Managed Exit & Simplification

Fix, sell and close underforming assets

Our Managed Exit service supports businesses globally in fixing, selling or closing underperforming and/or non-core assets, releasing valuable capital and freeing up management time to focus on core operations.

  • Analysis of the business to determine its positioning in relation to the company’s strategy
  • Rapid diagnosis of options to improve the value and cash flow generation
  • Implementation of performance improvement measures to facilitate a stable platform for recovery or a more controlled and economically viable exit

  • Review of potential market attractiveness of full or partial disposal options
  • Design of a rapid disposal process and associated M&A preparation where applicable
  • Separation planning support and development of detailed exit strategy including provisions of key SMEs in Tax, Legal, HR, Real Estate, Communications and PR
  • Analysis of alternative exit and closure routes as well as associated financial, reputational, legal and operational risks

  • Development of operational wind-down and risk mitigation plans for a full or partial business closure inc. the provision key SMEs in Tax, Real estate, Legal, HR, Communications and PR
  • Support with separation and exit implementation across all core business functions i.e. risk, financial monitoring and reporting throughout the exit process
  • Project management of pre and post-day one implementation plans through to closure 
  • Risk, financial monitoring and reporting throughout the exit process


Reduce cost

  • Annual administration cost savings e.g. auditing, preparing accounts and tax returns etc.
  • Merging entities can also create synergies and reduce operational/governance costs

  • Improve capital efficiency by releasing capital ‘locked up’ in inactive subsidiariesRealise capital losses so they can be used elsewhere in the group
  • Minimise capital gains where surplus assets are held
Risk and transparency

  • Identifying and addressing potential contingent liabilities
  • Resolve issues with onerous leases
  • Resolve issues where there has been a loss of corporate memory
  • Improve corporate governance and reduce perceived risk  

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Paul Leggett

Paul Leggett

Partner | Turnaround & Restructuring

Paul leads our Middle East Turnaround & Restructuring team and has worked with Deloitte UK, Caribbean and the Middle East since 1999. He is focused on turnaround situations, developing contingency pla... More