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How to value a company

With such a buoyant global market the world of business can be notoriously risky nowadays and, although you may not be ready to actually sell, it is always a good thing to know the value of your company. There could be a number of reasons why you might be considering...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in January 2016

The first month of 2016 has come to an end with a total of 261 completed deals involving UK companies. After receiving approval, BT Group PLC finally completed the £12.5 billion acquisition of EE Ltd. The deal will see Deutsche Telekom and Orange, co-owners of EE, become the largest shareholder...

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Five aspects to consider when valuing a business

However valuable you estimate your business to be, you have to remember that it will only be worth what somebody is willing to pay for it. This can be influenced by an accurate valuation so it is very important to ensure that you get this right. There are many business...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in December 2015

2015 came to a close with a total 189 deals completed for UK based companies in December, as recorded by M&A deal database zephyr. One of the highlights of the month was Muller UK & Ireland Group LLP’s acquisition of Dairy Crest Group Plc’s dairy operations assets for £80m. The...

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Why it helps to know the value of your business

The market can be a fickle thing, and whether you’re currently running a thriving business that you want to make some money on, or you’ve been having a few issues, it’s not necessarily always the right time to sell. Getting out quickly is one thing, when you finally make the...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in November 2015

November ended strongly with a total of 205 deals involving UK targets, according to company deals database, Zephyr. One of the more notable deals of the month was Nikkei Inc’s £844m acquisition of the Financial Times Group Ltd, from Pearson. The deal brings to an end Pearson’s 58 year ownership...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in October 2015

October came to an end with a total of 192 UK deals completed, according to company deals database, Zephyr.   The most valuable deal of the month was Monde Nissin’s £550m aquisition of meat-free alternative specialists, Quorn Foods. The north East based company – which is advertised by olympic gold...

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Why the UK market is viewed as a safe haven

It’s long been considered that UK based businesses are a safe option for investors, and there are a variety of reasons for this. If you’re a UK-based business owner looking for company valuation services, it is imperative that you use a professional company to assist. Gaining an accurate market valuation...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in September 2015

The third quarter of 2015 ended strongly, with a total of 248 deals completed in September.   The most notable deal of the month was the agreement between Betfair Group plc and Paddy Power plc on a £5bn merger to create one of the world’s largest gambling businesses with more...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in August 2015

A total of 222 acquisitions of UK companies was announced in August, according to deals database, Zephyr.   The most valuable deals were the £2.5 billion acqusition of Jazztel plc by Orange SA and Banco De Sabadell SA’s £1.7 billion takeover of TSB Banking Group plc.   Headquartered in London,...

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