News and articles on business acquisitions including guides on strategic planning, and effective integration to best realise synergies, mitigate risks, and create value for shareholders.

Exit Strategies

Half of VCs will slash investment if Government clamps down on takeovers

Nearly a quarter of VCs say they would stop investing in British tech start-ups completely if competition watchdog restricts start-up acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Build Back Better #5 โ€“ how to make a successful business acquisition

Ian Dawson of Seneca Partners explains how to make a successful business acquisition and the factors you need to consider


Deals of the Week, December 11 to 18 โ€“ Growth Business roundup

Growth Business roundup of Deals of the Week December 11 to 18, listing seed funding, venture capital and crowdfunding deals of note.

Growth Planning

Buy and build – how to grow your company through acquisition

Gurinder Sunner of BGF explains how to execute a buy-and-build strategy, growing a business through acquisition.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Organic growth vs acquisition – which is the best strategy?

Dr Nick Quinn of Adam Smith Business School argues that organic growth over acquisition is the best strategy for companies during Covid-19

Mergers & Acquisitions

The best way to grow your small business is to buy another company

With a small amount of effort, you could triple or quadruple the size of your business, writes Gez McGuire

Mergers & Acquisitions

How to buy a tech startup to bolt on to your company

6 things you need to know if your company is acquiring a technology startup. John Kirkwood looks at potential pitfalls

Mergers & Acquisitions

Britain becomes most attractive M&A country in world for overseas buyers

Consultancy giant EY says this is because of the UK's talent and technology, not weakness of sterling and undervalued companies

Mergers & Acquisitions

The co-founder of Advinia on acquiring 22 Bupa care homes

Here, the co-founder of nursing and residential care home provider Advinia explains the process of acquiring 22 care homes from care home giant Bupa.


Vitesse Media buys US publisher in multimillion pound deal

The deal, expected to be completed this month, will give Vitesse more clout in the US where it seeks growth.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Top six things to consider when acquiring a company

Adam Binks, CEO of SysGroup explains the best ways leaders should manage an acquisition process.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Why this UK market research firm is heading into Latin America

Two directors from UK market research firm Maru Group explain their acquisition strategy.