Formed in 1989, Signwaves designs and manufactures display products for blue chip brands, retailers, agencies and trade resellers.
Signwaves is head-quartered from a three acre factory, office and warehouse site in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
The company has an extensive portfolio of patents and registered designs which has resulted in multiple awards over the years.
Partial management buy-out enabling the controlling shareholders to implement a structured succession plan.
Majority shareholders retained a significant equity stake and the largest combined shareholding in the company.
Continuing shared focus on future business growth and a platform for further evolution of the shareholding structure.
Designing an MBO structure in a tax effective manner and obtaining requisite tax clearances from HM Revenue & Customs.
Assisting the team to identify balanced and favourable terms for all team members.
Financial modelling of the business with deal structure overlaid.
Assisting in the introduction of a new shareholders’ agreement and liaising with the company’s lawyers and bankers through to completion of the deal.