Contracted Revenue

Possessing contracted revenue is one of the highest multiple influences, this page provides information and resources for maximising the value sought for businesses

Five Top Tips on acquiring a business

14th October 2015 Kevin Uphill discuses his top tips and advice for those considering acquiring a business in the near future with the IoD.

Amber Train Sold to IMechE

Exit Planning – How to Achieve your Vision

Calder Foods sold to Flagship Food Group

Hydralectric sold to Rockpool

Strategic M&A Report

Business Sales

Business Coaching

Kevin Uphill

The Process

What is Your Business Worth? - Business Valuations Simplified

24th September 2015 Where ever you are in your business journey, understanding your value can be crucial for your next strategic move. This can be easier said than done as accurate valuations are complex. The most simple and effective way to value a business is to use the multiple of one year’s adjusted profits. But what how do you get to your multiple and what are adjusted profits?

Creating Competitive Advantage

A webinar by Kevin Uphill of Avondale, from his forthcoming Kogan Page book "Creating Competitive Advantage". Containing excerpts of business strategy advice and tips - for designing an adaptive business model to stay ahead of the competition in today's fast changing markets.

Yapp Brothers Investment from Reh Kendermann

How business leaders create competitive advantage?


Tim Hardman


Avondale top SME M&A Sector for 2015 award wins

1st September 2015 Avondale, are proud to be the UK’s leading SME mergers and acquisitions specialist, we have won 10 industry awards this year, the most presented to an adviser in the SME space.

M&A - 2015 Reflections & 2016 Projections

M&A - 2015 Reflections & 2016 Projections

Heat Combustion Supplies sold to Newbury Investments


The Strategy Framework


Lesley Lewis

The Market

Heat Combustion

3rd August 2015 Avondale have just successfully completed the sale of Heat & Combustion Supplies, a £4.2m turnover HVAC distributor to Newbury Investments. Newbury are a family owned HVAC business trading in Australia, North America and UK.


Sale of niche ingredients importer, exporter & wholesaler

Avondale complete sale of a niche ingredients importer, exporter & wholesaler

North Downs Specialist Referrals sold to Undisclosed

The Market

The Market

Richard Hawes

Selling Your Business - Getting the Timing Right

30th July 2015 Many of you will be on, or about to go on holiday, finally having time to contemplate your life and business. What are your next steps? Is it time to exit and pursue other interests? Or should you be focusing on growing your business before you think about selling up? There are many things to contemplate before deciding that the timing is right for an exit - personal objectives, current state of your business, income vs capital and tax.

Deep Blue sold to Private Partnership

Case Studies

Sally Hardman

Why you need a business adviser and how to choose between them?

27th August 2015 Only 3% of purchasers in previous business sales were on the vendors’ radar to approach. This means sellers are potentially missing out on 97% of their market and therefore are probably not achieving maximum sale value. An advisory team can make a significant difference in optimising value. Could you be missing out on a better deal?

Amber Train Sold

Sold Case Study

Modern Rugs sold to Private Individual

Business For Sale Detail


Simon Baldwin


27th July 2015 Avondale are running 'Professionals Go the Extra Mile'; a fund-raising event encouraging all of their team to raise money for Rainbow Trust - who provide emotional and practical support to hundreds of families with a seriously ill child.

M&A – 6 Months after the Conservatives Came into Power

What is going on with m&a 6 months after the conservatives

Chantilly Patisserie sold to The Real Good Food Company Plc

About Us

Award winning mergers & acquisitions experts with over 25 years experience in business sale, acquisitions and building maximum value for your business.

Adrian Swinscoe

Vigo Press

JSA Consulting Engineers sold to Patrick Parsons

Businesses Wanted Detail

Contact Us

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson, business strategist for Avondale with a proven track record for accelerating business growth.

Top Tips - Selling your Business

22nd July 2015 Business owners work passionately and relentlessly at building their organisations. At some stage, an exit will be a consideration, whether that be for retirement, to move onto pastures new, or to handover the company to a larger organisation with the capacity to further grow the business. An exit plan should be part of any successful entrepreneur’s strategy. Here are 5 top tips to help you build this strategy and sell your business at maximum value.

Here2Care sold to Not for Profit Organisation


Sally Hardman


container for landing pages for lead generation from various sectors

Delos Community sold to Creative Support

Good news for M&A

Simon Baldwin

Meter Provida sold to Total Capital Partners

Creating Competitive Advantage Director Magazine

Our Services

Avondale Strategic M&A Services

M&A - Food & Beverage

M&A - Food & Beverage

Privacy Policy

Sunita Meigh

Lakehouse acquires Foster Property Management

Brexit: what could it mean for UK M&A?

Corporate Plannning

Avondale Corporate Planning

Tony Lewis

Greencorn to Shift F7 Group


Holly Short

Holly Short, strategic marketing professional, responsible for the marketing of Avondale, also offering consultancy for clients building business value.

The Team

QVS Electrical Wholesale Sold to Ryness Electrical

Avondale Masterclass Webinar How to Value a Business

Avondale M&A Masterclass Webinar - Maximising value & when to sell

Avondale M&A Masterclass Webinar - Deal Structures

Avondale M&A Masterclass Webinar - Deal Structures

Avondale M&A Masterclass Webinar - Legal Aspects of Buying and Selling

The Centre Sold to itec

Webinar Registration


Januarys sold to Carter Jonas

The Process of Selling a Business - Avondale M&A Masterclass Webinars

The Process of Selling a Business

Lauren Tester

B2B Marketing Policy

Avondale markets their services to businesses, this page details our marketing and email policies.

Th Ecology Consultancy sold to Temple

Avondale M&A Masterclass Webinar - Tax Explained in conjunction with Moore Stephens

M&A tax explained in conjunction with Moore Stephens

Jo Macdonald

Mailing List

Mr Pets sold to Undisclosed

Mark Baldwin

Walton Planting Ltd sold to MBI candidate

Strategic M&A Summit

Strategic M&A Summit - June Only

Forget the politics, now is the time for action

Gateway Computing sold to Civica

Driving value in challenging markets

M and A Summit Form

Strategic M&A Outlook report 2017

UK M&A post brexit

Strategic M&A Outlook Report

M&A in the Technology Sector

emotional side of selling a business

Kingcombe sold

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