Business & Acquisition


Our Business Services Team is the operational heart for your business and are essential to the firm and, in roles such as finance, human resources, risk, and IT

Buying a business and raising capital
We assist clients in buying businesses by engaging in due diligence, valuations, considering whether assets should be acquired, or the entity from a tax and legal prospective. We introduce clients to a variety of methods of raising capital, including Enterprise Investment Schemes, Business Angels, Venture Capital Trusts as well as the traditional sources, banks, factoring and pension fund loans using SSASs. We have a team of well trained and qualified accountants who are not only knowledgeable but use their experience as an added value service.

Share valuation/ Employee share schemes
A successful business requires motivated staff. We provide solutions to ensure that clients retain talented staff with the use of existing employee share schemes, such as EMI which a number of our clients have found extremely useful. We provide a service for corporate clients to value their shares which becomes the basis for various planning considerations for instance setting up trusts, use of shares for security on loans and the ability of companies to purchase its own shares. We constantly monitor opportunities in this sphere to provide our clients with tangible benefits. We have a team of well trained and qualified accountants who are not only knowledgeable but use their experience as an added value service.

Retirement & succession planning
We advise on all aspects of business disposals as part and parcel of retirement from business. We can advise on the best strategy on a sale from an owner managed business to the sale of large corporations. This would contemplate appropriate tax beneficial structures to meet client requirements. We would advise on CGT & IHT consequences of succession and retirement planning to maximize cash extraction. We have a team of well trained and qualified accountants who are not only knowledgeable but use their experience as an added value service.