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Optimising your Exit Strategy, are you ready for the next step?

20th November 2018

In association with Mazars, the FD Centre and Freeman Clarke, we are delighted to invite you to our seminar exploring opportunities as you look to exit your business.

The event will look at how to minimise the disruption caused to the business by the transfer of management and ownership, whilst minimising taxation and getting the most out of the exit.
Throughout the morning you will hear from experts:

Chris Blantern, Partner, Corporate
Schofield Sweeney
Chris acts for a wide range of clients from small to medium sized enterprises through to large national public and private companies on transactions including acquisitions and disposals (of both shares and assets), management buy out and buy-ins, joint ventures, shareholder and partnership agreements, refinancing and reorganisations as well as providing general corporate advice.

Simon Glazebrook, Solicitor, Private Client
Schofield Sweeney
Simon has significant experience of advising clients in all aspects of private client law, including Wills, Powers of Attorney and lifetime tax planning with particular expertise in advising business owners and high net worth individuals in relation to planning around business and other interests. He advises on the appropriate use of trusts and private companies as part of effective tax and succession planning strategies.

Rob Burton and Alex Baskeyfield, M&A Partners
They both specialise in advising privately owned businesses on succession planning, company sales, acquisitions, management buy outs and overall strategy.
Mazars is one of the fastest growing accountancy practices in the world, with 20 offices in the UK and a presence in 86 countries globally employing over 20,000 professionals.

Andy Collier, Commercial Director (North)
FD Centre
Andy works with the team to develop both new business opportunities and to develop relationships with potential new clients. He provides non-executive and mentoring guidance to companies’ chief executives who can benefit from his contacts and knowledge. Andy feels that all ambitious SME companies would benefit instantly from the input of an experienced FD who knows how to steer a course through the “growth minefield”.

David Duxbury, Regional Director North of England
FD Centre
David has been a qualified accountant for thirty years, ten of which were as an FD, working predominantly for SME’s within the private, public and charity sectors.

David has been involved in all areas of the business including mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, strategy formulation and execution, system Implementation, HR and IT as well as growing, mentoring and nurturing his Finance teams into a first port of call Business Partner.

Victor Kemeny
Freeman Clarke
Freeman Clarke are the UKs largest and most experienced group of part-time IT Directors and CIOs. Victor Kemeny their regional director has a wealth of experience both locally and internationally with a diverse  range of businesses including William Hill, New Zealand Dairy Board, Marks and Spencer, Whitbread, Little Chef, British Credit Trust and Zebra Finance.  Victor and his team of local IT Directors are always looking to help ambitious businesses in the Yorkshire region get the most out of their IT.


How to book:
Please email to book your place.

Please note that places are limited to a maximum of two per organisation.

About this event

20th November 2018

08:00:00 - 10:00:00

76 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 2AY