Selling a Business

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Using the auction route when selling a business

Rob Shakespeare, corporate lawyer in the London office of global firm Squire Patton Boggs, examines the strong trend towards auction sale processes in the current market and how such approaches to selling business can benefit sellers.

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An entrepreneur’s insights on selling a business

Joe Stelzer, managing partner of Cavendish Corporate Finance, shares his experience as an entrepreneur who sold his own business and now advises others on doing the same.

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Discretion and momentum are vital for a successful business sale

Mark Hardwicke, managing partner at Solution Corporate Finance, looks at why discretion and momentum are vital to achieve a successful business sale.


Beware the earn-out tax trap

Business owners rushing to sell their concerns before the expiry of business asset taper relief may still be caught by the changes if they plan to use an earn-out agreement, according to Chris Riley, a tax manager with accountancy firm CLB Littlejohn Frazer.

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The 5 key elements for getting a great deal when selling a business

It's going to be a buyer's market over the coming 18 months, so if you're looking to sell your company you will have to be at the top of your game to negotiate the best price. Marc Barber reports.

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Tax implications when selling a business

I own 25% of a company that I have worked for for the last 6 years, if the company was sold now what are the tax implications?

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Regulations when selling a business

I started my business in partnership 15 years ago. Can you advise me on selling my half of the business, I understand my partner has first refusal?