Articles and news on Management Buyouts (MBOs) and their role as an effective strategy for unlocking value and driving long-term success for businesses and their management teams.


Connection Capital backs film set firm as it looks to invest £100m in 2022

The London-based private equity firm has up to £100m to invest in businesses in 2022, including £40m from its own-led direct private equity and private debt transactions

Growth Planning

August Equity closing three more SME deals from its new £300m fund

Management buyout investor August Equity raises fifth £300m fund to help service sector SMEs grow

Exit Strategies

Newable to launch £50m management buyout fund

Newable, the SME financier, plans to raise £50m to help management teams buyout business owners


How to complete a successful MBO

Andrew Craig, partner at Maven Capital Partners says there has probably never been a better time for management teams to seek backing for an MBO.

Private equity

Why a good CFO is mission-critical in private equity-backed businesses

Miles Otway, partner at private equity firm Connection Capital explains why a CFO is essential for a company that wants PE backing.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Maven Capital Partners leads £20 million MBO of window and door hardware firm

Maven describes itself as one of the UK's most active private equity houses and has invested over £350 million in British business since 2009.

Alternative Finance for Business

Considering an MBO? Here’s how to fund it

Funding Options CEO Conrad Ford explains the ins and outs of a management buy-out, and how to tell if it's right for your business.

Exit Strategies

How to choose the right exit strategy

Here, a variety of business experts investigate the pros and cons of selling up via MBO or a trade sale.

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.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Coversure acquired by Livingbridge in management buyout

Insurance broker will open more high street offices.

Private equity

Demystifying private equity

Price Bailey's Sarah Moores explains private equity, beyond the hype of Dragon's Den and the mysteries of Silicon Valley

Mergers & Acquisitions

Management buy-out at Glendale Foods

Company continues growth and enters next phase of development