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TheNonExec - Boutique M&A - STRATEGIC | GLOBAL | DISCREET
We are an exit advisory boutique supporting private business owners with growth and exit strategies.

We provide tailored exit-solutions to a small number of discerning clients across the UK.

Private business owners wishing to realise maximum gain and place their company with a strategic buyer engage us to successfully manage the exit process.

We provide a bespoke approach to each client project, ranging from advisory services on growth strategies through to a fully-managed company sale and exit.

Our clients choose to work with us to maximise their chance of a successful exit. In order to support each client with a world-class level of support, we cap the number of projects to ensure that we devote sufficient time to create the optimum outcome.

We engage with a wide network of reputable accounting and legal firms. Much of our work comes through referrals. Each client project is personally led by our Managing Director, who is supported by a 15-strong virtual team comprising specialist researchers, corporate financial analysts and a graphic design studio.

We have a growing reputation as one of the best boutique M&A firms to work with in the south-west and have delivered successful deals in South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, China, Germany, UK and Ireland.

Delivered a first-class result selling my company!

Bob Watts, Dorset Orthopaedic

Delivered real value to the selling shareholders by increasing, significantly, the price the buyer was prepared to pay for the business.

Nick Davies, Company Commercial Partner, Steele Raymond LLP

Supported by an exceptional team, our Managing Director provides hands-on leadership.

Prior to leading TheNonExec, Justin Levine enjoyed a fast-track career as a Managing Director and Vice-President with global energy & automation solutions giant Schneider Electric. He led various companies across Europe, Asia Pacific and the US before forming a French-based strategy consulting firm in 2005.

Returning to the UK in 2007, Justin provided strategic guidance to a number of prominent companies, before striking out full-time in mergers and acquisitions in 2011. With a keen focus on creating a world-class service aimed at private business owners, the business has expanded to bring in various specialists in research and financial analysis together with a graphics team capable of delivering an exceptional level of client presentation. Based around a virtual office from the outset, the company is able to support client-engagements throughout the UK and overseas.

Justin Levine was educated at Imperial College (Aeronautical Engineering) and Kingston Business School (MBA). He is a guest-speaker at the West London Business Forum and acts as a non-executive Director to several successful companies.

Multi-dimensional business skills with strong international experience across a variety of technology platforms...

Edwin Prescott. Chairman, Sprint Electric Ltd.

Client projects have widened exponentially over the last ten years to encompass a number of industries.

Whilst we will consider any project where we can add value, our specialism runs deeper in the following industry segments.

MANUFACTURING

Companies that design, engineer or manufacture parts, products, sub-assemblies, machines or services. All technology platforms across the electro-mechanical spectrum including Industry 4.0 and IIoT.

TECHNOLOGY & IT

Companies that create intellectual property wrapped into a range of services, products and technologies whether deployed as cloud-based SaaS or as on-site solutions.

HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL DEVICES

Companies that manufacture medical products, devices and solutions that are sold direct or through clinical services to consumers.

DIGITAL & eCOMMERCE

Companies that engage in ‘digital’ such as marketing (e.g. SEO, digital design, branding, print design, analytics, websites), through to pure play eCommerce companies that provide wholesale or retail distribution B2B or B2C.

WHOLESALE & DISTRIBUTION

Companies that provide wholesale & distribution channels and trade outlets across industries such as aerospace & defence, automotive, consumer markets, construction, engineering, food and beverage, health and leisure, industrial automation.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & CONTRACTING

Companies and contracting firms providing value-added manufacturing, assembly and on-site services ranging from event-management, tourism and leisure through to the construction industry.

Justin spent significant time to fully understand our business. He had an excellent understanding of the Group's financial structure with multiple holding companies and consolidations.

Bill Cody, Chairman, Challenge Group

We have a growing reputation as one of the best exit advisory boutiques to work with in the south-west.

Projects over the years have covered sectors such as manufacturing, engineering, technology, IT, wholesale, distribution, healthcare, digital, retail, food & beverage & education.

Our forte lies with investing sufficient quality time with each client to truly understand his or her company, market and USP.

Many of our client projects remain confidential due to the various partners we work with. But where possible, we can publicise selected past clients across a variety of projects.

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Advisory services providing
a world-class service for private business owners.

Highlights...

Great job Justin. Not the easiest time for either side to do a deal. But your straightforward approach helped a lot - thank you!

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Mark Dixon, CEO, Rubix UK

A first class M&A professional, highly recommended. You will not find better or a nicer guy to work with.

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Bill Cody, CEO and Chairman, Challenge Group

We have found his advice and guidance to be invaluable. I would highly recommend Justin to other businesses.

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Paul Benfield, Managing Director, P&I Group

A tough negotiator, persistent and worth his fee! Highly recommended!

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Paul Brook, CEO, ESET UK

Justin successfully negotiated the purchase of my partner’s shares. He made a very difficult and stressful situation manageable.

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Stephen Halliwell, Managing Director, Mellor Electrics Limited

I would once again like to thank you for your time in managing the sale of our company. Highly recommended!

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Steve Grinter, Managing Director, Hyphose Limited

We acted for the same client in a deal which involved the sale of shares in a high-profile business. I can honestly say that I enjoyed every minute of it! Justin is a great guy to work alongside. He took the lead on the commercial negotiations and I on the legals. He is an excellent team player, a great communicator and was clearly focused on the best possible outcome for our mutual client.

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Grant Esterhuizen, Partner & Head of Corporate, Lester Aldridge LLP

Justin has delivered a first class result by selling my business. Highly recommended!

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Bob Watts, Chairman, Dorset Orthopaedic Limited

Justin was able to deliver real value to the selling shareholders by increasing, significantly, the price the buyer was prepared to pay for the business.

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Nick Davies, Company Commercial Partner, Steele Raymond

I find Justin a joy to work with, good fun but also very professional. I tap into his vast knowledge and experience to help develop my own business.

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Simon White, CEO, Enhanced Group

Just wanted to say a big thank you for all the work you put into making the deal happen – it turned out to be a long and complicated process, but we got the result we wanted in the end. Highly recommended!

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James Cody, General Manager, OBIT, Ningbo, China

I would once again like to thank you for all your efforts in getting the deal done. Your knowledge, help and support on my side was brilliant!

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Graham Smit, Managing Director, Challenge Power Transmission (Australia) Pty Ltd

Justin has multi-dimensional business skills with international experience, the ability to distill a complex problem into its respective components and is a great communicator. I have been in business since the early 1980s and wish I had become acquainted with Justin much earlier than I did. Highly recommended!

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Edwin Prescott, Chairman, Sprint Electric Ltd.

TheNonExec Limited acted for us in the sale of our company and I am pleased to say that we made the right choice. Justin did everything he promised us and more. He has been completely professional throughout, yet always friendly and approachable. I have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone seeking an M&A expert to act for them in order achieve the best possible outcome.

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Anna Barwick, Finance Director, Hyphose Limited

Thank you Justin, it’s been a tough 18 months since we first met, couldn’t have done this without you!

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David Cox-Chanin, Managing Director, Matara UK Limited

An inspiration. Highly recommended!

Steven Clark, CEO, Clark Group

A tough negotiator, persistent and worth the fee!

Paul Brook, CEO, ESET

Our terms of engagement are simple, straightforward and jargon-free.

Initial Meeting

We invest time at the beginning to understand the overall objectives. And to explain how we work and add value. There is no cost – this is simply exploratory.

Scoping Meeting

If the client is interested to proceed, we will meet again to scope the project and to set-out deliverables. We will prepare an offer document and draft contract. There is no cost at this stage and no obligation to proceed.

Contract Phase

Once the client is happy with the terms and objectives, the client signs the contract. Any advance fees agreed (if any) will need to be paid and the project commences.

Project Phase

We will execute the project according to the timescales set-out in the contract. We maintain regular contact with our clients and keep them updated when each stage-gate is reached. Project-related fees will be collected where required.

Success-Fees

If a success-fee is agreed for buy- or sell-side projects, success-fee become due on completion of the transaction.

December 2020

Latest M&A Statistics for Q3 2020

The UK Office for National Statistics have just released their latest data for M&A involving UK companies for Q3 2020

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December 2020

Sale of Matara to Rubix Group

TheNonExec acted for shareholders in the recent sale of industrial automation specialist Matara UK Ltd. to leading industrial product distributor Rubix Group >>

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November 2020

The Art and Science of Successfully Selling A Business

A big thanks to the team at Ward Goodman for hosting us last week on your WG Hub Live event The Art and Science of Successfully Selling A Business >>

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