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Lucy Mclean
Business Agent - Childcare & Education
Childcare & Education | 12/10/2018 13:34:17

Christie & Co hosts seminar for first time buyers in the day nursery sector

At Christie & Co we have seen unprecedented levels of activity in the Childcare & Education market in 2018, and most interestingly have found that 10% of single settings sold during the first six months of this year were acquired by first time buyers. Due to the growing appetite of first time entrants to the sector, it seemed fitting to gather aspiring operators together to share our advice, insight and expertise on what to expect before, during and after the acquisition of your first day nursery business.

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Pubs 03 October 2016

Scottish pubs market continues to weather the storms

2016 to date has largely been positive for the Scottish pub market, with Christie & Co witnessing the growing appetite for licensed trade premises across the nation despite some challenges. Scotland is a unique area. With the exception of a few large cities and towns, it is ...

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By:
Josh Hill
Business Agent - Licensed
Dental Practices 28 September 2016

Looking forward to the BDIA Showcase

From the 6-8 October 2016, Dental industry professionals will be gathering at London’s ExCel Centre to learn about market innovations, talk about industry issues and network with experts from across the sector. Attracting more than 12,000 members of the dental profession an...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Hotels 27 September 2016

Why London will always be a capital place to invest

Despite all the trials and tribulations faced by the markets in recent months – Brexit, political leadership elections in the UK and the fall in the value of the pound, there remains a strong appetite for hotel assets within the Capital. Demand still far outweighs supply, a...

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By:
Andrew Evangelou
Director
Pubs 22 September 2016

Additional costs could undermine growth in the pub sector

Today, we launched the ALMR Christie & Co Benchmarking Report 2016, which shows that rising operating costs, particularly payroll costs, threaten to undermine the growth of an evolving and innovative sector. This report benchmarks operating costs, market trends and sector p...

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By:
Neil Morgan
Managing Director - Pubs & Restaurants
Hotels 15 September 2016

Scottish hotel market proving resilient despite political uncertainty

Due to the uncertainty in the air regarding a second referendum over Scotland’s independence, the hotel market in the region remains subdued towards the end of the third quarter. This is largely reflected in the stock levels of quality hotels on the market currently as well...

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Dental Practices 09 September 2016

Dentistry - A sector ripe for consolidation

Much is written about ‘consolidation’ in the dental sector and its effects on the industry. But what is actually meant by the term and what effect could it have on the ambitions of independent dentists to buy a first practice and expand from there? Consolidation basically r...

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Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Pubs 08 September 2016

Thinking about selling your business? Where to start in choosing your agent

When you start out along the road to selling your business, it’s important to look at all of your options. In particular, your agent will become your professional confidante ready to advise you on every step of the way, so choosing one that you trust and get along with is para...

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Dental Practices 05 September 2016

Getting your strategy right

The dental market north of the border is proving to be very attractive for buyers throughout the UK. In the last 12 to 18 months we have seen values increase by at least 30% with demand for good quality mixed practices high up the list of priorities from buyers. Whether you...

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By:
Paul Graham
Director
Hotels 24 August 2016

The North West Hotels market will reap huge rewards from an influx of interest and capital

Largely unscathed by the shock of the Brexit vote, the North West of England remains a buoyant regional marketplace for hotels. If anything, there have been positive repercussions for the area over the past few months. As far as where buyers are looking to acquire, Manchest...

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By:
Ryan Lynn
Director
Dental Practices 23 August 2016

Deferred Consideration - A necessary evil?

We have written before about the typical structure of a private dental practice sale and the likelihood, even in today’s strong market, that anybody selling will be required to defer a percentage of the sale price for a period of time. But how does deferred consideration work ...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical