Whether you are are looking at either buying or selling a business, or just need advice on how to build and prepare your business for sale in the future, we are here to help.

ForwardLooking are an experienced corporate finance team providing practical, proactive advice across the complete cycle of services you may need.


Buying a business

  • Research and identification of target businesses
  • Valuation and negotiation with potential sellers
  • Assistance in the preparation of a business plan
  • Introduction and negotiations with funders
  • Negotiating Heads of Terms and advising on tax planning and appropriate business structure
  • Focused due diligence investigations
  • Using our specialist relationship with the banks and other finance provider to secure funding.
  • Preparing a  strong and accurate business plan to make your funding application more successful.


Selling a business

  • Early valuations
  • Research and identification of potential purchasers
  • Preparing the business and owner’s personal tax affairs for disposal
  • Assistance in preparing the Information required
  • Managing the distribution of information to potential acquirers
  • Assistance in negotiations with purchasers
  • Maximise the after tax disposal proceed.


Business valuation

  • Comprehensive review of the business assets and key financial information
  • Benchmarking against comparative businesses
  • Understanding the role of goodwill in coming to a valuation
  • Preparation of documentation for use by lenders and acquirers


Business funding

  • Assessing requirements for funding
  • Analysing potential investment and lending options
  • Creating a business case
  • Approaching lenders, and supporting applications
  • Negotiating terms and contracts

We pride ourselves in offering a confidential and fully supportive service for pharmacy owners, GPs and entrepreneurs buying or selling a business in the Derby and East Midlands area.

Wherever the next part of your business journey is taking you, we will be right there with you.
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