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Insight from a Corporate Lawyer

Bracebridge Corporate Finance talks to Andrew Lawton-Smith, M&A lawyer and Head of Enterprise at Gowling WLG (UK) LLP. Tell us a bit about your career in law I started my career at Evershed & Tomkinson where I met the lady who was to become my wife, so on...

Ingredients of a good exit plan

Exit planning can have a significant impact on the value and saleability of a business. All business owners who are within 5 years or less of a potential sale of their business should start thinking about an exit plan. In this article, we identify the key ingredients...

Insight from an Entrepreneur

Bracebridge Corporate Finance talk to Peter Dines, an entrepreneur and Head of Life Sciences at Mercia Technologies How did you get involved in the life sciences sector and early stage investing? I have nearly 25 years’ experience working in the life sciences sector. ...

Bracebridge Corporate Finance sponsors Business of the Year Award

Bracebridge Corporate Finance sponsored the Sutton Coldfield Business of the Year Award at the New Year Business Dinner and Awards which were unveiled at The Belfry Hotel & Resort in January. The event was hosted by the Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield &...

Driving SME growth with the Midlands Engine

Andy Ferguson, Partner of Maven Capital Partners, announces new initiative for Midlands based SMEs The UK has an enviable reputation for innovation and entrepreneurship, but we are still guilty at times of neglecting the wellspring for much of that remarkable history...

Driving value in the healthcare sector

There will be few who would argue that the landscape is anything but challenging for companies who have a significant commercial relationship with the NHS.

Thinking about the future for you and your business?

Many business owners will be approaching their well-earned summer break over the next few weeks. This is a time to unwind and recharge the batteries! This is also a good time to reflect on the future plans for your business. Most business owners will not have a...

CEO Insight

Bracebridge Corporate Finance talk to Mark Roberts about his role as CEO and his successful exit from software company, CSC Tell us about CSC and your appointment as CEO? CSC, which now operates under the Tekla brand and is owned by US based Trimble, develops and...

Pros and cons of an off-market deal

Andy Moore, Managing Director, gives his views on the relative merits of negotiating with a single purchaser and running a competitive auction process with multiple parties Many business owners at some point will be approached by a potential purchaser. But how should...