Month: September 2021

Launch Of The World’s First Ethical M&A Advisors

WORLD’S FIRST ETHICAL M&A ADVISORS Two of the UK’s leading M&A advisors have launched the world’s first ethics-driven deal-making consultancy. Whilst many advisors signal their progressive credentials, new consultancy CapEQ was launched in July 2020 with a plan to build their entire operation around the concept. The aim is to achieve B Corps status within …

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Be aware of anyone who doesn’t start by explaining the risks and pitfalls, such as accepting large earn-outs without exploring the inherent risk. We can all get carried away with a high Enterprise value. The devil is in the detail.

Deborah Richards joins CAPEQ

Deborah Richards joins Capeq Newly-formed M&A advisor Capeq has signalled its intent to shake up the industry by appointing Deborah Richards as a non-executive director. Already differentiated by its pursuit of B-Corp status*, Capeq believes that Richards’ experience across government, the public sector and FTSE 100 PLCs will add strategic and operational expertise to an …

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Emotional intelligence

Emotionally intelligent people are curious about everyone, irrespective of personality type. This curiosity is built on empathy. Good leaders are highly empathetic. According to EQ accounts for 90% of success for those in leadership positions. In M&As, this quality leads to a clear focus and constructive collaboration. An empathetic advisor is able to lead …

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So … you want to buy a business. Why?

By adding scale, skills, and assets, your business can reach further, faster, and more cost-efficiently. It can be cheaper and quicker to acquire capabilities ready-made than develop them in house. To acquire another business, you’re going to have to identify the opportunity, negotiate the deal, complete a raft of processes, then integrate two organisations into …

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