Management Buy-In (MBI)

Management Buy-In (MBI)

The purchase of a business from its owner, by an external management team or individual.

Westbury Capital , acting as lead adviser guiding and working closely with the MBI individual/team, we manage each stage of the entire process from the initial feasibility through to the successful legal completion.

Some of the key contributions we bring are

  • Assessing the feasibility of the MBI opportunity
  • Assessing incumbent ongoing management
  • Advising and assisting on the format and content of the MBI plan
  • Valuing the business
  • Identifying suitable financial backers
  • Arranging and attending meetings with the proposed financial backers and helping to prepare presentations to them
  • Negotiating the best possible funding structure and packages
  • Deciding on the nature of the approach and negotiating the best deal with the vendor
  • Introducing the management buy in team to other advisers such as lawyers and tax advisers
  • Monitoring deal costs generally
  • Project managing the entire transaction through to legal completion

Westbury Capital is a team of corporate finance advisers offering management buy in (MBI) advice to clients throughout the UK.