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dealconnections is the go-to web tool for any serious investor seeking the perfect investment opportunity in the UK. Over 85% of all businesses advertised for sale between £750k and £30M appear right here on our website – with up to 60 new deals added every week.

Plus, you get up-to-date information on M&A activity, company revenue and profit trends for each businesses market sector, allowing you to instantly see how the business stacks up against its competition and better value the opportunity. dealconnections is the perfect online tool whether you’re an MBI candidate, in corporate M&A, private equity deal origination or portfolio management.

With Inflector we now provide bespoke and tailored lead generation services to professional services organisations, introducing you to businesses that will require M&A, legal and tax services even before they know it themselves. The very best and easiest way to win business.


dealconnections has been created for business people just like you. Ambitious, successful, shrewd, yet with little time to seek out the next big money-making investment. But that’s where we can help.

We’ve got years of experience of working with acquisitive companies, as well as thousands of individual investors, all looking for the ideal merger or acquisition. Financially-astute businessmen and women keen to leave corporate directorships and instead discover the perfect management buy-out or buy-in opportunity alongside institutional investors with deep pockets driving buy and build strategies.

How do we do it? Well, there’s no big secret, we’ve simply developed excellent working relationships with accountants, business brokers, M&A boutiques and legal experts. With their help, we’ve got access to the details of more than 85% of all the companies being sold by the major UK-based market consolidators. Which means nobody has a clearer understanding of the current investment market than dealconnections.

To access this information is easy. You simply choose from the free access or one of our three levels of subscriptions and the good news is there’s one to suit every type of investor. Every week you’ll get details of the very latest business opportunities not widely available anywhere else.

For instance, our completely free account lets you access the thousands of deals that come to market which are advertised for sale each year in the UK. Our premium offering The Deal Maker subscription gets you access to not only the latest deals but 7 years of historical deal information, access to distressed, off market and sensitive mandates, unlimited mandates plus use of our deal monitoring tools the DC Index, Market Dynamics and our exclusive lead generation tool, Inflector. Whichever subscription you pick you can be safe in the knowledge that nobody is better placed to find the right investment opportunity than clients of dealconnections

How investors benefit from our service

dealconnections has one simple aim, to enable acquisitive companies, private equity firms, MBI candidates, buy-side advisors and professional services firms to monitor UK businesses for sale and put them in touch with potential clients, businesses for sale and their vendor advisors. We do this by delivering a range of daily matches to your specified criteria that no other company can supply.

What’s in it for us?

We’re all in business to make money, right? So you’re probably wondering how we make ours. Well, in return for access to the business for sale information we charge a monthly subscription fee that varies according to the level of service you require. dealconnections will never charge you success fees for any introduction however some of our third party data partners may want to agree commercial terms or obtain significant information about potential purchasers before providing you with further details on the opportunity.

How it all works

Shown below are the different levels of monthly subscription. These have been carefully structured to meet the needs of every kind of investor and start from less than £1 a day.

Whether you’re a business or a private investor, the first thing to do is set up a personal profile. We don’t need to know the colour of your eyes, just a few basic details about you or your business and the kind of investment opportunities that you’re looking for.

Then, when you’ve chosen the level of service that fits your budget, we get to work finding you the perfect matches. From these results, it’s up to you whether you want to look at them in more detail, so simply put them in your virtual basket and request an IM for each one.

And remember, when you’ve found the perfect investment, we can even provide corporate finance and deal support via our sister company, LS29 Capital.

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Free Access

for new users

£0

for 12 Months

Sign up for an account or instant access through LinkedIn. Get access to current live opportunities. Create a profile and receive deal notifications for matching new deals. Up to 5 IM’s per year.

Market Monitor

for new users

£250

for 12 Months or £25 per month

Same benefits as Free Account plus
12 months of historical opportunities.
Access to Sensitive, Off Market and Distressed deals. Up to 10 IM’s per annum.

Active Investor

for new users

£500

for 12 Months or £50 per month

Same benefits as Market Monitor plus Full access to 7 years of historical opportunities. Access to the DC Index. Up to 20 IM’s per annum. Access to our Market Dynamics tool (coming Q4 2015).

Administration

for new users

£0

for 0 Days

Only for internal use. Additional tools to manage opportunities and control back office data.

All our subscriptions can be paid online either monthly or annually by credit card or Debit Card. If paying monthly all subscriptions come with a 30 day cancellation period. Alternatively we can invoice you directly for an annual subscription. You can upgrade your membership at any time and claim back any previous paid (and unused) credit against the new membership fee.

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dealconnections is the only industry portal providing “lead indicator” statistics on the M&A industry in the UK. The DC Index monitors the deals coming to market, providing a barometer of how the market is behaving and delivering stats like number of deals or amount of revenue currently on the market in key industry sectors. We also collate news and updates from a variety of news services and publish here for your interest.

COMING SOON

Market Dynamics is a new service that looks at the market sector the opportunity is in and provides you with some key analytics against which you can evaluate the business. We provide revenue and profit growth in the sector for businesses of a similar size, and provide you with a Sector Map – a magic quadrant showing all similar sized businesses and a graphical representation of where they sit in terms of profit and revenue growth.

Inflector takes market dynamics a step further by providing links to companies and the key personnel, alongside an Inflection score, giving an indication of how likely the business is to require key professional services assistance in the coming months. This includes identifying businesses likely to require turnaround / restructuring services, M&A services to find a benevolent parent or those who are likely to become acquisitive to further their growth.

Jun
09
Ogier, working with Scottish solicitor Burness Paull, has advised wine and spirits maker Brown-Forman Corporation on matters of Jersey law in respect of its £281 million acquisition of the GlenDronach, BenRiach and Glenglassaugh single malt Scotch whisky brands.
Jun
09
Law firms Withy King LLP and Royds LLP have announced their intention to merge, to create a £33m turnover business employing around 450 people. Expected for 1st September 2016.
Jun
09
RIT Capital Partners, the investment trust of financier Jacob Rothschild, said on Tuesday that it had decided to walk away from a potential £5bn merger with its UK-rival Alliance Trust despite “constructive discussions”.
Jun
07
Insurance group Esure has said it is considering options for its Gocompare price comparison website, including a possible demerger.
Jun
07
T-Mobile US, the third-largest mobile provider in America, is offering some of its customers free shares in the company as the fast-growing company attempts to take on its larger rivals.
Jun
06
YORKSHIRE and Clydesdale Banks have joined the FTSE 250, months after a demerger from the National Bank of Australia.
Jun
06
The Scottish economy is slowing up more than previously expected, as the EY Scottish Item Club now estimates growth of only 1.2% for 2016, whereas last December it expected 1.9%.
Jun
06
Commercial property investors are writing clauses into contracts giving buyers the right to walk away from deals if Britain votes to leave the European Union this month.
Jun
03
Investors in one of the UK’s largest investment trusts are braced for what could the biggest shake-up in its 128-year history.
Jun
03
Britain's benchmark FTSE 100 .FTSE equity index could fall by more than 10 percent in the next year if the country votes this month to leave the European Union
May
27
France’s Axa has sold its UK investment, pensions and insurance businesses, including SunLife, to UK insurer Phoenix in a £375m deal.
May
26
The London market edged higher at the start of trade, but shares in the Daily Mail's parent company slid after it reported lower profits.
May
26
Questions raised by leading investor yesterday, as it emerges that Shell's auditor also checked checked the books of BG Group during its £36bn merger, showing a conflict of interests.
May
24
Yorkshire and the Humber recorded 83 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in 2015, which is more than in any year since 1997. The 83 projects represent an increase of 66% on 2014’s figures when the region attracted 50 projects.
May
24
Halfords Group plc has completed an £18.4m acquisition of Tredz Limited and Wheelies Direct Limited, both of which are specialists in the online sale of premium bikes and accessories.
May
23
Axa, the world's largest insurer, will stop investing in the tobacco industry and sell investments worth more than €1.7bn (£1.3bn).
May
23
Bayer AG offered $62 billion to buy Monsanto Co., deepening investor concern that it’s stretching its finances to become the world’s biggest seller of seeds and farm chemicals.
May
23
Potential buyers of the historic McEwens of Perth brand have been urged to hand in their best and final offers as the company’s flagship store closed its doors for the last time yesterday.
May
20
Money earned from sales and streaming fell for the music industry, despite growth in music consumption . And the industry knows who it blames - YouTube.
May
20
The world's biggest video surveillance manufacturer Hikvision has acquired Pyronix, an intrusion alarm manufacturer.
May
19
UK banks could be poised to lose up to 43% of their retail payments based revenues by 2020 as the revised Payment Services Directive accelerates advancements in e-commerce and contactless technology.
May
19
One British firm is seeking to put a buzz into budgeting by giving bank customers an electric shock if they overspend.
May
19
Thomas Cook's share price has fallen almost 18% after the travel company announced summer bookings were down 5% compared with last year, due to safety fears.
May
17
China has asked Britain for advice on plans to create a financial super-regulator, as it looks to improve financial oversight following last year's stock market crash.
May
16
Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. disclosed a stake in Apple Inc., betting that the technology business will rebound after a slump driven by a slowdown in iPhone sales.
May
16
Four commercial property funds have lowered the price offered to investors who withdraw money following a sharp increase in the number of sellers.
May
16
Premier Foods is likely to be heavily scrutinised by investors this week for its failed US deal as it announces its full-year results.
May
13
UK currently exports goods and services worth an estimated £4.6bn to Latin America but government forecasts show that market increasing in value to £14.2bn over the next five years
May
13
The worldwide server virtualisation market is very close to reaching its peak. In 2016, the x86 server virtualisation market is expected to reach $5.6 billion. This is an increase of 5.7 per cent compared to 2015.
May
13
Apple has invested £693m in Didi Chuxing, the car-hailing app that has a greater market share than American rival Uber.
May
12
The government has announced the agreement of a new bilateral UK-Singapore ‘FinTech Bridge’ that aims to strengthen investment and expansion opportunities for the thriving Financial Technnology (FinTech) sectors in their respective countries.
May
12
UK industry fell back into recession as it shrank for the second quarter in a row. Although industrial production rose 0.3% from February to March, it fell 0.4% both in the first three months of 2016 and in the last three of 2015.
May
12
The European Commission has blocked Telefonica's sale of O2 to CK Hutchison, the owner of Three. The planned deal was worth £10.3bn, and would have left the UK with just three major mobile phone network operators.
May
11
TATA STEEL has revealed that seven bidders are in the running to buy its UK operations, all of which are interested in the whole of the loss-making business.
May
11
The future ownership of Polestar’s factories and assets remains up in the air as administrators at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) assess a number of bids for the business.
May
09
The UK government is preparing to sell off the Green Deal Finance Company, a loan company set up to manage debt associated with household energy-efficiency upgrades, as it proceeds with an auction of the national Green Investment Bank.
May
09
London-based healthcare company BTG plc have announced that they are to acquire US cancer therapy firm Galil Medical for an initial consideration of $84.5m (approx. £58.3m).
May
04
The Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Committee will call witnesses in an inquiry into the sale and acquisition of high-street retailer BHS
May
03
Banking giant HSBC has reported a significant dip in profits in the first quarter of 2016. In the first three months of the year, HSBC saw statutory pre-tax profits fall 14%, or $953m, to $6.1bn (£4.17bn) - down from $7.1bn a year ago.
May
03
THE saviour of steel group Caparo could be set to come to the rescue of the area's beleaguered steel industry for the second time in six months.
Apr
11
The U.K.’s Daily Mail has emerged as a suitor for Yahoo Inc.’s assets, joining a wide group of interested companies that includes telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. as an April 18 deadline for preliminary offers nears
Feb
26
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has sold London City Airport to a Canadian consortium of investors for around £2bn.
Jan
12
A Leeds-based manufacturer of electronics systems is looking to significantly grow after attracting investment from a venture capitalist and teaming up with a recruitment specialist to expand its team.
Dec
21
ICE CREAM manufacturer R&R has completed a £25m investment programme that puts its Leeming Bar factory into the five largest ice cream and lolly production facilities in the world.
Dec
07
David Brennan, chief executive of Nexus Vehicle Rental NEXUS VEHICLE RENTAL has new private equity owners after Bowmark Capital completed a £51m investment. The Leeds-based company has traditionally been a UK vehicle rental business, but has plans to grow its geography and to deploy its technology platform that fulfills rental management services into other sectors.
Dec
07
Audit, tax and advisory firm RSM has grown its UK revenues by 26% to £292 million. The revenue surge of more than a quarter follows a major UK subsidiary rebrand, completed in October, as part of RSM International’s global brand harmonisation strategy. With around 3,400 partners and staff, working across more than 30 offices across the UK, RSM is the seventh largest accountancy and business advisory firms in the UK.
Aug
04
While the UK consumer goods sector continues to grow strongly, manufacturing export orders have declined for the fourth successive month.

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