International Corporate FinanceServices

Navigating the international business landscape

International opportunities for businesses increase year-on-year, with companies of all sizes and sectors benefitting from increased international reach. The international business landscape, however, can be difficult to navigate, particularly if you are looking to complete a cross-border company purchase or sale.

From understanding local deal norms and styles to steering through complex overseas tax legislation, international businesses should seek qualified advice with sufficient international reach to help them succeed.

Thanks to our Praxity Global Alliance membership, the Corporate Finance Team at Shorts Chartered Accountants is ideally positioned to advise both overseas and UK-based companies on even the most complex International Corporate Finance issues.

How we help overseas businesses

  • Financial and tax due diligence on UK acquisitions
  • Lead advisory and deal support for UK acquisitions
  • Proactive acquisition search for suitable UK acquisition opportunities
  • Lead advisory support for overseas owners when selling UK entities, whether through Management Buy-out (MBO), trade sale, or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT)
  • UK fundraising for overseas-owned UK-based entities

How we help UK-based businesses

  • Expert lead advisory support when selling a business internationally, including researching and connecting with potential overseas buyers
  • Sourcing high-quality overseas advisor support for overseas acquisitions via our Praxity Global Alliance membership – this includes lead advisory and financial and tax due diligence

Praxity Global Alliance

Shorts Chartered Accountants is a proud member of the Praxity Global Alliance. Praxity is an international group of over 55 independent accounting and professional service firms, connecting our clients with the most relevant international expertise available.

Praxity membership means our clients get the very best and most appropriate support on complex international business and tax issues. It means we are connected with over 120 countries around the world, where multi-disciplinary teams can ensure every client’s needs are met without compromise.

Praxity enables us to assist with cross-border transactions and acquisitions in , for example, the USA, Germany, Ireland, Australia, and many more countries. We can provide support with UK tax and financial due diligence, as well as transaction and tax-structure support.

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Learn more about the Praxity Global Alliance

International Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Hub

Shorts recently spearheaded the launch of the International Mergers & Acquisitions Hub with Praxity. This hub generates searchable listings of suitable buyers and sellers from all around the world. Its purpose is to facilitate better connections and enable clients to do international business more easily – using the power and reach of the Praxity Alliance to match buyers and sellers across the globe.

  • Sell business assets internationally
  • Complete international acquisitions
  • Conduct mergers and other international transactions

Meet Andy Ryder – Corporate Finance Partner at Shorts and chairman of Praxity’s UK and International Mergers & Acquisitions Committee

New Project (23)Andy Ryder leads the Corporate Finance team at Shorts Chartered Accountants and is a specialist in lead advisory, business acquisitions and disposals, due diligence, management buyouts and buy-ins, corporate fundraising, financial modelling across multiple sectors and more.

Andy is also chair of the International Mergers & Acquisitions Committee at Praxity and was the driving force behind the Praxity Mergers & Acquisitions Hub.

If you require advice on an International Corporate Finance issue, whether as an international business or UK-based, book a consultation with Andy and his team today.

The Shorts Team can also assist individuals coming to and from the UK with Cross Border Tax services, including tax compliance, tax planning, and issues surrounding property ownership.

Our International Corporate Finance team would love to hear from you and help you reach your goals.

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