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MANAGEMENT BUY OUT DEALS (MBO)  

MANAGEMENT BUY OUT DEALS (MBO)  

A management Buy Out (MBO) is a transaction in which a company’s existing managers purchase a full or controlling stake in the company from its current owners, typically involving a combination of debt and equity, which may come from the management team, outside investors or private equity firms.  

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EIS USE DOWN BUT STILL A GREAT SCHEME 

EIS USE DOWN BUT STILL A GREAT SCHEME 

Surprisingly the number of deals and the amount invested under EIS (Enterprise Investment Schemes) fell last year by 15%. Despite the fall, if you are looking to raise equity investment in your business, knowing about the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Schemes are a must.

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Cashflow & Funding Risk 

Cashflow & Funding Risk 

Cash is King! Cashflow is the lifeblood of any and every business and a lack of cash to pay bills as they fall due has crashed many a seemingly profitable, successful business.  A business needs to plan and monitor its cashflow and the timings of those cashflows...

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2023 FULL YEAR EQUITY FUNDRAISING INDICES 

2023 FULL YEAR EQUITY FUNDRAISING INDICES 

Data has recently been released on the 2023 levels of equity raised for UK companies.  All the data and graphs have been produced by MarktoMarket, the Edinburgh based data platform and marketplace who provide intelligence to those operating in the SME...

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Book Review of “Elon Musk’ by Walter Isaacson 

Book Review of “Elon Musk’ by Walter Isaacson 

This months book review is a really good one. It is the excellent ‘Elon Musk’ by Walter Isaacson. Isaacson also wrote the equally excellent book ‘Steve Jobs’ about another icon.  The first thing you notice when you pick up the book is that it is big. There are...

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