Business sale, purchase, merger and transfer arrangements

Anderson Ballantine can advise on the sale, purchase or merger of businesses in Edinburgh and beyond.

We understand that selling, purchasing or merging a business can be a complex and time consuming process, requiring the support and assistance of trained professionals. We can help you:

  • Identify potential targets for merger and acquisition
  • Screen targets for suitability
  • Prepare a negotiating strategy
  • Raise the necessary capital
  • Develop an integration plan
  • Optimise the tax and financial position of the combined enterprise
  • At other times you may decide to improve your profitability through a disposal. Again, we can help with valuing the assets, finding suitable purchasers, and negotiating the sale.

Please contact us for more information and advice.

19 Jun 2018

Report suggests payments by card are 'now more popular than using cash'

A report published by trade association UK Finance has revealed that, by the end of 2017, more payments were made using debit cards, at 13.2 billion payments, than payments made using cash, which totalled 13.1 billion payments.

18 Jun 2018

UK tax gap 'falls to £33bn'

Recent figures from HMRC have revealed that the UK 'tax gap' equated to 5.7% of total tax liabilities for the 2016/17 tax year.