At some point in your business life-cycle you will need to buy, sell or restructure. We know this can be life-changing so let us help you keep it as simple and stress-free as possible.
What we do:
We can help with a wide range of matters:
- Amendments to Articles
- B Corporation
- Business restructuring
- Buying or selling a company, business, or asset
- Due Diligence support
- Investment Advice and Support including (S)EIS
- Joint Venture and Partnership Agreements
- Management Buy Outs/Ins as seller or buyer
- Merging your business with another
- Share issues and transfers
- Shareholders and Investors’ agreements
- Succession and exit-planning
Why use Haddletons:
Whether you are thinking of retiring, selling your business, acquiring a competitor or branching out into another market, we will guide you through the entire process. Whether it’s preparing intricate documentation or handling delicate negotiation, you can be assured that your transaction is in good hands.
The Haddletons Way
We earn your trust through our authenticity. We listen, we communicate honestly, we genuinely care.
We are people just like you. Get to know us and you will find that we can do more than just resolve your problems and lighten your load.
We look at the world through your eyes to offer a truly bespoke service. The more we understand you and your world, the more we can do for you.
We offer a premium service with price certainty. Our insight and expertise applied to your needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
A limited company has its own legal personality and the owners each own a part of it (shares). If they pay in full for those shares that is usually the limit of the owners’ liability. Profits are typically taken as dividends. A partnership is an arrangement where two or more people go into business and share profits and liabilities. Personal liability is unlimited.
The acronym MBO is short for management buy-out. The management team of the company buy the business from its owners.
MBI is short for management buy-in. This is where an outsider buys shares in a company and inserts its own management team; perhaps due to under-performance
Before buying a company or assets a buyer wants to know in detail what they are buying. Due Diligence is the process of questions and answers to understand the company (or asset) in depth. The extent of the enquiries may vary between transactions .
A joint venture (JV) is the term used to describe two (or more) separate entities or people pooling their resources to achieve a common goal, usually for profit.
In a share sale the buyer obtains the shares of the company and with it all the profits and liabilities. In an asset sale, the company transfers only the asset to the buyer, leaving ownership of the company unchanged.
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Let Haddletons guide you through any business aquisitions or disposals.