Change of Ownership Transactions

A change of ownership transaction is whereby a business owner either a) wants to sell their business b) acquire another business. In both scenarios, it is likely that a change of control is likely to occur.
Change of Ownership Transactions

Selling your business

There are 3 main ways to sell your business;

  • Trade sale or sale to private equity - where you sell your business to another trading company or institutional investor
  • Management Buyin (MBI) or Management Buyout (MBO) – when single or a select number of individuals purchase the business off the current business owner.
  • Selling to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) – selling the business to a trust, with the beneficiaries being the employee’s of the business.

How do I make the right choice when selling my business?

Understanding your objectives is the absolute priority when selling your business and our 3 step approach will guide you to success.

  • Assess - free pre-engagement exit strategy assessment
  • Understand – discuss our findings and fine tune our understanding of your objectives
  • Implement – choose the right exit route and deliver to completion

What is the process of selling my business?

Financial Director help

Why should I entrust Gravitate with selling my business?

  • Expertise - prior to joining Gravitate, our Corporate Finance director Martin Dean helped to sell numerous businesses in a wide variety of sectors with an overall total transaction value of over £100m. 
  • Network – Gravitate have rapidly become a household name not only locally, but nationally ensuring of network reach is far and wide.
  • Automation – We utilise the very latest tools and run a highly automated process, ensuring time is spent on finding the right buyer and not being hamstrung by documentation preparation. This means we can price fairly and require less upfront fees.

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