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Business Acquisitions – growing your business


Buying a business is one of the ways of growing your business. This option should be considered at some stage in the life of your business.

Assynt Corporate Finance can support you in each of these steps.

  • Carrying out a search of potential targets
  • Arrange for approaches to be made
  • Draw up and help in negotiating the main terms
  • Consider the most appropriate structure of the new business
  • Assist in the raising of finance
  • Be available throughout the process

If there is no suitable business to acquire, then alternative ways of growing can be considered and you will have a clearer rational of the chosen route for your business.

Acquisitions do not always go according to plan and too many business fail to deliver value.

On the page on my web site “Practice makes Perfect” I refer to a report prepared by the management consultant McKinsey on the effectiveness of acquisitions and also refer to the Book “Why Deals Fail and How to Rescue Them”.

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Andrew Watkin

Andrew is the director of Assynt Corporate Finance Limited and an Accredited Member of the Association of Crowdfunding experts.

Previously a partner and head of corporate finance at Baker Watkin LLP, Andrew has more than 40 years of experience in all forms of corporate finance across many business sectors.

Andrew was the Chair of Governors at a local school for six years retiring in December 2020 and continues to be an Assessor of Expeditions for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

You can find out more and connect with Andrew over on LinkedIn.

Need Help? Contact Andrew at Assynt:

If you are serious about selling your business, contact Andrew to arrange an informal chat, in person or over the telephone to assess the options open to you.

You can also contact Andrew by email at: or by completing the form on this page.

Call today on 07860 898452

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