Blog | UK
Jan 19, 2024

What 2023 told us about marcoms M&A

What sort of year was 2023 for deal making? Lack-lustre some might say on first reading. If we look at the number of transactions – and the trend...

Blog | UK
Jan 12, 2024

Cash on your agency balance sheet isn’t just for a rainy day

Finding yourself with surplus cash sitting on your balance sheet is a great place to be. It provides you with plenty of options. But do you know what those options are...

Blog | UK
Dec 22, 2023

How to spot an M&A jargon head

We love what we do at Waypoint, and with passion come blind spots! We laugh at parts of the investment community we brush up against because...

Blog | UK
Dec 18, 2023

When an agency founding team is no longer the right team to drive future growth

Jamie Learmont explains how you can spot the signs and how to hire for the right kind of senior talent…..

Blog | UK
Tom Ingoldby at event
Oct 2, 2023

Food for thought when it comes to business development

Tom Ingoldby from Velvet PR lays out his top four learnings from Waypoint's recent Mastering Better Business Development event...

Blog | UK
Common Interest
Sep 28, 2023

Why new holding company Common Interest is truly something different

New holdco Common Interest launched with a headline-worthy acquisition. Jim Houghton explains why we should take notice of this newcomer...

Blog | UK
Technology services firms: the hidden gems of the software M&A world
Sep 25, 2023

Technology services firms: the hidden gems of the software M&A world

Martin Ward explains what tech services businesses can do to make themselves attractive in a market in often dominated by SaaS companies...

Blog | UK
What's on the horizon for Challenger agencies?
Sep 19, 2023

As Brainlabs sets out its ambitions, what’s on the horizon for other Challenger agencies?

Matt Lacey looks at the latest funding announcement from Brainlabs and the importance of scale to the Challenger agencies...

Blog | UK
Angel investors vs ‘friends and family’
Aug 9, 2023

Angel investors vs ‘friends and family’ – which one is right for you?

Most ambitious agencies will reach a point where they need investment to grow, so where should they be looking? Learn more here...

Blog | UK
How to get institutional investors on board
Aug 3, 2023

How to get institutional investors on board

Jim Houghton covers off what agencies need to know and do if they’re looking to secure private equity funding. Read more...

Blog | UK
International footprint
Jul 20, 2023

Client-funded international footprint may be one route to consider for growth

Take a read of our latest piece from partner Deepa Shah where she explores the topic of client-funded international expansion.

Blog | UK
AI only works when it enhances the human touch
Jul 4, 2023

When it comes to dealmaking, AI only works when it enhances the human touch

David Kean discusses the crucial role of personal connections and why the human touch is more important than ever to secure new business

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