Corporate Finance

We have a specialist corporate services team who offer bespoke services to a number of industries for business of many sizes.

Traditionally, corporate finance services are viewed as the sale and purchase of businesses; however it also includes other types of work such as business planning, fundraising, business acquisition and exit planning.

Through the life-cycle of a business it is likely that a number of these services will be required. In addition, for highly specialised corporate finance, tax, legal or marketing issues, we have access to some of the best technical support available.

A summary of our corporate finance services:

  • Raising finance for your business
  • Acquisition of another business
  • Exit planning and selling your business

Why choose us?

  • Proactive business advisors
  • Specialists in providing services for SMEs and Owner Managed Businesses
  • Members of the Corporate Finance Network (CFN)

 

Download our Corporate Finance leaflet below to discover more about our business services

 

 

The Corporate Finance Network SME Market Update:

Get in touch with your local office and speak to one of our specialist advisers about our Corporate Finance  services.



 
Recent Transactions
 
Chris Kelly
8th October 2019 Whiting & Partners advises Lettings Agency on finding its new Home

Whiting & Partners, The Corporate Finance Network’s representative firm in Suffolk has advised a well-established lettings agent on its sale to a national group.   The Whiting & Partners Corporate Finance team were approached by their client when they decided to explore opportunities to sell their agency. The team, led by Corporate Finance Partner, Chris…

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Chris Kelly
5th April 2018 Whiting & Partners team advises on £1m buyout of an Insurance Brokerage

  Whiting & Partners, The Corporate Finance Network’s representative firm in Suffolk, has successfully advised the management team of its £1m buyout of an insurance brokerage. The Whiting & Partners team, led by Chris Kelly, was approached by the management team after they had a potential opportunity to acquire the insurance brokerage from the founding…

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Chris Kelly
6th February 2018 Whiting & Partners ensures clients business sale flows smoothly

  Whiting & Partners, The Corporate Finance Network’s representative firm in Suffolk, has successfully advised the shareholders of a pump supplier to a global competitor. The Whiting & Partners team, led by Chris Kelly, marketed the company for sale which led to a number of meetings and subsequent offers from a range of interested parties.…

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Chris Kelly
5th September 2017 Whiting & Partners find a safe home for IT security firm

Whiting & Partners, The Corporate Finance Network’s representative firm in Suffolk, has successfully advised an IT security company on its sale to a larger industry player.   The vendors had originally acquired the business via a Management Buy-Out a few years earlier and had significantly grown the business under their ownership. The company had reached…

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Jeannette Hume
7th October 2016 Preferred Exit

MBO: Self-funding £1m deal allows owners to retire. We have successfully advised the business owners of an engineering firm on its £1m buy out by the existing management team. Our team were initially approached by the business owners for exit planning advice. The owners had successfully built up an engineering business over 20 years and…

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Ian Piper
7th October 2016 Exit Planning

If you own and run a business that you do not intend to pass on to the ‘next generation’ or liquidate, then, one day, you will have to exit this business. Exit planning is the process by which you plan and prepare for this exit.

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Chris Kelly
22nd June 2016 Planning

Business Exit Planning: A case study. Three years ago, I was approached by business owners who wanted advice on exit planning. The owners had built up a successful business over 20 years and were now in their late fifties. The business is a leader in its field and operates with a high level of professionalism. The owners…

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Mark Haydon
15th June 2016 Acquisitive Client

Business Acquisition: Whitings help client buy-out a competitor. Whiting & Partners, the CFN’s representative in Suffolk, has successfully advised a pest control business on its acquisition of a key competitor. The owners of the acquisitive pest control business approached us. The company was contacted by a competitor, who wanted to retire and wondered if they…

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Ian Piper
7th June 2015 Exit Planning

Plant Hire Business: Sale successfully agreed. This plant hire business owner had unexpectedly taken over as managing director of this long established company five years ago, following her husband’s death. Since then she had reorganised the business and improved profitability, but had decided it was now time to retire. Whitings marketed the company for sale…

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Chris Kelly
3rd March 2015 MBO Exit for Jet-Setter

Whitings aid business sale deal for jet-setting client. The corporate finance team at Whiting & Partners, specialists in advising on the acquisition and sale of SME businesses, have recently helped their client to ‘jet off’ on the next stage of his business career. The deal was led by Chris Kelly, partner at the Suffolk-based firm.…

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