Sell a business in Ireland

The sale of an Irish company

Our M&A advisors have a long track record in Irish business sales. First they have worked at the larger Big 4 accounting firms, but for many years now our people are helping Irish business owners in business sales. We mainly look for European buyers via the network of Corporate Finance in Europe. Within Europe there are buyers with more funds and willing to pay higher multiples for your business. Sell your Irish business Cross border M&A is the key to get a better price for your company. Cross border M&A can help to get the best price for the sale of your business. Cross border M&A is not only suited for large multinationals but also for companies with revenues from 5m euro and more. When selling your company we bring as many serious buyers as possible to the table. Many European buyers are waiting to enter the Irish market and can be the buyer of your company.The best way of selling an Irish company is making use of a M&A advisor who knows the local culture and has access to a network of European and international buyers. We offer Irish M&A advisors who have good contacts to possible buyers for your company and know the local business habits. Learn more about our experience in selling Irish companies by getting in touch.

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How to sell a business in Ireland

Should a M&A advisor know your business and industry you operate in?Teamwork is the core competence of the CFIE M&A network, we combine local presence with in depth industry knowledge. We have advisors with knowledge of a large number of niche industries. Next to the advisor who speaks your local language you can chose a M&A advisor with a strong background in your industry. When we help clients in selling their business we always have a local person on the ground working together with European industry M&A experts. These advisors that help you to sell your business in Ireland are being backed up by an European team of M&A advisors that know possible buyers for your business.When selling your business it is necessary for a M&A advisor to understand your business and industry in depth. Here you find more info about our core industries:

Type of buyers for your business

Who could be a suited buyer for your business?Mostly we, at Corporate Finance in Europe, focus on international strategic buyers. These buyers can pay the highest value for your company as they can realize most synergies. In many cases international buyers are the ideal solution for a business sale of your company. However, sometimes the company is too small to be sold to an international buyer. In this case a MBI (a business sale to an individual from outside the company) or a MBO (a business sale to the management team from the company) might be a solution which can be achieved by working with an Irish M&A advisor. Here you can read more about all the options regarding the different type of buyers for your company.

Tax aspects of selling an Irish business

It is very important to be aware of all tax aspects when you sell your company in Ireland. Tax law in Ireland is comprehensive and complex. Tax law in Ireland can change and it is crucial to consult a tax practitioner when selling your business. We have described some first information about the tax aspects that are of importance when selling your Irish company. Please read here if you want to know more about tax aspects in an Irish business sale.

When selling a business

Are excellent businesses build by passion and hard work?We know that selling your business is an important decision after you put in so much time and effort to make your company stand out. A strategic sale doesn´t necessarily mean selling the whole company, the sale can also be executed in various steps where you sell a certain % of the business at an agreed time in the future. Timing is important before you start selling a business in Ireland. You will need to prepare your company before you start the actual process of the sale of your business. The M&A advisors of Corporate Finance in Europe are ready to help you with selling your company. We give you free advice if the time to sell is right for you and if there is further improvements to be made to your company. If you plan a sale of your Irish business don´t hesitate to contact us. Get in touch with us to learn more about the possibilities to sell your Irish company.

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