ACQUIRING A BUSINESS?
Freight Mergers are able to effectively coordinate and realise their clients’ growth strategies.
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Working with you we are able to outline an acquisition overview, timescales,
search criteria and deal completion process.

EXPRESSING INTEREST

  • Respond to teaser document.
  • Exchange information including I.M. (information memorandum) and accounts and submit any questions to seller.
  • Answer any seller questions and qualify funding/interest.

MEETING THE COMPANY

  • Arrange and attend an initial meeting.
  • Introduce senior management and key staff.
  • Formulate and submit a letter of intent / non-binding offer / heads of terms.

OFFER FINALISATION

  • Review financials / pre-due diligence and detailed information requests.
  • Agreeing a valuation in principle; additional meetings if necessary.
  • Head of terms submitted.

DEAL COMPLETION

  • Due diligence.
  • Contract writing / solicitors; purchase agreement.
  • TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) transfer to employment contracts and other operational tasks.
  • Completion and exchange of funds.

EXPRESSING INTEREST

   Respond to teaser document.
   Exchange information including I.M. (information memorandum) and accounts and submit any questions to seller.
   Answer any seller questions and qualify funding/interest.

MEETING THE COMPANY

• Arrange and attend an initial meeting.
• Introduce senior management and key staff
• Formulate and submit a letter of intent / non-binding offer / heads of terms.

OFFER FINALISATION

Review financials / pre-due diligence and detailed information requests.
Agreeing a valuation in principle; additional meetings if necessary.
Head of terms submitted.

DEAL COMPLETION

• Due diligence.
• Contract writing / solicitors; purchase agreement.
• TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) transfer to employment contracts and other operational tasks.
• Completion and exchange of funds.

Whilst working to a buy-side mandate we utilise our extensive knowledge of the market that we’ve gathered by working with numerous companies over the years, from SMEs to large, corporate firms, Freight Mergers are able to effectively coordinate and realise their clients’ growth strategies.

This starts with a clear, mutual understanding of the nature of growth a company wishes to achieve and how they’d like to approach it. Whether it’s trade lanes, strategic locations, or niche market development, Freight Mergers provide an attentive, defined and tailored approach. Identification of suitable acquisition targets, the contact and engagement with these targets, and an ongoing discussion and negotiation to ensure a successful acquisition is all part of the exemplary service we provide to our buy-side clients.

WE HAVE EXPERIENCE ACROSS THE FOLLOWING SERVICE OFFERINGS


Freight forwarding


UK Transport / Distribution


3PL / 4PL


Warehousing


NVOCC


Export packing


Courier / Same day


Customs brokers


Shipping lines / Liner agents

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