Business exit

Exit Strategies

7 essential steps to guiding your business to private equity exit

Alexis Sikorsky, founder of Sikorsky Consulting, guides us through the essential steps to securing a profitable private equity exit

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Gapsquare CEO Dr Zara Nanu – ‘Go big or go home’

Dr Zara Nanu, CEO of Gapsquare, talks about what drove her to set up a pay-gap analytics firm, the importance of having a board and selling her business to XpertHR in August last year

Alternative Finance for Business

Valloop raising £250m to help employees buy their own companies

Socially conscious fund wants to help 250 business owners exit by selling their companies to their employees

Exit Strategies

How to sell your company before any CGT hike in April

Rishi Sunak is debating whether to double CGT rates from 20 per cent to 40 per cent in next year’s Budget. Does that mean you should sell your business now?


UK universities make £61m from spinout exits

University spinout exits have proven lucrative, with the highest exit values being in AI, quantum computing and medical and life sciences

Exit Strategies

What is an earn-out – pros and cons of selling your business outright

Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds hit the headlines recently when he revealed he didn’t realise the sale of his business included an earn-out clause

Exit Strategies

Employee Ownership Trust – another way for you to successfully exit

Why business owners planning to sell their enterprises should also consider Employee Ownership Trusts

Exit Strategies

How to sell your small business without a broker – Growth Business guide

Not every business needs to be sold through a broker. Many microbusinesses could be sold direct, saving you, the owner, thousands in fees

Exit Strategies

Three things to remember when exiting from a property fund

Paul Corren of Wedlake Bell has three pieces of advice for real estate moguls trying to exit their developments or property funds

Exit Strategies

Exit, what exit? 92% of those who’ve sold up stay in the business world

Entrepreneurs who envisage walking away from their firms having sold are likely to be disappointed. The reality is that over 80pc stay involved with the businesses they’ve exited

Exit Strategies

Entrepreneurs’ relief facing increasing calls to be scrapped

Policy gurus attack tax break for entrepreneurs, saying it does nothing to help grow scale-ups and start-ups

Exit Strategies

How to sell your small business when you want to retire

The key to a stress-free succession planning is to think ahead, says Keith McAlister of Thomson Snell & Passmore