Yes, there are three letter acronyms all over the place. This one, an MBO, stands for a Management Buyout.

So what does that mean? If you are a business owner and you are looking to sell your business, one of your options might be an MBO.

You might have grown the business from just you as a one man band to now, when the time is right to let go and sell.

So how do you do that? A trade sale? What happens to your management team who have helped you build the business?

An MBO can present a significant opportunity for a management team and an appealing alternative to a trade sale for the vendor.

MBO’s allow ambitious management teams to take control of the business they are in and continue to drive it forward.​

For a strong management team, the prospect of taking control of the business represents a life-changing opportunity to determine their own destiny. ​

Our specialist Corporate Finance team has significant experience of Management Buyouts.

We can spot the key issues and for both sides and structure a deal, using professional diplomacy and objectivity – a WIN:WIN. We manage the MBO process from initial feasibility through to proposals, negotiations, fundraising and completion.

So if you are thinking of selling your business you may have already found a buyer! And if you are part of a management team and the business you have helped build is being sold, perhaps it’s time to throw your hat in the ring? Let’s talk!

We have worked with Shareholder strategies for 2 years and they have always been able to match us with the right investor.


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