vendor assist

Webinar: Exit Strategies – 11 Worst Mistakes

  In our Exit Strategies: 11 Worst Mistakes webinar, Kevin Uphill, Chairman of Avondale, is joined by Principle Consultant Sally Hardman to discuss how the right approach can make a fundamental difference between success and failure when it comes to selling a business. Topics covered include: How to best prepare for sale Selecting the right…

vendor assist

Webinar: Vendor Assist – How to Strategically Prepare for Sale & Vendor Due Diligence

In our ‘Vendor Assist – How to Strategically Prepare for Sale & Vendor Due Diligence’ webinar Kevin Uphill, Chairman of Avondale, is joined by strategist Stewart Millington to discuss the objective of a vendor assist evaluation. Topics covered include building a ‘sale ready’ data room, valuation and finance, legal and business reviews. If you would…

Vendor Assist - Due Diligence Report

Vendor Assist – what is it and why should you do it?

4 min read What is it? Vendor assist is essentially a dry-run of a sale, built around an early form of due diligence. Most M&A processes have historically used a Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM) as the cornerstone for the sales presentation, but this is an increasingly dated approach as the CIM rarely has sufficient information to…

Employee Ownership

Employee Ownership – Not how, but why?

16 min read Employee Ownership (EO) is now an established structure when shareholders seeking an exit sell their company shares to their employees. Since 2014, such sales have been 100% Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”) free. This is because the Government believes, quite rightly, that EO increases company productivity and sustainability and closes the social gap.…