Selling a Business


We know you have worked hard to build your company.

When it comes to selling it you can rely on us to handle all aspects of the process to ensure you get the deal that you deserve.

So whether you are ready to enjoy retirement or move on to other business interests, you can rest assured that we will provide a professional service that is considerate of your needs.


THE SALE PROCESS

1. Strategic assessment
2. Preparing your business for sale
3. Sales documentation
4. Identify potential acquires
5. Marketing & approach work
6. Indicative offers & negotiations
7. Heads of Terms
8. Legal Contracts
9. Due diligence
10. Finalise and complete
11. Post completion matters
Tax planning

YOU STAY IN CONTROL

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We always work in your best interests, guiding and supporting you through each stage of the sale process whilst enabling you to remain in complete control of the deal.

We stand apart from other advisors and business transfer agents, combining our expertise of corporate transactions with a full range of in-house accountancy services to help clients get the best from their sale.

Our experience tells us that confidentiality is key to a successful transaction, so we protect information and communicate with discretion. We also have a team of tax and accountancy experts who will work to secure a great deal using their expert knowledge and help your sale to go through smoothly.


MANAGEMENT BUY-OUTS

As an opportunity to reward key managers for their efforts and loyalty, a management buyout (MBO) may be worth considering as an alternative to selling your business to a third party.

As experts in this field with a huge amount of success under our belt, we are able to provide safe, solid, dependable advice if this is the option you choose.


WE UNDERSTAND THE MARKET

Operating throughout Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk, our corporate transactions team has access to the most up to date key information and data across the UK and abroad.

We monitor the market closely to identify prospective buyers, ensuring we provide a service that is the envy of our peers.


IN-HOUSE TAX ADVICE

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We differ from many business transfer agents.

We also have a team of tax and accountancy experts who will help your sale go through smoothly. They will work to secure a great deal using their expert knowledge.


HOW WE CAN HELP

Take advantage of a free, no-obligation consultation where we will discuss your plans in complete confidence.

Location is no barrier and we provide the same quality and surety of advice and service, wherever you are based.


FAQs

Can my business be sold?

How much is my business worth?

What can I do to get a higher price for my business?

I’m worried about confidentiality, how will you protect me?

I’d like to sell to my management team but could they afford it?

Will you work on a success fee basis?

How long will it take to sell my business?

Why should I use Larking Gowen Corporate Transactions?

I will need a legal advisor, can you refer me to someone suitable?

What about an independent financial advisor?

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TAKE THE NEXT STEP

Discuss your sale with the experts.

Contact Larking Gowen Corporate Transactions in Ipswich on 01473 833411 or Norwich on 01603 624181 or email us at corporatetransactions@larking-gowen.co.uk.