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Bid support

Our clients are dynamic and ambitious and are increasingly requiring a holistic support offering throughout an acquisition process, over and above the core financial due diligence.

Our clients require their advisers to adopt a robust and commercial approach to identifying and solving potential transaction risks. Requirements can often change throughout a process requiring an adviser to be flexible and pragmatic.

Supporting you throughout the acquisition process

We support our clients throughout the acquisition process by offering a wide range of bid support services:

  • Feasibility reviews
  • Bid process management
  • Initial valuation and purchase price allocation
  • Advice on heads of terms
  • Debt advisory, including introductions to potential funders
  • Financial modelling
  • Pensions review
  • Data room review
  • Review of vendor due diligence reports
  • Top up due diligence
  • Support at due diligence/management Q&A sessions
  • Forecast reviews
  • Completion mechanism and SPA advisory
  • Review of buyer's bank presentation
  • Completion accounts preparation and review
  • Commercial and strategic review of the target, its customers and its market
  • Review of synergies
  • Carve out and integration planning and implementation
  • Transitional service arrangements 

We will work together with you throughout the acquisition process to deliver the bid support services that you require. We are committed to adding value throughout the acquisition process and approach bid support in a pragmatic, robust and commercial way, based on a deep understanding of your business and the target. Our partner and director-led bid support approach allows you a high degree of input from our most senior and experienced staff.


Mo Merali

+44 (0)20 7728 2501

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