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Business Advisory

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We provide a dedicated business advisory service from our five office locations: Chichester, Guildford, Isle of Wight, Salisbury and Southampton. We have the depth in experience and expertise to advise businesses ranging from small Owner Managed Businesses (OMBs) to large multi-national corporates.

Our specialist advisory services team works with companies, owners, managers, shareholders and other investors, lenders and other stakeholders, alongside their lawyers and other professionals to assist in making and implementing effective strategic business decisions.

We offer advice and support in the areas of M&A (mergers and acquisitions), financial consulting, debt advisory, litigation support, corporate finance, forensic accounting and technology, investigations, corporate simplification, business restructuring and turnaround. We ensure that our clients receive timely, strategic and commercial advice to support them through a range of complex situations.

Our expertise has been recognised by a range of clients in the successful completion of numerous value-add due diligence assignments across a broad spectrum of sectors, notably:
  •  Food production (agriculture/horticulture);
  •  Food processing;
  •  Leisure, Hospitality and Entertainment;
  •  Retail;
  •  Financial & Professional Services;
  •  Automotive;
  •  Healthcare & Care Homes;
  •  Manufacturing;
  •  Engineering;
  •  Marine;
  •  Property & Construction;
  •  Investor Recovery
Utilising the extensive capabilities of our own team together with the Moore Global Network, our international alliance, we advise UK and international clients facing strategic, financial and commercial challenges in order to protect and enhance their value.

Our aim is to work in partnership with you, to help you to establish and grow your business. Our team are able to advise if you already have a business, but we are also here to help if you are looking to start up a new business venture. Working with Moore (South) you will always receive a hands-on partner-led process and have access to the right people.

Our business advisory team can help with:
  •  Business start up advice and business finance,
  •  Corporate Finance:
  •  Selling/Buying a Business - Disposals, Exit strategy/planning, business valuations for disposals, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence
  • Buyouts – Management Buy Outs (MBO) and Buy Ins (MBI), Institutional Buyouts (IBO)
  • Funding – Equity Release, Development Capital, Growth Working Capital, Asset Based Lending, Bank Lending, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Angel Investment, Crowd Funding and Joint Ventures
  •  Enterprise Investment Schemes, Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes
  • Transaction Support – Due Diligence assignments, Forecasting Reviews
  • Financial Consulting – Debt Advisory, Financial Due Diligence, Non-Performing Loans Management, Valuations & Strategic Planning
  • Restructuring & Turnaround – Contingency Planning, Debt Restructuring, Exit Planning, Corporate Simplification, Business Plans & Review, Turnaround, Pre-lend Reviews, Profit Improvement
  • Litigation Support – Bankruptcy Litigation, Negotiating Shareholder Buy-Outs, Shareholder Valuation Disputes, Wrongful Trading & Misfeasance, Pre-Action Settlement
  • Forensic Investigations – Risk Consulting, Enhanced Due Diligence, Fraud Analysis, Data Mining
  • Forensic Accounting – Commercial Disputes, Money Laundering and Confiscation Proceedings, Professional negligence, Fraud and Financial Crime, Disputes, Mediation, Expert Witness, Personal Injury
If you require help with any of the above services, please get in touch with our business advisory team - get in touch