private business lifecycle

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​Supporting you at every stage of the private business lifecycle

At the core of Deloitte’s approach to supporting private businesses is an appreciation of the lifecycle of your business. From setting up, through expansion towards realising value, and beyond, we deliver advice and insight at every stage.

1. Starting out

We advise on:

  • Identifying / implementing a suitable business structure and attracting employees
  • Implementing accounting policies and procedures
  • Bookkeeping and utilising data
  • Raising finance
The private business lifecycle

2. Financing growth

We advise on:

  • Attracting and sourcing equity investors
  • Attracting and sourcing debt finance
  • Tax deductibility of interest on loans and fees
  • Attracting and retaining employees
  • Increased reporting requirements
  • Accessing grants and incentives

3. Expanding your business

We advise on:

  • Determining a suitable business structure to support expansion
  • Business model optimisation
  • Statutory audit and managing tax administration
  • Strategic review, mergers and acquisitions
  • Managing governance and internal controls
  • Temporary finance resource
  • Financing Expansion
  • Claiming tax relief
  • Growth of overseas operations
  • Assessing tax attributes
  • Real estate strategy
  • Managing property related issues
  • Managing global mobility
  • Purchasing capital goods
  • Finance modelling
  • Treasury and Working Capital

 

4. Navigating challenges

We advise on:

  • Crisis management
  • Structuring transactions
  • Separating activities
  • Managed Exit
  • Capital Structure
  • Real estate
  • Financial irregularity, fraud or corruption
  • Disputes
  • Maximising the value of data
  • Corporate simplification
  • Remuneration strategy
  • Tax deductibility of interest on loans and fees

 

5. Extracting cash

We advise on:

  • How to extract cash for owners
  • Implementing capital payment
  • Sourcing funds
  • Valuations
  • Repatriation of foreign profits
  • Risk Management
  • Shareholder and family strategies

 

6. Realising value

We advise on:

  • Structuring an exit
  • Financing an MBO exit
  • Exit/IPO readiness
  • Performing due diligence
  • GAAP conversions
  • Managing the interactions between different stakeholders
  • Family enterprise planning
  • Wealth structuring

 

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