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What can we learn from Tesco?

23rd October 2014 -

Tesco is a global corporate leviathan that has nothing in common with "real world small businesses", right?

Mostly, yes, I'd tend to agree with that, but as any viewer of Dragons Den will know you simply must have a grip on your numbers.

There are lots of potential pitfalls to buying and selling businesses but one thing that is guaranteed to scupper a deal is a lack of clarity around the financials and not being able to substantiate what you present when challenged.

If you're buying or selling, now or in the near future, give Dominic Marlow, our expert in small business M&A, a call on 01865 784462 to make sure you get this right!