• Make sure you have a good corporate finance adviser who knows your sector
  • Make sure the business does not suffer as a result of the project.  The roles of the management team need to be clearly definedkeep your MBO team lean, typically you would have only the CEO and the FD directly involved in running the project, alongside your corporate finance adviser
  • Manage the vendor’s expectations about timing.  An open and frank dialogue is the best approach
  • Select a private equity investor who knows your sector. This will make the process quicker and smoother.