Wal-Mart acquires the year-old Jet.com for $US3.3b Larger, more traditional businesses offer the potential for significant capital, distribution and scale to smaller, more agile businesses who bring smarts and IP.
Month: August 2016
If you think valuing a publicly listed business is not straight forward, try valuing a private company. The truth is that a business is worth whatever a buyer says it
Acquiring a business is often considered the preserve of large corporate entities and often this is the case; we spend much of our time intelligently presenting our client’s businesses to
In speaking with a lot of owners of private businesses, I often hear stories of them being approached - seemingly out of the blue - by someone knocking on the door and looking to buy their business.
This question was recently addressed by our European colleague John Willcox-Jones. We’ve shared his insights here because they’re very relevant to Australian businesses.
Unsolicited approaches are all-too-common in Australia too, so we thought we’d share our European colleague John Willcox-Jones’ advice on how to evaluate and handle unsolicited offers.
I was recently interviewed by the Talking Law podcast. In our discussion Joanna Oakey and I talk about lessons learnt from doing deals in this time of COVID-19 pandemic, and what the future looks like for the mid-market in M&A.