Navigating the M&A process

Navigating the M&A process

Webinar was recorded on Wednesday 12 June 2024

Are you a founder, entrepreneur or in the management team of a SME considering selling, merging with or acquiring another company or business? If so, you’ll need to understand how the M&A process works and the challenges associated.

When planning for a sale or strategic merger or acquisition, buyers and sellers typically aim to achieve two primary objectives; they want to maximize the value of the opportunity, whilst also seeking to mitigate any potential risks. It doesn’t matter whether you’re on the buyer or seller side, the core principles remain the same.

In this webinar, Matt Shakesheff and Nikki Reid, both Corporate Partners with over 22 years combined experience in mergers and acquisitions, outline the typical deal structure and timeline of a company or business asset purchase/sale to provide you with valuable insight into the mechanics involved. They will also arm you with strategies to avoid common pitfalls and increase the value of your opportunity. To do this, Matt and Nikki will break down the M&A process into 4 key stages, outlining what you might expect to encounter:

  • Planning for a sale or acquisition
    • As a buyer
    • As a seller
  • Deal structure and negotiation terms 
  • Key stages of the due diligence and disclosure process 
  • Ensuring a successful completion 

This practical webinar is designed to help founders, entrepreneurs and management teams of SMEs understand and prepare for the key stages of an M&A transaction. There will also be a chance for Q&A at the end of the session. 

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