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Sale of a UK business to an international conglomerate

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Background
  • Hutcheon Mearns was engaged as lead Corporate Finance advisors to a diverse shareholder group of a privately owned software and data management company  
  • Having previously undergone a prior sale process with no success, the shareholders were looking to secure an exit that reflected the robust business they had built during their ownership
Solution
  • The Advisory team provided the client with experienced advisors who possess a depth of industry and accounting knowledge, along with a hands on approach and a commitment to achieve the common objectives of the shareholder group
  • We worked with the shareholders to minimise transaction risks and value erosion, and worked closely with the key stakeholders from start to finish
  • Hutcheon Mearns ultimately advised through to a successful sale of the business to a complex multi-national buyer with a multi-billion dollar market capitalisation.
Value add
  • Worked with investors to understand and mitigate any risks presented by the investment 
  • Tailored services including both financial due diligence and corporate finance advisory; both with a hands on approach
  • Efficiently obtained the necessary information and understanding of the business to present the appropriate information to our client
  • Presented due diligence findings to investors in a concise and informative manner – providing a solutions based approach to due diligence
  • Utilised industry and sector knowledge to offer commercial and practical observations
  • Built a strong relationship and rapport with the sellers and their advisors to ensure the transaction was completed smoothly and negotiations were as efficient as possible