Mergers & acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are major transactions in the lifecycle of any business. They are complex, require significant investment of management time and can carry significant risks as well as rewards.

Moore Stephens provides the specialist skills, practical experience, and objectivity to ensure you achieve your objectives. Our team has extensive experience advising and supporting clients in the planning, negotiation, and completion of M&A transactions.

We provide hands-on support including:
  • researching, approaching and engaging suitable targets;
  • tax planning and advice;
  • facilitating dialogue and information flows with the target;
  • providing valuation advice and advising on offer terms;
  • designing appropriate funding structures;
  • assisting you to produce business plans, presentations, and appropriately supported financial projections;
  • using our relationships with funders to introduce you to appropriate sources of funding if required;
  • assisting with the due diligence process;
  • supporting negotiations and liaising with your legal advisors;
  • project managing the transaction to completion.
Recent examples of our work include:
DPS29932-Corporate-finance-sector-icons-screen_circular.png We have advised C24 Technologies, a niche financial markets software product business, on its sale to Gresham Computing Plc.
We have advised on the sale of UK's high-end managed print services provider, London Graphic System.
We advised one of UK’s largest independent logistics and freight forwarding companies on the sale of its subsidiary, Allport Packaging Ltd.
DPS29932-Corporate-finance-sector-icons-building_circular.png We advised Mortice on the debt funding solution to support the acquisition.
DPS29932-Corporate-finance-sector-icons-screen_circular.png We acted as exclusive financial adviser to LMS Capital in the sale of Wesupply to HighJump Software Inc.
DPS29932-Corporate-finance-sector-icons-screen_circular.png We advised US based Merkle on their cross-border transaction, which involved the acquisition of Comet Global Consulting in Europe.
DPS29932-Corporate-finance-sector-icons-people_circular.png We advised on the merger of Anglo-Eastern and Univan, a milestone transaction in the shipping industry.