Business Services

Selling companies in the business service sector has become an increasingly significant part of what we do at Cavendish. It is also a challenge we relish.

The spectrum of business-to-business services is broad, covering operations as diverse as running airports, recruiting personnel, distributing freight, overseeing call centres, supplying water coolers, collecting parking fines and managing waste.

Cavendish covers the full scope of business services and understands the sensitivities of extracting value in a deal context from customer contracts and relationships. However, the same principles apply as they do in every other sector: we do everything we can to leverage our expertise, inside knowledge and experience to get you – the seller – the best possible deal.

 

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Recent deals for this sector

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    Zenith Hygiene Group plc

    Acquirer / Investor Bain Capital Private Equity

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    MarketMakers Incorporated Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Centaur Media Plc

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    Property Search Group

    Acquirer / Investor Property Information Exchange

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    Royal Reesink NV

    Acquirer / Investor Private Investors

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    Associated Continuity Teams Limited (t/a Act Clean)

    Acquirer / Investor Connection Capital

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    Allen Lane Consultancy Limited

    Acquirer / Investor OUTSOURCING Inc

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    Blue Rubicon

    Acquirer / Investor Teneo Holdings

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    Reward Gateway

    Acquirer / Investor Great Hill Partners

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    SMA Vehicle Remarketing Limited

    Acquirer / Investor BCA Marketplace plc

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    Epigeum Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Oxford University Press

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    Sterling Relocation Limited

    Acquirer / Investor UniGroup Inc

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    TCL Holdings

    Acquirer / Investor Business Growth Fund

Latest news within this sector

  • Blog: Re-positioning your company for an...
    02nd October 2017
  • Blog: Debt Markets – has Private E...
    02nd October 2017
  • News: A five-point M&A plan for UK ...
    23rd September 2017
  • News: 5 Ways You Can Attract Overseas Bu...
    04th September 2017

What our clients say

  • “This new investment and partnership is a very exciting opportunity for myself and our fantastic management team to both consolidate and nurture our existing long-term client relationships as well...

    John Stevenson | CEO ACT Clean
  • The Cavendish team worked seamlessly with their international partners to find the right buyer and guide us through every step of the sale process. This is a great outcome for both the shareholders...

    Ben Lane | Co-founder of ALC
  • “We have thoroughly enjoyed working with the Cavendish team. Caroline, Andrew and Eimear offered us unstinting support and valuable advice throughout the transaction. They were instrumental in...

    Mark Rijkse | Shareholder and director of SMA
  • “Cavendish handled the transaction with elegance and efficiency. They were proactive, everything kept to time and we completed as planned, less than six weeks after agreeing the heads of...

    Rupert Morley | CEO of Sterling Relocation
  • “TM Capital and Cavendish worked seamlessly to evaluate the best possible alternatives for 2Touch and navigate the complexities of a cross-border corporate divestiture to deliver a successful...

    David Eisenberg | SVP Strategy and Corporate Development, Acxiom Corporation
  • “Thank you so much for the hard work you put into our sale. “We are delighted with the result both personally and for the company. We now have some work to do in maximising the benefits of...

    Mike Shorthose|Chairman and Co-Founder – Helios
  • “Cavendish took the time to really understand our business enabling them to have a professional and well thought out approach to the deal. They assisted immensely with the due diligence process...

    Anthony French | IT & Finance Director, First City Care
  • “I was delighted with the service that Cavendish offered and their real attention to detail. The deal was not without its complexities and it was reassuring to have Paul and his team assisting...

    Peter Bennett|Co-Founder of Timothy James
  • “Cavendish Corporate Finance has been integral to the establishment of the New College of the Humanities, providing both valuable advice and managing a successful fundraising process that has...

    Charles Watson|Chairman of NCH

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