At our seminar you’ll find out how to maximise the value of your hard work and sacrifice by avoiding the mistakes other business owners have made, common mistakes that could jeopardise your business sale, or stop the deal all together.
Ian Gibbon, Alliotts: Drawing on his experience as lead advisor in over 250 successful deals and as a board level strategic advisor to businesses, Corporate Finance specialist Ian will walk you through the stages of the sale/exit process, the common mistakes business owners make and how you can avoid them. He will share essential and practical steps you can take to maximise the value of your business on exit.
David Gibbs, Alliotts : Corporate tax advisor David has been advising on transactions for over 25 years ranging from family succession transactions, through to externally funded MBO’s, Private Equity backed deals, corporate acquisitions and disposals and listings on AIM, the main market and NASDAQ. David will explain the importance of tax planning to a transaction and how it can make a tangible difference to the final deal.
Alexander Egerton, Seddons: Corporate lawyer Alexander has twenty years’ experience of advising on corporate transactions, ranging from selling companies; transferring business assets; raising investment for start ups; acting for lenders when funding deals and putting together corporate reconstructions. Alexander specialises in advising SMEs and entrepreneurs and has many clients in the TMT sector. Alexander will join our panel discussion to share what you need to consider from a legal perspective when selling or exiting, and the mistakes to avoid.
Business owners thinking of selling a business in the next 24 months and want to make sure it’s a success.
A sound knowledge of how to maximise the value of your business at exit, how to make the sale a success by pre-empting common (and some uncommon) mistakes and the importance of having a tax strategy in place.
6pm - 6.30pm: Presentation by Ian Gibbon Maximise the value of your business at exit (including case studies and mistakes to avoid)
6.30pm – 7pm: Presentation by David Gibbs Why tax planning is crucial to selling a business
7pm - 7.30pm: Panel Q&A
7.30pm: Drinks and networking