Corporate Finance

At some point during a company’s lifecycle, regardless of the size of the company, it will need sound corporate finance advice.  At OCKT our professionals have advised clients from sole traders to multinationals on a wide range of transaction related services including:

  • Business acquisitions
  • Business disposals
  • Financing
  • Business plans
  • Strategic review

Business Acquisitions

Although the number of business acquisitions has declined in recent times it remains an attractive option for ambitious businesses.  Our team advise on and provide the following services:

  • Finalise a strategic plan
  • Evaluate the potential target companies
  • Complete Due Diligence
  • Carry out a valuation exercise
  • Negotiate deal terms and resolve any issues

Business Disposals

We are here to advise those selling their businesses throughout the various stages of a sale process with the objective of achieving the best price for your business.  Our team advise on and provide the following services:

  • Carry out a valuation of the business
  • Agree the marketing approach
  • Negotiating with and identifying the most suitable buyer
  • Review all legal documents


Funding is critical in the current economic climate and the ability of businesses to secure funding has become difficult.  We advise clients on the most appropriate form of funding for them and their business.  We have built up key relationships and have substantial experience in applying for and negotiating different financing arrangements.  We are here to assist in the preparation of business plans, financial projections and presentations.  Our people will project manage the funding process through to completion.

The types of funding we have advised on include:

  • Start-up finance
  • Investor finance/equity
  • EIIS (The new BES)
  • Leasing
  • Acquisition finance
  • Capital expenditure finance
  • Working capital finance
  • Management buyouts

Business Plans

We prepare high quality business plans, financial projections and presentations for our clients.

Strategic Review

We have prepared a number of reports and presentations for clients where we have been asked to review their business.  Our reviews involve discussions/interviews with all levels of management to gain an understanding of the business issues and through analysis of both financial and qualitative information.  Our reports are designed to highlight areas of weaknesses within a business/department and to make recommendations which will add value to the business going forward.

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