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Aug 5 2020

Bigger and Better

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it is that we should accept that change is the only constant in business life. Many businesses will be battered and bruised as they limp out of their economic slumbers but the question for all will be “what next?”. After discussions with many of our entrepreneurial clients, more

Aug 3 2020

Financing for the future

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBL) were introduced by the Government to support businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. The low rates of borrowing on the schemes and ease of access to the funding has resulted in large numbers of businesses accessing the money for a variety of reasons. more

Jul 31 2020

Cash is King – steps to take to preserve your cashflow

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

As we come out of lockdown, businesses may need more working capital available to get back up and running. Coupled with holiday periods for loan and rental payments coming to an end, the pressure on cashflow will be huge. Businesses need to take control to preserve their cash and should consider the following: Debtor Control more

Mar 10 2020

Corporate Finance Deal Done!

Categories: Corporate Finance

Our corporate finance team were approached by a local sole practitioner accountant to assist with a family buyout of a filling station. It was initially agreed that EQ would operate on a non-compete basis to ensure that trust was built with the incumbent accountant. The transaction was being sought to deal with a combination of more

Feb 25 2020

Corporate Finance Deal Done!

Categories: Corporate FinanceProfessions

Our client is a long established Financial Planning business with over 30 years in the field. With offices in several locations across Scotland, their business provides independent financial advice on savings, investments, insurance and retirement to clients privately and on a corporate level. What type of work was involved? EQ assisted in the purchase of more

Feb 11 2020

Corporate Finance Deal Done!

Categories: Corporate FinanceEngineering & Manufacturing

Our client is a long-established print and design company, with over 25 years in the trade. Located in Central Scotland, the business has a reputation for great customer service, high quality products and a strong focus on family values. The client also boasts a list of highly regarded customers. What type of work was involved? more

Jan 31 2020

Dundee-based Primero Contracts completes seven-figure MBO

Categories: Corporate Finance

We recently supported a Dundee-based shopfitting firm through their seven-figure management buyout. Primero Contracts, which was founded in 1993 by Frank Ward and the late Kevin Knox, has been acquired by Contracts Manager, Bruce Donnachie, and his wife, Gordana, following the planned exit of its long-term managing director, Frank Ward, and his wife and fellow director, more