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…


Why Bespoke Research is Better!

Bespoke research is the only way to identify the very best buyers for your business. When it comes to selling your business, it is critical that you explore who to approach, and then, how to approach…


'Sell Your Business' series '3 key things to think about

Welcome to Velocity’s first blog in our “Selling your business” series. This blog explores 3 key things to thing about before embarking on selling your business. Our next blog will delve into the…


Creating an opportunity map for exit

The fact that a staggering 80% of company sale processes collapse before they reach legal completion (according to a recent study by Harvard, which is further supported by independent Bluebox…