Exit Strategies

Should I sell my owner-managed business?

John Rigby, CEO of K3 Capital Group argues that current beneficial tax rules and market conditions means entrepreneurs should exit their business this year.


Langholm supports Purity Soft Drinks MBI

Purity Soft Drinks has secured the help of Langholm Capital to boost its growth plans and taken on a new CEO.


Selima pairs with YFM on MBI

Selima has become the latest UK business to be backed by YFM Equity Partners in a deal which gives the management team growth capital.


Industrial Engineering Plastics in £4 million MBI

Venture capital trust (VCT) manager Foresight has backed a £4 million management buy-in of plastics manufacturer Industrial Engineering Plastics (IEP).


Metalrax eyes retail after £250,000 buy-in

Industrial storage manufacturer, Metalrax Storage, has undergone a £250,000 management buy-in (MBI) to enable the Birmingham-based company to expand into the retail sector.


Finance Wales backs MBI

Regional investor Finance Wales has backed engineering company Jenkins and Davies in a £1.5 million management buy-in (MBI).


Pasta King in MBI

A supplier of pasta meals to schools has undergone a management buy-in (MBI) for £13 million backed by NBGI Private Equity.


Buy-in duo buy ATR

A group that hires specialised tools and equipment to the offshore oil and gas industry has been bought by a management buy-in team.


Barclays Ventures backs £30 million MBI

Barclays Ventures has backed a simultaneous £30 million management buy in (MBI) of washroom specialists Amwell Systems and Twyford Bushboard.

Mergers & Acquisitions

YFM secures £4m ORE deal

Private equity group YFM has supported a £4 million management buy-in at hair care and beauty products manufacturer ORE.an, in a deal that installs industry stalwart Richard Mears as chief executive of the £3 million annual turnover business.


NVM backs Nightingales to soar

Northern Venture Managers has backed a management buy-in at mail order clothing retailer Nightingales, taking a £5 million stake in the business via its portfolio of VCT and private equity funds.

Exit Strategies

Passport to riches

If you are looking to sell your business, you will want the best possible price. But if you also want to ensure its future growth, then consider a management buy-in.