses are working towards sustainability targets, such as a transition to net zero emissions by 2050. This changing landscape is affecting both the political and M&A worlds. […]

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What is the future for the office?

Published in Insights by Emma Curtis on 20 March 2022

The post-COVID working environment Now that COVID restrictions have been lifted, workers are returning to the office. But questions remain about the office/home working balance – what will workers want going forward? The pandemic has shown us that the working from home model can be successful. With the rise of Teams, Zoom and other online […]

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