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Your business can implement a number of growth strategies, from market expansion or product expansion, to diversification, and e

Your business can implement a number of growth strategies, from market expansion or product expansion, to diversification, and e

Here's how to ensure you're on the optimal growth path

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Management buy-outs (MBOs) are a common process within M&A activity: but how much do you know about the process?

The mid-life quandary for entrepreneurs – and how to resolve it

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Champagne on ice: There may still be work to do

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Exit door: Do entrepreneurs know when to walk away?

Selling a business is one of the most significant events in the life of an entrepreneur and getting it right is not easy. Below Cavendish Partners Peter Gray and Caroline Belcher review the key stages of selling a business and how to navigate them successfully to maximise the price on sale.                              

Selling a Business: Understanding the different deal structures

Selling a business can be one of the most complex processes any entrepreneur will face: so how can you make sure you are armed with all the information before taking the leap?

Family business – time to exit?

Family exit: Moving on need not be a nightmare

Richard Hughes, a commercial lawyer in Burges Salmon’s family business team, outlines the options for a successful business exit

Using the auction route when selling a business

Rob Shakespeare, corporate lawyer in the London office of global firm Squire Patton Boggs, examines the strong trend towards auction sale processes in the current market and how such approaches to selling business can benefit sellers

The hows and whys of selling a family business 

Deciding what to do with a family firm involves a number of unusual factors

For those weighing up what kind of future their family company might have, Gary Laitner, partner at Faegre Baker Daniels, explains what needs to be done if a sale process is ultimately picked.

Building a business with an exit strategy

From day one entrepreneurs need to be thinking about how they will ultimately cash in – but what are the most important factors involved?

An entrepreneur turned corporate financier's unique insights on selling a business

Joe Stelzer, managing partner of Cavendish Corporate Finance, shares his experience as an entrepreneur who sold his own business and now advises others on doing the same.

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