Carefully assess how the proposed business purchase will add value to the combined business. Businesses create value through acquisition in a variety of ways:
You should consider the synergy potential from both an operation and cultural perspective in advance of any acquisition. Do the values and strategy align with your own business’s values?
An acquisition should provide your business with immediate scale and a platform for further growth which would be difficult to achieve organically in a similar timeframe.
Before proceeding with a transaction, you should build a strong and compelling business case for the purchase. If in doubt, you should have the confidence to walk away.
The changed landscape will present many opportunities to build value in your business. We would encourage you to consider how an acquisition strategy can help you achieve both growth and value. Having a proactive strategy is key to success. Be disciplined in pursuing acquisitions that align to your strategic and financial goals.
At Crowe, our dedicated corporate finance team have extensive experience helping our clients grow, buy and sell their business. Our experienced team are here to support you with your expansion plans and fundraising activities. We are ideally placed to help you recognise and maximise opportunities, helping you make smarter decisions today that create lasting value for tomorrow.
If you are considering the purchase or sale of a business, we can help you maximise your investment. Talk to our corporate finance team today.
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