AIM-listed Marlowe Plc has acquired wastewater treatment and compliance services provider WPL Limited for an enterprise value of £10 million. With headquarters in Waterlooville, Hampshire, WPL was founded in 1991…
View our webinar here to hear from a panel of experts discussing several key reasons to consider why selling your business in the near future might (perhaps unexpectedly) be advantageous.
The enormous pressures that Covid 19 has placed on businesses has prompted an evaluation of exit plans and retirement goals for many business owners. While the economy has been impacted significantly and will continue to be for some time (with the added challenges of Brexit), we are finding that there are companies with cash reserves looking to grow by acquisition, private equity backed businesses continuing to make acquisitions, alongside a high level of funding availability to support alternative transactions such as management buy-outs and family succession events.
For quality businesses that have demonstrated a robust performance during the past 6 months, pivoted successfully and have a positive outlook, we are actually seeing premium valuations as competition remains high.
Additionally, with the Budget being called off until next year, there is time for business owners to put in place plans to exit from their business while capitalising on the current tax regime.
In this webinar the team answered the following questions:
- How do I go about selling my business?
- What is it worth?
- Is now a good time to sell or should I continue to hold on?
- How do I get a premium price?
- What are the tax implications?