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Bean Partners Successfully Executes Sale of Tradenet to S&P Global

The M&A team at BEAN Partners, led by Damian Woodward and Tom Imlay, advised the shareholders of Tradenet on the sale of their business.

London, UK — 22nd March 2023
Selling a Software Business

Steve had been told his business had the potential to achieve a 12x EBITDA, he sold successfully for a 21x EBTDA and was delighted that the words of warning about stress never materialised.

5 minute read
How to know when to sell your business?

Learn the best time to sell your business - when you are able to release the full potential of the asset you have built, and in turn, continue your legacy.

4 minute read
DIY Fundraising; Why the cost of capital can be your sanity

How founders and CEOs can maintain their focus on building their business whilst simultaneously raising much needed capital from institutional investors.

3 minute read
Business Without Bullsh-t Podcast Part 2

If you enjoyed Part 1, tune into this 'extras' episode to learn more about Phil's journey and his top tips for business owners.

24 minute listen
To what degree is your business dysfunctional? How do you fix it?

How fixing a dysfunctional team led them to quadruple their profits, double their revenues and create the foundation for a very successful sale of the business.

3 minute read
Business Without Bullsh-t Podcast Part 1

Our Consulting Lead Phil Ives talks acting, bad advice and successful business exit stories.

32 minute listen
When to sell your business (and when not to) BRave Business Podcast

Phil talks if and when to sell your business, surprising the host with vulnerability from his own experience as a business owner

36 minute listen
Money20/20 Europe

Our team are excited to be a part of the most notorious event in the Fintech industry

6th-8th June 2023, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The 3 Things Every Investor Will Expect You To Know When Pitching

Key to a successful raise is having a good understanding of investor motivations. In this Essential Guide Damian picks out 3 crucial and underestimated areas of focus for your pitch.

5 minute read
The 7 Biggest Levers to a Higher Valuation

Breaking down the formula for calculating business valuation, Damian covers the 7 factors that can really drive up business value.

10 minute read
Five critical things to get right when selling your business

Speaking from experience, Tom describes factors that will reduce complexity and support your energy through the process of selling your business.

5 minute read
The Role of Chairperson in a Business Sale

Antony and his Executive Team hit their objectives of a capital raise, efficient deployment, and business sale to a good buyer, YouGov.

3 minute read

Let’s achieve together….

  • Strategy and roadmap for your fundraising journey

  • Successful raise

  • Board of investors you like and can work with

  • Feeling of clarity and control

  • Freed up time to build your business

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