Acquisition Strategy

As well as pursuing a strategy of delivering strong organic growth, acquisitions are a core element of Daro Group’s strategy.
To be able to identify and successfully complete acquisitions, Daro Group applies the following framework;
Daro Acquisition Criteria

Group Level

  • Leverages Group’s core capabilities in manufacturing services
  • Would benefit from the central resources and experience in business building, strategic planning, investment, IT, sales and marketing, accreditations and human resources
  • Complimentary cultures between two companies

Operating Subsidiary Level

  • Clear, identifiable synergies with an existing operating subsidiary
  • Ability to accelerate growth of combined businesses
  • Create enhanced market position and increased strategic value

Acquisition Process Principles

  • Develop a relationship based on trust through due diligence and negotiation process;
    • essential to success for both parties pre and post completion
  • Identify common long-term goals for acquired company
  • Enter process with a ‘win-win’ mindset

Typical Acquisition Characteristics

  • Founder led businesses approaching retirement and / or succession planning
  • Seeking a new owner to deliver next phase of companies’ development and growth
  • Would benefit from broader experience, skill set and resources of a larger owner to build the business including increased investment (equipment, sales and marketing etc)
  • Focus on not just preserving the legacy of a business built over many years, but enhancing it in the future to the benefit of all stakeholders, most importantly the employees

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If you believe Daro Group could be the right partner for the next phase in the development of your business please contact Mervyn Douglas on 01787 881191 or email info@darogroup.co.uk