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.
We take a global perspective, because
It's a global marketplace
The internet's a global platform
Clients are international
Global trends guide us to the best
Acquirers want cross border solutions
Only by being truly global, we are able to benchmark and learn from agencies across the world
We offer vendors the following fast-track routes to success. Each can be mutually exclusive or consecutive.1. GROWTH & EXIT Primarily for vendors • Recommending optimal growth & exit strategies • … to achieve maximum valuation • … in the exit time agreed Enquire about Growth & Exit 2. GROWTH & TRANSFORMATION Aimed at creative businesses of all sorts • Looking to transform & update their own business • AND their ‘transformational’ offer to their clients Enquire about Growth & Transformation 3. SEARCH & FIND Working for either acquirers or vendors • Understanding & determining how to achieve the best partnership • Researching, finding & negotiating the best partners • Be it a sale, acquisition, merger, stake, partnership or funding Enquire about Search & Find 4. STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS Finding the right partner • To achieve a win-win partnership • Whether through geography, complementary skills, critical mass or client requests Enquire about Strategic Partnerships 5. VALUATIONS Determining a true ‘market’ valuation • Benchmarking it in the marketplace • Talking to acquirers on valuations they are willing to pay • Recommending how to increase your value In timeframe agreed Enquire about Valuations
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 & PartnershipsMore 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.
"We know what we're talking about......and who to talk to"
Chris Still, Chairman Advertising M&A