When you are selling your business, you want the best possible deal structured in the best possible way.

Cavendish is uniquely placed to assist business vendors achieve their aims. We offer:

Independent specialist advice with a dedicated vendor focus

Unlike most advisors, we have only ever provided services for vendors of businesses. That ensures complete confidentiality and avoids any conflicts of interest between purchasers and vendors, freeing us to focus on what really matters: levering unrivalled expertise to ensure the best price and terms for our clients. Cavendish is an independent partnership – meaning our advice is always objective.

Industry sector expertise

Sector dedicated teams provide specialist and informed advice. Senior-level partners work on all our deals with regular communication with clients.

Pre-sale support

We offer invaluable pre-sale planning advice to enhance the attractiveness of businesses to potential purchasers. At Cavendish we’ve developed a unique Exit Planning process that we put in place between 12 and 36 months before the start of a sale exercise.

Proven track record

We have nearly 30 years of experience and have successfully completed some 500 company sales, with an aggregate value of £3 billion.

Global coverage

Cavendish is a member firm of Oaklins – the world’s most experienced mid-market M&A advisor.  Oaklins has trusted senior specialists that are entrepreneurs who have the skills and experience to ensure the best results for our clients.  With over 1,500 deals close din the past 5 years Oaklins ensures the best results, always involving industry specialists who take a global view and leverage deep local connections.

Wide client base

As well as advising owners of private companies, Cavendish frequently advises major public companies and leading financial institutions. We have worked with nearly all of the major private equity houses in the UK.