Manufacturing Company

descendants of the original founders.

The business employed professional managers with family members holding non-executive board positions.

An American company wanted to enter the UK market and was offering to purchase the whole of the share capital for an 8 figure cash sum.

Our Associate Director provided support and advice to the family Directors as they considered the offer, incentivised the management team, communicated with shareholders,

oversaw the sale including the due diligence process and the negotiations around the Sale Purchase Agreement.

The sale was completed, albeit with a significant retention against performance. At the completion of the performance period, claims were negotiated and agreed and the sale completed at a final price in excess of the shareholder expectations.

Individual shareholders were introduced to tax and wealth management advice.


The company was a fourth generation family  engineering company with a diverse shareholder base, most of whom were