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Report: the UK's landscape for business exits

How have increasing interest rates and the cost-of-living crisis affected business owners and founders when it comes to handing over the reins? Download our latest report to understand the growing number of options across the business exit landscape.

An analysis of IPO and M&A trends, plus new innovations

This report is a collaboration between Charles Stanley and Beauhurst, the UK’s leading provider of data on private companies. 

  • You'll get a thorough analysis of the trends affecting IPOs and M&A activity, along with a summary of recent innovations that could bring new liquidity to the private company market.
  • As detailed in this report, there are more options than ever before for entrepreneurs and owners looking to take some money off the table or diversify their holdings without completely exiting a business

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    Key findings

    The H1 figures from 2023 suggest a return to pre-pandemic norms, though against a challenging backdrop.

    50%

    of business owners and entrepreneurs have started thinking about their next business opportunity.

    71%

    are confident that they can exit or hand over their business in the most tax-efficient way, despite a lack of planning.

    5,899

    exits by high growth companies since 2013. The last two-and-a-half years have accounted for 38.9% of that activity. 

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