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What does it feel like when you sell your business?

Join us to hear what it really feels like to sell a business - from those who know best, with first hand accounts from those who've already done it.

This promises to be an insightful event where we delve into the emotions and experiences that come with selling your business. Discover first hand from successful entrepreneurs who have gone through this transformative journey and gain valuable insights into the process. Whether you're considering selling your business or simply curious about the emotions involved, this event is not to be missed.

  • Date: Wed Sep 27 2023
  • Time: 09:00 Light Breakfast Refreshments ( For 9.30 start )
  • Location: Brunel Way, Catcliffe, S60 5WG

Find out from the people who've already done it and will share

  • The emotions experienced through the trade sale, Management Buy-Out and Employee Ownership Trust processes
  • How your team might react to the changes
  • The highs and lows you may encounter through each option


Speakers & topics

Matt Robinson, Juratek Ltd

Covering experiences of both the MBO and Trade Sale processes.

Matt led the MBO of Juratek Ltd in 2019, subsequently growing the business to revenues of £20m+. In 2023 the business was successfully sold to Brazilian listed Company Fras - Le for £18.2m. He will talk about his journey through these transactions, how it felt and the lessons learnt.

Andrew Mills, T Allen Engineering Services

How he and his employees found the EOT process.

Andrew successfully sold his business, T Allen Engineering Services Ltd, to an Employee Ownership Trust in February 2021. He will explain why he chose the EOT route and how both he and the other team members found the experience, both during the process and now that 2 years+ has passed.

Andy Ryder, Shorts

Trade Sales / Management BuyOuts / Employee Ownership Trusts.

Andy has over 15 years of Corporate Finance experience. He has extensive knowledge of business acquisitions, disposals, EOTs, management buy-outs/buy-ins and fundraising across a range of sectors and deal sizes, from <£1m up to £50m.

Rob Moore, Taylor Emmet

The legal differences between the options

Rob Moore heads up the highly successful corporate and commercial department at Taylor Emmet. As a former litigator, he brings a different dimension to corporate and commercial work and provides specialist and detailed advice on transactional and commercial matters.

David Leonard, HSBC

How Banks fund MBOs and EOTs

David has over 10 years of Commercial & Corporate banking experience with HSBC. He is experienced in all types of acquisition & Buy-Out funding & has completed numerous deals across a range of debt sizes.

Organised by

Shorts, HSBC and Taylor Emmet


Jo Grant

Jo is the Senior Marketing Manager at Shorts Chartered Accountants.

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