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Paul's Perspective – Nothing Wrong with a Lifestyle Business

I met with a dynamic, communicative and highly articulate business owner the other day. Meeting with entrepreneurs like him represents one of the aspects of my business life that I enjoy the most. It…


Entrepreneur Interview - Sam Price

Entrepreneur Interview - Sam Price

This month we had the pleasure of getting to know young entrepreneur, Sam Price, Founder of Alyve (pronounced alive), a fully personalised nutrition subscription service, tailored to your lifestyle…


Sale of Impact Air Systems

Sale of Impact Air Systems

Bluebox is delighted to announce its third completed transaction in 2 months with the sale of Impact Air Systems and Impact Technical Services (“Impact”), the UK’s leading air system specialists, to…


An Overview of an M&A Process

Welcome to Velocity’s sixth and final blog in our “Selling your business” series. In this blog, we will be giving you an overview of what a typical M&A process involves from first approaching…


The 5 key things to have ready before selling your business

Welcome to Velocity’s fifth blog in our “Selling your business” series. When looking to sell your business, you can never be “over-prepared”. You can, however, very much be under-prepared, and many…


Sale of shares vs. sale of assets

 Welcome to Velocity’s fourth blog in our “Selling your business” series. This blog explores the differences between a sale of shares and a sale of assets. When it comes to selling your business, the…


Is my business attractive to an overseas buyer?

Many UK businesses that are sold these days are bought by overseas buyers. Typically, this is not because of an express desire by sellers sell to an overseas buyer, but rather a result of the…


Exit Routes – The Possibilities

Welcome to Velocity’s third blog in our “Selling your business” series. This blog explores the different types of exit routes there are available to you and your business. When it comes to selling…


Why do Businesses Fail to Sell?

Most businesses that get taken to market to sell fail to do so. According to a recent survey by Bluebox (an award-winning corporate finance firm), this figure is almost 90%! The obvious questions to…


The Pros and Cons of different types of buyers

Welcome to Velocity’s second blog in our “Selling your business” series. This blog explores the differences between “Strategic buyers” and “Financial buyers”, and which type of buyer is right for you…