Making acquisitions whether it is to acquire a competitor, or looking to diversify into new products, services or geographies, is a strategic approach to grow the business and generate revenues.
We advise businesses throughout the entire acquisition process from developing the acquisition rationale to searching for potential targets, building a robust financial model to support the business, identifying key issues through the due diligence process, raising capital to fund the deal, negotiating the transaction and ensuring an efficient tax structure whilst managing the deal through to a successful completion.
HMT’s integrated corporate finance offering provides the seamless service required by our acquisitive corporate and private equity clients. We are acknowledged as buy and build specialists by our clients who work regularly with us.
We work with our clients in assessing acquisition opportunities and provide valuable input on issues such as valuation, deal structuring and bid tactics.
Should external finance be required to complete the transaction, we use our debt advisory expertise and our extensive relationships with debt and equity providers to assist our clients secure the necessary funding.
Our due diligence team will identify and report on key business issues through our rigorous and tailored risk and business analysis process, including a review of the business’ historical and forecast trading, its financial and legal positions, and possibly an overview of the company’s market. Our due diligence team has high reputation with corporates and institutions for the quality of our services. We were awarded Due Diligence Team of the Year at the 2017 Thames Valley Deal Awards.
Together with our tax advisory team we will ensure the transaction is structured in a tax efficient manner, thus bringing together the whole acquisition process as a one stop shop for our clients.