articles: Corporate finance

Why a financial model can help put your best business foot forward

Businesses seeking capital are faced with an obligation to provide financial projections to potential stakeholders. Frequently businesses are not resourced to present financial projections in the form of a bespoke and dynamic financial model as this is a specialised area of finance. However the ability to provide a well-built dynamic financial model can make a company more investable, on the basis that the underling business model is sound.

Unlocking the value in your business

A partial exit can be an ideal way to release some of the equity you have built up in your business. It can also inject additional funds to really drive your business forward. But make sure you think through all the implications before you act.

Clearing the MBO funding hurdle

You want to sell your business to the management team and they want to buy, but there’s a problem. Your management team can’t personally find the funds to pay you a material consideration. Is that the end of the story?

Sale of Allport Packaging Ltd

Moore Stephens' Corporate Finance team has advised Allport Cargo Services Ltd, one of the UK’s largest independent logistics and freight forwarding companies, on the sale of Allport Packaging Ltd, its specialist export packaging subsidiary.

The Budget 2016 – video summary

A sugar-coated Budget for the next generation

In the uncertain global economic environment, the Chancellor’s deficit-reduction goals have become more challenging. But he still managed to strike an up-beat tone when delivering “a Budget that puts the next generation first”.

An Autumn Statement for “rebuilding Britain”

Five years since delivering his first spending review, George Osborne spent over an hour delivering his 2015 Autumn Statement. He repeatedly stated the Government’s intent to build public services, infrastructure, national defences and strong public finances.

The Autumn Statement – what can we expect?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver his Autumn Statement on Wednesday 3 December. This will provide an update on the government’s plans for the economy based on the latest forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility, which will be published the same day.

The Budget 2014 – summary

In a speech full of sound bites, the Chancellor’s 2014 Budget repeated past themes – the need to build a resilient economy and for Britain to live within its means. But his dominant message was new: this was a Budget for “the makers, the doers and the savers”.