Corporate Finance Services
Ashgates have a team of experienced specialists that deal with all areas of corporate finance. We have guided many clients through successful transactions over many years.
It is important in such transactions to involve a firm that will really get involved and understand your objectives. Ashgates has the experience to see things through, not just as a one-off transaction, but as part of an overall service offering for you as a business in the period before or after the changes.
The areas noted below are not exhaustive, but show some of the areas where our services are most frequently used.
Corporate Finance in more detail
Similarly, we have acted for management teams that have been given such opportunity by the current business owners and have helped them to work successfully through the process, staying with them as their accountant, business and tax advisor in the years after they take control.
For owner managers, selling a business is a very personal and subjective thing, as well as being a major financial transaction. Having a team of experienced professionals alongside you is essential to support you through the process.
Our team are able to value an entire business, or certain shareholdings depending on your requirements and the purpose of the valuation exercise.
Our experienced team of professionals can help with the preparation of the business plan, whether that is a financial plan showing profit & loss, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts, or the wider plan of how the company is changing, growing and developing towards its goals.
Our experienced team have dealt with due diligence for both buyers and sellers, as well as acting on behalf of funding providers.
We work with you to ensure there are clear areas of focus for the due diligence work, and then plan how to cover these effectively and efficiently, acting sensitively to the nature of such work where often very few people in the business know of the potential future plans.