WHA have been advisers on some very large and high profile travel mergers and acquisitions, acting not only for UK trade and financial organisations, but also for worldwide organisations acquiring travel entities in the UK.
WHA has an extensive network of other travel industry professionals, travel lawyers and specialist advisers and analysts who can assist on any size of transaction.
Given our extensive knowledge in this area we are able to provide advice on company and business valuations and applicable P/E ratios in relation to both trade and private equity transactions.
WHA are able to provide advice on either the sale and buy side to ensure fully enhanced value is obtained.
WHA are able to assist with the sourcing of third party debt to assist in the finance of a transaction through long standing bank and lender contacts.
A key aspect of any transaction is enhanced value by the extraction of balance sheet worth set against the ongoing regulatory funding requirements.
In the regulated framework there are a number of techniques available to ensure the maintenance of liquidity and asset ratios utilising financial security through bonding, trusts and revolving credit facilities. This is a particular area of specialisation.
We are able to offer a full walk through service on any transaction including full or limited scope Financial Due Diligence and advising generally on indemnities, warranties and deal structures.