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Case Studies

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Excelsior Panelling MBO successful

MBO of Excelsior Panelling Successful


When the owners of Excelsior Panelling Systems Ltd were planning the way ahead a Management Buy Out was the obvious strategy and when two key employees (Richard & Steve) of Excelsior were asked to buy, a mutual acquaintance  introduced us to them to guide them through the MBO process. Neither Richard nor Steve had been […]

sealed bid

The Sealed Bid – A Fine Toothed Comb approach to business sales


Successful business man Chris Davies sought our assistance with a sealed bid, when his thriving IT companies had grown to a point where they were overshadowing the growth of his third company. Taking off the pressure “I previously directed several businesses simultaneously, two of which were IT based and my third, relating to Acupuncture therapies. […]


The Cheshire Gap: How Uscita delivers the personal touch during business sales


When David approached us to market his business for sale, The Cheshire Gap, it was important that the broker he worked with delivered on the personal touch. The Cheshire Gap’s Story “My wife and I ran The Cheshire Gap, a Deli based in Macclesfield, for twenty years. Last year we felt it was time to […]


Finding the right match for Mechandling


Pairing design and production, Mechandling creates heavy lifting equipment for a range of sectors, including pharmaceutical companies and the Aerospace industry. The equipment was designed, built and produced as needed initially, providing a very bespoke service.   However, this proved costly and time consuming. Alterations to the structure of the company lead to a standardised process being developed, […]

transcribe business sale build

Ready to move on to pastures new


With a loyal staff base and a twelve-year run, this audio transcription services business decided now was a good time to sell after previously considering how to build up their business. Here’s Pamela and Debra’s story. “My business partner, Debra, and I came to the decision to sell our transcription business because, after twelve years […]

new markets

Exploring new markets and products with a recent acquisition


Cobra Sport Performance Exhausts are based in Sheffield. They had previously worked with JP Exhausts and we’re keen to acquire the company to expand their markets. Rachel Abbott shares her experience working with Uscita as a buyer. “We discovered that JP Exhausts was for sale via a contact of ours in the industry. We’d worked […]

ethos business sale

It was important to sell to a company with a similar company ethos


After 48 years of running his successful exhaust business, John Parker sought advice from Uscita on selling his company whilst maintaining the ethos of his business. John shares his experience working with us throughout the sale, below. “I discovered Uscita via a flyer which came through my letterbox at the right time. Although I didn’t […]

industry acquisition

Time for a new industry venture that ticks all the boxes


Tabtime had grown to be a truly international business when owner Terry decided it was time to retire. With masses of potential for optimising the business in terms of its online presence in the industry, scope for developing new trade relations and ideas to expand stock lines, buyer Aziz was intrigued. We were involved with […]

retirement without the laptop

Retirement means holidays without the laptop


With an online, e-commerce business buying stock from the USA and the Far East and selling just about everywhere, Tabtime had grown to be a truly international business. Yet it was still a ‘Mom & Pop” store, run by our clients with just a couple of ancillary staff. When retirement finally came knocking, we were […]

Education training provider

Sold your business, what gift do you give yourself?


Confidential sale of a education & training business working in the primary school sector.   “So, following the sale of my business, I am staring out of my window admiring my new Aston Martin parked on the driveway. Occasionally, I glance at my new Breitling watch to reflect on just how much time I now […]

Dont accept your first offer

Don’t feel pressured into accepting the first offer you receive


Accountancy and similar professional businesses are always popular sales because the number coming to market is low. Many change hands as successive practices, being bought by existing partners within the practice and don’t hit the open sale market. This wasn’t an option for Northwest Accountancy Services and we generated a lot of interest very quickly […]

Power of a brand

The power of a brand


Birchgrove Eggs acquired by Oakland Farm Eggs A buyer will often target a business that is smaller than, or a similar size, to their own as they are looking for a way to grow quickly. In this case, the business on the market was Birchgrove Eggs, a family owned smallholding distributing 22,000 free range eggs […]

dominate your niche

When you dominate your niche, buyers come calling


Bartec Auto ID drives growth with Protea acquisition Bartec Auto ID Ltd – World-leading TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System) experts with offices in Barnsley, UK, Wolfersheim, Germany and Michigan, United States Acquires Protea Ltd – World-leading manufacturer of mobile emission equipment, based on FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared) technology, based in Crewe, Cheshire Dec 15, 2015 […]

Radcliffe Building Supplies

Sometimes geography is the key


Radcliffe Building Supplies Sold to Beesley & Fildes When this local builders’ merchant came on to the market, we knew we could generate interest, as part of Business Partnership Corporate. Whilst marketed totally confidentially, Radcliffe Building Supplies was a well-known name in and around the Manchester area.  We targeted close competitors as well as regional […]

Potens acquires Olive Tree

Potens acquires Olive Tree Domiciliary Services


Client Sale Press Release – Potens acquires Olive Tree Wirral based Potens  runs a network of Specialist care homes, supported living services, domiciliary care and skill centres, across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They acquired Olive Tree, a leading provider of specialist domiciliary care services across the Blackburn and Darwen areas. Nov 30, 2015 SOCIAL […]