Z1 Telecoms

MBO Management Buyout

Z1 Telecom, based in Derbyshire,is a company that provides telecommunication solutions to small and medium-sized businesses in the UK. founded by Ian Syddall founded Z1 Telecom Limited on 14th March 2002 with the sole purpose of bringing stable and tailored communication services to the SME business sector nationwide.

Evolution Capital were delighted to have advised existing management of Z1 with buyout of a significant share of the company from the main shareholder.

The Challenge

The key objective of the shareholders when engaging with Evolution Capital was to implement a new equitable company structure following a high level strategic review and valuation of the business. The shareholders would also like advice with company re-structuring.

Advice, planning and preparation

Evolution Capital was selected as the chosen advisor to conduct a strategic review of the business, to understand the intrinsic value of the business, prior to advising the shareholders through a management buyout from the majority shareholder. The advice and services provided by our team included:

·       A high level valuation and strategic review of the business

·       An objective view of the business positioning,and analysis of opportunities for restructuring the business

·       Advice around tax implications

A Successful outcome

Evolution Capital were delighted to advise the shareholders of z1 through this management buyout. We pride ourselves on the meticulous attention to detail, and high-level strategic review we provide to our clients. Moreover, our specialist team of chartered accountants, transaction experts and sector specialists enable our team to provide a full, rounded and unparalleled level of advice, enabling our team to ensure outstanding outcomes for shareholders and management teams.