Business Acquisition Advice – West London

Business Acquisition Advice – West London

We provide a range of services to help you efficiently acquire a new business, including:

  • Identifying acquisition targets.
  • Clarify your thinking on the acquisition to identify synergies and strategic benefits.
  • Calculating the true value of the target to you – it may be vastly different from an “accounts-based” value.
  • Arranging acquisition funding.
  • Due diligence to reduce risks.
  • Deal structure:
    • Percentage ownerships.
    • Timeframes.
    • Financial risk transfer of
      • Debt.
      • Your funds.
      • Private Equity.
      • Sellers funds – upfront and deferred payments.
      • Suppliers.
    • Negotiate the terms of purchase, from an expression of interest to the final contract, taking into account:
      • Tax structuring.
      • Pensions.
      • Finance costs.
      • Tax.
      • HR issues.
      • Operational risks.
    • Develop management and employee incentive plans.
    • Increasing post-purchase the value of the acquisition.

    Your Helping Hand

     We’ll help you stay focused on your objectives. As well as providing technical/financial advice, we’ll guide you through the ups and downs of your deal.

    Real World Acquisition Expertise

     We‘re more than just Chartered Accountants. We’re committed to financial excellence. You can count on our experience.

    We understand business acquisition transactions. Rather than just advising on them, we’ve made multiple successful acquisitions ourselves.

    Stuart Thomson, our MD was previously a Private Equity principal – so acquisitions are in our DNA.

    Johnsons, Chartered Accountants

    • We are a full-service, mid-sized firm of Chartered Accountants (70 staff). We have the resources to meet your requirements – and are small enough to care. We’ve currently (February 2024) the staff and expertise to rapidly complete your acquisition.
    • You’ll receive comprehensive, tailored acquisition advice – for your specific needs.
    • Our overheads are significantly less than those of a typical central London firm.

    Next Step

    Contact us today for acquisition advice. You’ll be pleased you did.