48 episodes

Buy and Build is a weekly podcast that explores the nuances of buying and building small businesses, with a focus on the UK and Europe. If you are interested in small business acquisition or investing, then this show is for you! We will dissect the strategies and insights of small business owners, investors, and other deal professionals that we meet along our journeys to acquire and invest in our own profitable small businesses.

Buy and Build Paul Quirk

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

Buy and Build is a weekly podcast that explores the nuances of buying and building small businesses, with a focus on the UK and Europe. If you are interested in small business acquisition or investing, then this show is for you! We will dissect the strategies and insights of small business owners, investors, and other deal professionals that we meet along our journeys to acquire and invest in our own profitable small businesses.

    I Acquired a Fantastic Business, But It Was a Challenge

    I Acquired a Fantastic Business, But It Was a Challenge

    This week, Paul is excited to announce the acquisition of his first business. A fantastic company in the home improvement sector, in the UK. 
    During the episode, Paul discusses why he decided to look into the home improvement sector and why he is excited about this particular company. Paul also recaps his search journey and the challenges he encountered along the way. Enjoy!
     

    • 56 min
    Tax Efficient Strategies for M&A and Employee Incentive Schemes with Sarah Gardner [Founder: Allegro Tax]

    Tax Efficient Strategies for M&A and Employee Incentive Schemes with Sarah Gardner [Founder: Allegro Tax]

    This week, we speak with Sarah Gardner, Founder and Managing Director of Allegro Tax - a specialist tax advisory firm.
    In this Episode, Sarah begins by discussing the advantages and disadvantages of buying a target company through an SPV as opposed to doing so personally, how to benefit from entrepreneurs' relief, the tax efficient options available for incentivising employees, tactics for minimizing capital gains tax when acquiring a business and much more. Enjoy the episode!

    • 50 min
    Investing in Irish and UK Companies with EV>$5M - Mark Flood (Renatus Capital Partners)

    Investing in Irish and UK Companies with EV>$5M - Mark Flood (Renatus Capital Partners)

    This week, we speak with Mark Flood, co-founder and director of Renatus Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Ireland that makes investments in Irish and UK companies with enterprise values of €5 million and above.
    In this episode, Mark shares his journey leading up to the launch of Renatus, the ins and outs of raising a fund, what they look for in their portfolio companies, how they hire and attract the right people, and more about the Irish private equity ecosystem. Enjoy the episode!

    • 38 min
    Building an Integrated Healthcare Group [7 acquisitions, 2 exits] - Ross Tomkins [Alphagenix, Normedica]

    Building an Integrated Healthcare Group [7 acquisitions, 2 exits] - Ross Tomkins [Alphagenix, Normedica]

    This week, we speak with Ross Tomkins, an entrepreneur, investor,  author, and mens health advocate. Ross is also the founder of TDH Capital, an integrated healthcare group with 4 verticals: medical supplies, home care services, healthcare recruitment, and mens hormonal healthcare.
    In this episode, Ross describes how his acquisition journey began after running his physiotherapy business for many years, how he sourced and structured 7 acquisitions since Covid [and 2 exits], and how he thinks about partnerships and management within his businesses so that he can focus on building the group.
    We also get into the importance of men's hormonal health, why equity is so much more expensive then debt, and how Ross is helping others on their M&A journey. Enjoy the episode!

    • 42 min
    How to Drive Value Creation in PE-backed Companies - Dan Cremons [Accelera Partners]

    How to Drive Value Creation in PE-backed Companies - Dan Cremons [Accelera Partners]

    This week, we speak with Dan Cremons, a former private equity investor and CEO; and now founder of Accelera Partners and Author of Winning Moves: 105 Proven Ways to Create Value in PE-Backed Companies. 
    In this episode, Dan discusses how leadership, talent, and capabilities drive performance of PE-backed companies. We discuss how to ensure the right talent is in place for a target acquisition, how to recruit and incentivise high performers, and so much more. Enjoy the episode and be sure to check out Dan's new book!
     

    • 53 min
    How Will Inflation Impact SMEs and Acquisitions? Sara Yates [Novastone Capital Advisors]

    How Will Inflation Impact SMEs and Acquisitions? Sara Yates [Novastone Capital Advisors]

    This week, we speak with Sara Yates, CFA. Sara is an experienced economist (Ex JPMorgan, Barclays, UBS), property entrepreneur, and ambassador for the Novastone Capital Advisors Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition program. 
    In this timely episode, Sara shares her thoughts on the current macro environment. We cover inflation, interest rates, supply constraints, and Brexit; and the impact it may have on small businesses and the economy in general.
    We also discuss the NCA ETA offering and opportunities for prospective searchers. NCA is supporting searchers throughout the globe. Check out their LinkedIn and Website to learn more and apply. Enjoy the episode!
     

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

BudFox197 ,

Great podcast

Love this podcast. Massively helped improve my knowledge of buying a business. Great guest and a great host!

Sam Turner Advantos HVAC Group ,

Great insight on the Buy and Build approach

Love the pod, useful mix of guests from the ecosystem of ETA / Search as well as running / scaling SMEs.

Sebastien356 ,

Great

Great podcast, highly informative and useful - much appreciated

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