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Event:

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008

Successful Exits Masterclass - London

Intellect, 10-12 Russell Square House, Russell Square, London London WC1B 5EE
4.30pm - 7.30pm

The essential guide to selling companies Description Companies are sold every day - the key is to get it right! This practical seminar shows you how to maximise your shareholder value on exit.

The programme includes a step by step guide on the transaction process, the best time to sell to maximise value, how to identify, attract and approach the best acquirers, detailed advice on valuation techniques, deal structures and negotiating tactics to maximise return.
  • Exit strategies with proven success
  • Picking the right time to exit
  • Increasing your valuation
  • What really influences a buyer
  • M&A Negotiating for maximum return
  • Sales process and timescale
  • Avoiding common pitfalls
  • Post completion priorities

Agenda

16.30 Registration 17.00 When to Exit - Alan Bristow, ICON Corporate Finance Are the conditions right to exit now; how to time your run; increasing your valuation; which sectors are doing well; what software and IT sectors are the International acquirers buying and why; are PE values high; finding a strategic purchaser. 17.20 The Trade Sale Process - a practical guide - Brian Parker, ICON Corporate Finance Process; timescale; creating competitive tension; assessing offers; what buyers are looking for; negotiating for maximum return; avoiding common pitfalls. 17.40 Case Study – the highs and lows of the sale process, a vendors perspective - Declan Kavanagh, CEO, Insight Test Services 18.00 Q&A Session 18.15 Cheese and Wine 19.00 Close of Event

Cost

Intellect Members £125 + VAT Non Members: £175.00 + VAT

Date: Wednesday 23 April 2008
Start Time: 4.30pm
End Time: 7.30pm
Address: Intellect, 10-12 Russell Square House, Russell Square, London London WC1B 5EE