Benchmark International

  Rx30 is a leading national developer and supplier of vertical enterprise software that offers pharmacy management software solutions to the independent, hospital, long-term care and specialty pharmacy markets. Dedicated to...

Benchmark International hosted a string of US clients, retained buyers, former clients, and professional advisers at this year’s PGA Valspar Championship. The Valspar Championship has quickly risen to be a premier PGA tour...

Many mistakenly think of an acquisition strategy as the only strategy, leaving the business to ‘float’ while all hands are on deck to steer the company into the hands of another...

Benchmark International enjoyed a highly successful year in 2015, completing record numbers of deals across each of its UK and overseas offices. However, special recognition must go to the North West...

Benchmark International represented the shareholders of G.W. Schultz Tool (“G.W. Schultz”) in the recently announced recapitalization of the company. Addison Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm partnered with the company...

According to KPMG’s latest survey of executives, it will be full steam ahead for M&A activity in 2016, so long as businesses get the fundamentals right. While economists are still recovering...

M&A activity in 2015 produced record-breaking results as five of the 20 biggest deals in history were announced. On the heels of this performance, top analysts are looking forward to what...

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Swan Seals (Aberdeen) Limited (“Swan Seals”) to Diploma PLC.  Established in 2003, Aberdeen-based Swan Seals manufactures and supplies seals and sealing products to...

Last week, during Jeremy Vine’s show on BBC 2, the hot topic on the business queries agenda heard Vine and business expert Nick Brown discussing the trials and tribulations that UK...

In the latest in our blog series on the impact of family ownership on succession planning for businesses, we look at how complex emotions can result in difficult decision making for...

China is the world’s second-largest economy, second only to the United States, and one where the private sector is dominated by family businesses. China’s economy has grown so fast for so...

Benchmark International has advised on the successful sale of Safety & Technical Hydraulics Limited (Safety & Technical) to ATR Group (ATR) for an undisclosed sum. Aberdeen-based Safety & Technical is a...

“The British economy I report on today is fundamentally stronger than it was five years ago. We’re growing faster than any other major advanced economy. Our businesses have created two million...

The dust is finally settling on the post-election period. The build up to the election was marked by low levels of activity prompted by uncertainty for investors, so recent ONS statistics...

US food consortium Heinz is set to merge with Kraft Foods Group, creating what both companies describe as one of the largest food and beverage company’s in the US, encompassing high...

Intact Pathways Inc and MyIOM LLC has been acquired by a high net worth individual. Benchmark International has advised the seller on the successful sale of Intact Pathways Inc and MyIOM...

After a long but successful year here at Benchmark International, we’re all looking forward to a hard-earned break over the festive period. It’s been a fantastic year and we’d like to...

Benchmark International is pleased to have been named ‘International Corporate Finance Adviser 2014’ by Corporate Livewire at its ‘Business Awards 2014.’ Corporate Livewire’s Business Awards celebrate successes, landmark achievements and recognise...

With a general election now in sight, Chancellor George Osbourne delivered his Autumn statement last week to set out the plan he believes will maintain the country’s economic recovery and possibly...

Agreements regarding the sale of a business can be structured in many ways, typically involving cash, stock, financing and earn-outs in varying degrees. From the perspective of the seller, and any...