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    Live online event: Discover if either a trade sale or management buyout could be right for your business

    • Tuesday 16 March, 2021
    • 10:30 – 11:30 GMT
    • Online

    Trade sales and management buyouts

    How have trade sales been impacted by the pandemic? How much finance can be borrowed for a management buyout?

    Discover everything you need to know about these two sale options in the final live online event in our business exit series.

    Whether you plan to sell your business in one year or 20 years, it’s crucial to plan now to ensure your legacy is safe and the retirement you have dreamed of is secure.

    To see the recording of the first two events in the series where Colin and the experts discussed employee ownership trusts & private equity please click here.

    Why should I attend this event?

    Join this live online event to discover…

    • The outlook for trade sales in the post-COVID world
    • Which sectors are currently consolidating
    • How much finance can be borrowed for a management buyout
    • What criteria banks are focusing on re: lending
    • The typical structure for a management buyout (upfront vs deferred remuneration)
    • Whether there is particular size of company that’s ideal for a management buyout
    • Whether the owner exits entirely or stays to guide the firm

    Your friendly expert 

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    Simon Wallwork

    Partner & Head of Corporate Commercial at Slater Heelis. Simon Wallwork is a corporate partner based in Manchester and Head of Corporate and Commercial at Slater Heelis. Simon has 28 years of experience advising on acquisitions, disposals, fundraising, private equity and public market transactions for a wide variety of clients including public and private companies, banks, venture capital funds and partnerships. He also has considerable client-side experience, spending a number of years working in-house with Pilkington plc. In addition to general corporate work, Simon specialises in the technology and life sciences sectors. He has built up expertise in these sectors developing a deep understanding of their drivers. Simon has been consistently ranked in the top three of corporate transactional lawyers according to the Experian guides from 2015 to 2018.
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    Steven Lindsay

    Kay Johnson Gee Steven is a Corporate Finance adviser specialising in fundraising, management buy-outs/buy-ins, acquisitions and disposals in all sectors. Clients have benefited from his breadth of corporate finance experience obtained through roles at a merchant bank, the Stock Exchange, a building society, a “big four” accountancy practice as well as a few firms focused on owner managed businesses. Steven still manages to (very occasionally) kick a football around and attends many music gigs in his spare time. He is also trustee of two charities (The People's History Museum and Contact Theatre), Vice President of Forever Manchester community charity and helps a number of others where he can. His specialties include valuations, fundraisings, management buy-outs/buy-ins, acquisitions and disposals in all sectors.
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    Colin Lawson

    Founder Rejected by the Royal Air Force for his mild asthma, Colin instead founded multi-award winning financial advisory firm Equilibrium. A financial expert with a contagious laugh, Colin’s daily motivation is to make people’s lives better, whether they are clients, employees or beneficiaries of Equilibrium’s charitable foundation.

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