Share Sale

Situation

  • Our client, a PE backed national house builder and regeneration services business, was in the process of being sold Due to capacity constraints, assistance was required by management to prepare the necessary historic and forecast information and to liaise with potential acquirers and their advisors.

Swan Activity

  • Development of a historic data pack enabling trend analysis and interrogation, normalisation adjustment and reconciliation to statutory accounts
  • Creation of a dynamic, driver based fully integrated P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash flow financial model¬†which enabled, sensitivity analysis and scenario planning
  • Stakeholder management and support in particular to VDD advisors
  • Presentation of financial model to bidders to give them confidence that the projections were robust

Outcome

  • Freed the management team to focus on the strategic aspects of the deal and the day to day business
  • Successful c.¬£300m sale completed to time