Current M&A activity

The UK mergers and acquisitions market remains impressively buoyant despite the nation’s volatile economic environment.

This resilience is demonstrated through 2,711 transactions involving UK companies in the first half of 2023. This yielded disclosed transaction values of almost £85 billion.

2,711 deals

involved UK businesses in the first half of 2023…

…with a disclosed

worth of transactions

The UK is often seen as a safe bet for investors looking to gain a foothold into an established market. As a result, it has become the primary market in Europe and within the top three globally.

Some of the most active sectors so far in 2023 include, but are not restricted to: Manufacturing; Engineering; Technology; Professional Services; and Healthcare. This activity includes transactions involving companies ranging from regional players and SMEs to multi-national organisations.

Anticipation grows for the remainder of 2023 and beyond as a result of the ongoing appetite from acquirers and investors alike to continue their growth strategies and invest their funds into flourishing businesses.

For company owners, now is a particularly opportune time to consider the value of your business and contemplate potential exit strategies to capitalise on the benefits of the prevailing market conditions.

Whether you are considering exit options or a different avenue for the future of your business, you can call our team with confidence of complete discretion on 0203 441 2003. You can also use our free valuation calculator on this website to establish the value of your company.

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