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Fiscal cliff averted – So what does this mean for business owners?

Posted on January 18, 2013 By in Blog

As we all now know, last minute wrangling led to the fiscal cliff being avoided. An agreement was reached on tax increases for wealthy individuals amongst other issues. Spending cuts and the significant impacts of tax increases were both avoided. Well, not necessarily. In essence, the agreement postponed the most painful issues faced by the country, spending cuts and the debt ceiling.

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Benchmark employee flys out to Hollywood to get fit with Kelly Osbourne

Posted on January 9, 2013 By in What's happening at Benchmark

Benchmark International UK employee Nicola Ronson is currently taking part in ITV breakfast show Daybreak’s feature ‘The Hollywood Diet’. Nicola has been following a regime laid out by leading fitness and nutritional experts out in LA and made famous by Kelly Osbourne who has completely transformed herself following the diet and exercise plan. Kelly is mentoring a selected group of participants including Nicola who recently traveled out to LA to meet up and train with their mentor.


Benchmark International advises on Coronation Street Storyline

Posted on January 7, 2013 By in Deal completions

Benchmark International company sales specialist has advised Coronation Street’s researchers on the latest storyline involving the sale of Carla Connor’s Company Underworld.


Directors wife collects TV prize

Posted on January 7, 2013 By in What's happening at Benchmark

Tori Yerbury, wife of Benchmark International Director Tony, is celebrating winning UK TV show ‘Come Dine With Me’. Tori came out the victor in the show which pits four keen amateur chefs from the same area against each other where they each host a dinner party at their own homes.


Why 2013 is the year to consider the sale or growth of your company

Posted on January 3, 2013 By in Blog

2012 was a great year in terms of deal activity at Benchmark International and we have several reasons to believe that 2013 will surpass last year with market conditions primed for high levels of deal completions.

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Low interest rates enabling sellers to achieve record sums for their companies

Posted on December 17, 2012 By in Blog

External economic factors invariably play the biggest role in determining the most salable time for companies. One of the biggest factors at play are interest rates and as you will probably already know, they are at a record low in both the US & UK, which is great for those considering selling their company.

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US Benchmark Team Completes Tough Mudder for Charity

Members of the Benchmark US team, Steven Keane and Nick Perry, recently completed what many consider the world’s toughest obstacle race. The Tough Mudder is a grueling 12 mile obstacle course designed by British Special Forces to test participants strength, stamina, mental grit, and above all camaraderie.


Appetite from both sides will see deal volumes continue to rise through 2013

Posted on December 10, 2012 By in Blog

2012 has seen M&A activity move significantly towards pre-recession levels. The continuing access to capital and finance on the buy side, coupled with stronger balance sheets and soaring appetite for divestiture has meant that deal completions have reached record levels here at Benchmark International. With corporate confidence improving further in addition to the huge levels of cash available to investors under pressure to spend, 2013 looks set to prove even more successful in terms of deals completed.

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