How to know if you’ve got the right buyer for your business: The 4 C’s of Acquisition

Business acquisition is nothing new. Just recently, we published a blog discussing the massive growth of innovation through acquisition that our economy is seeing. And it's absolutely no surprise. The British SME community is a high-growth community of entrepreneurs that offer endless opportunity to both B2C and B2B markets. There is a powerhouse of companies in the UK who are an engine room of SMEs that employ the majority of the country's workforce, enjoying robust growth and developing a loyal staff following.  In Germany, it's called the Mittelstand. And it's not too dissimilar in the UK.  In fact, it hasn't [...]

2018-04-04T11:45:54+00:00 April 4th, 2018|News, SME Growth|Comments Off on How to know if you’ve got the right buyer for your business: The 4 C’s of Acquisition

While many take the high road, these organisations are trying something new, and winning.

There is no magic formula that makes acquisition successful. But doing your homework well enough is a sure way to be prepared for most eventualities. And being prepared is half of the battle, won. For many, it's not new news: entry into a new market brings the desire to penetrate, and monopolise that market through new product launches, a disruptive service offering or even simply through the introduction of a new status quo. SMEs are doing it all the time. In fact, almost daily, we read of the new, the most innovative taking over our headline news – and it’s [...]

2018-03-26T10:27:17+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Corporate Venturing, News|Comments Off on While many take the high road, these organisations are trying something new, and winning.

When Corporate Venturing and Acquisition focuses on a much more inclusive consumer cycle.

The story of Merger & Acquisition is not a new one to tell. In fact, it has been happening in our economies for hundreds of years. So, what’s different today? In a world of corporate competition, knowing and understanding your customer journey has been critical to delivering faster than your competition, and gaining in the race for market-share value. But what happens you have exhausted your customer process? From the moment you receive your raw materials, to the point of sale, through to communication campaigns to keep your clients engaged and buying from you regularly, what more is there to [...]

2018-03-12T16:31:43+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Corporate Venturing, News|Comments Off on When Corporate Venturing and Acquisition focuses on a much more inclusive consumer cycle.