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We offer intelligent match M&A solutions, based on years of industry experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

Looking to buy or sell?

The language services market today is driving a lot of strategic M&A transactions. We talk to business owners every day who are considering buying or selling, and we know the pace is picking up. At Lion People, we are vested in understanding the big picture and building solid business relationships, and we have gained deep insights into decision-maker perspectives and motivations.

Getting ready for M&A

Whether you want to grow by diversifying your portfolio or have an exit strategy in mind, you want to realise the best possible value in the best possible timing. At Lion People Global, we know what’s involved in determining value drivers. Our experts can walk you through everything you need to consider while preparing an M&A plan in line with your strategy and help you craft a compelling story in order to attract the right match for your company.

Our M&A Preparation services include:

  • M&A process guidance: what it involves, what to expect
  • Validate your growth/diversification roadmap or your exit strategy assumptions in the market context
  • Client portfolio value
  • Financial reporting structure clean up
  • Buyer’s executive summary
  • Value drivers for a seller’s blind teaser
  • Seller’s detailed company business profile

Ready to buy or sell?

You’re looking for companies in the language services market that meet your requirements. The search can be time-consuming, and you want your efforts to go towards opportunities with the highest probability of turning into a successful deal. If you’re short of time, let us do the hard work for you. We’ll shortlist client company candidates that score the highest match to your unique buyer/seller profile. And we’ll only facilitate introductions when we’re confident the process will lead to a Letter of Interest (LOI).

We’ll take into account every aspect that may have a bearing on the success of the introduction. Confidentiality is as important to us as it is to you. No information will be disclosed to other parties without your explicit consent.

Need some general M&A advice?

Whether you’re buying or selling, we have a team of professionals to help you close the deal. We’re not accountants, lawyers or certified valuators – but we have hands-on executive experience from the field and a unique insight into the psychology of navigating the M&A process, keeping things on an even keel and reaching a win-win agreement.

If your leadership team requires specific advice, mediation or logistical support during your decision-making process to firm up the deal, we’re here to help. Our M&A Advisory services include:

  • Pre-Letter of Intent (LOI) – management meeting preparation and facilitation
  • Post Letter of Intent (LOI) – due diligence preparation and execution
  • Post Letter of Intent (LOI) – deal structuring advice

Post-Closing Integration

After closing the deal, buyers face the challenge of smoothly completing the integration process while getting to grips with business as usual and building confidence with clients. At Lion People Global, we understand the effort involved and know that the devil is in the detail.

If you’re going through this for the first time, you might welcome support to build an integration framework. We know that this push can take a toll on your internal team’s bandwidth, but you can rely on us for advice and practical help. Our post-closing integration services include:

  • 30-60-90 Day plan – Core Modules
  • Execution of one or several operational modules
  • Integration objectives and KPIs beyond financials
  • Organizational development needs