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Done with you M&A – Build a 360° Agency!

10 modules and 4 weeks of coaching on how to acquire a company and build an agency business through M&A. Enroll and start as soon as you’ve booked in your kick off session.

Student Testimonials

Robert Stanwick, CEO – Extra Sauce

Founder at Extra Sauce. The mothership brand for a number of fast growing media and film production companies. Factory Images, Smartphone Films and FilmAI creating content, for names like the BBC, Google, BT, EE, and Elsevier and more.

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Will Jeffery, ex CEO – Maverick Media

A media entrepreneur and leader, who has established and owned creative businesses in the UK, Japan and US. Currently working across M&A, consultancy, mentorship and creative production with companies in the video games industry.

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M&A Certificate

From the Capital A school of greatness

Online Studies

All course materials available online for coachees

25 Years of Excellence

Over 25 years of business and mentoring experience

COURSES

Our Coaching Offering

Build a 360° agency  

12 week classes

How to acquire agencies following the exact M&A process as our investment bankers do when we acquire a business for a client.

Group and 1-2-1 guidance
DIRECT 1-2-1 GUIDANCE

We will guide you through the entire process and give you the confidence to find and approach potential acquisition targets.

Self Learning & Guides

Online Self Paced

Do the M&A process at your own pace with your own team saving you high costs from advisories, lawyers and accountants. No special skills or know-how required.

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We will walk you through how to find an agency, approach the owners, value the business and make an offer, through to acquiring the businesses.

Course Notes

All 10 modules are below. These are all pre-recorded video courses, except for week 1 induction and the kick off call. As part of the group’s mastermind there is a weekly live Q&A each Friday afternoon and a private LinkedIn group for all our members to share tips and progress.

  1. Induction
    1. Why do deals?
    2. How can you build your agency through M&A
    3. Examples of financing deals
    4. Examples of structuring deals
    5. Building your team
  2. Kick off call
    1. Identifying strategic objectives
    2. Identifying acquisition targets
    3. Creating your search
  3. Module 1
    1. Getting search ready
    2. Setting up, tools, software
    3. Building the long list, why so long?
    4. Researching targets and crossing off dead ends
  4. Module 2
    1. Collecting data on targets
    2. Working your network
    3. Contacting the companies
    4. RESOURCE: Email Outreach Script
    5. Dealing with the company responses
    6. Building up a calendar of calls
  5. Module 3
    1. Screening the owners and comparing the businesses
    2. Selling yourself, what’s your vision?
    3. Seller benefits
    4. Requesting information, financial information, and Company Information
  6. Module 4
    1. Modelling acquisitions
    2. Cultural fit
    3. Exploring the processes within the agency and how they will integrate with our with your team
  7. Module 5
    1. Delving deep into financials and the process
    2. Valuations quick ‘n’ dirty
    3. Valuation models
    4. Normalising EBITDA
  8. Module 6
    1. Making offers
    2. Offer letter
    3. Psychology of sellers
    4. Building the deal
    5. Seller finance
    6. Overcoming seller hurdles
  9. Module 7
    1. Due diligence
    2. Check list
    3. Setting up the data room
    4. Issues to look for during due diligence
  10. Module 8
    1. Closing the deal
    2. RESOURCE: Share Purchase Agreement
    3. Negotiating tactics
    4. Avoiding deal fatigue
  11. Module 9
    1. Financing the deal
    2. Tax implications
    3. Cash flowing the acquisition
  12. Module 10
    1. Integrating the companies post sale
    2. Staying on course
    3. Leveraging for your next deal

WHY

Why learn how to build a 360° agency?

Acquire Businesses With Confidence

Anyone who can run a business can acquire another one with high legal and financial fees. This is a myth peddled by investment banks.

Unprecedented M&A Opportunities

Take advantage of the massive M&A opportunity as there are thousands of agencies are currently below market value. 

Money Available

Lots of easy cash on the market, COVID loans and investor money to take advantage of.

Scale Up Into Your Pivot

Businesses forced to pivot are now scaling up by acquiring another business with a reputation in the area they’ve pivoted to or with more clients.

Build New Services For Your Clients

Offer new products or services to your clients. Acquire DTC e-commerce businesses or content creators/channels.

Weekly Group Sessions

There are weekly group sessions with our members on Zoom and in our exclusive Facebook group for agency M&A enthusiasts.

FEATURED

How to build your agency, e-commerce business or media company through acquisitions

12 week class

Done With You M&A

A four week coaching course including all the basics, finding targets, approaching owners, financing deals, valuing businesses, making offers, due-diligence, closing deals, legals, contracts, integration after the deal is done.

CHOOSE US

Why Learn With Us?

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Established for Over 25 Years

Our founders have been in the agency, media and events business for over 25 years

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Unprecedented M&A opportunity

Take advantage of current unprecedented market conditions.

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Save huge legal & accountancy fees

No expensive professional fees required to acquire businesses until you are at agreement stage. 

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Learn everything an investment bank does

Learn how an investment bank does M&A but charges tens of thousands for.

Selbey Anderson

Learn From Home

Online Coaching Course

  • Tonnes of opportunities with below value businesses available
  • Learn exactly how to find and approach off market busineses
  • Save huge legal and accountancy fees
  • Learn everything an investment bank does but charges tens of thousands for
  • Opens up opportunities to grow your business with M&A

About US

Our Story

Andy has worked with some of the largest digital and media companies in the world including MSN, Universal Music, Yahoo!, Hearst, Bertelsmann, Northern & Shell and AOL. He has worked for Reach Media (formerly Mirror Group), MTV and was the founder of Gigwise.com. Andy exited Giant Digital in 2016 and has since helped other founders to exit their creative businesses. He also works with many larger agencies and PLCs to acquire creative companies, specialising in off market acquisitions.

TESTIMONIALS

What Our Clients Say

A professional service, knowledgeable and trusted to represent Aeorema PLC. The industry is short of consultants that offer a similar search service like Capital A’s.

Steve Quah

CEO Aeorema Communications PLC (CheerfulTwentyfirst)

Having worked with the Capital A team, I can happily endorse the professional services they provide. Capital A can help you turn your business into a leading agency in the market. I recommend them highly.

Rick Stainton

Group Executive Director, Smyle Group Ltd

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Learn from the experts of off market acquisitions. Acquire another company and double your business overnight.

 

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