Whether you are looking to grow your business, sell your business or buy a business you need advisors who really understand the business*. Advisors who understand the importance of people as intangible assets. Advisors who understand the importance of valuing a ‘people business’, not just tangible assets on a balance sheet.

Chris Still, Chairman

*Advertising M&A is solely focussed on your sector and all our consultants are from the sector.

VENDORS

We offer vendors two fast-track routes to success. Each can be mutually exclusive or consecutive.

1. GROWTH & EXIT
Here, we determine your optimal Growth and Exit Strategy to ensure that all aspects of your business are correctly set up to maximise the value of the business when the time comes to sell.
Find out more about Growth & Exit.

2. SEARCH & FIND
With this service we execute a Search and Find Strategy to find you the right partner to align with, to ensure a win-win scenario for both parties.
Find out more about Search & Find

3. VALUATIONS
Our market sector is particularly dynamic and so in addition to the above, we have found a great demand for our specialist market valuation of businesses like yours – advising where you stand today and how you could considerably increase company value in the next year or so.

ACQUIRERS

With our extensive knowledge of the different digital and creative marketplaces, we are uniquely qualified to help acquirers find the right talent and expertise they are looking for. With offices across the globe, we can access the best independent agencies in Europe, the US, the BRIC or Next Eleven markets.
Please see our client list to see who we have helped achieve their goals.

JOINT VENTURES, MERGERS & PARTNERSHIPS

More and more companies are looking to merge or build partnerships as a precursor to a sale or acquisition.

Share-for-share mergers are often seen as a way for both companies to benefit from greater critical mass or enhanced skill sets to offer clients greater resources – with a mutual intent to sell at a later stage.

Strategic partnerships are a valuable step to working closely with others, to ensure your clients get best-in-class resources. Often, successful partnerships lead to successful sales or acquisitions.

2016 Deal Flow in Review:

16 Vendors
7 Acquirers
5 JV / Merger / Partnership
12 Growth & Exit Strategies

“We know what we’re talking about…

…and who to talk to”

Chris Still, Chairman Advertising M&A