In light of the current stock market, there is a wealth of private investors looking to capitalise on plummeting valuations.

Chris Biggs, partner at Theta Global Advisors LLP spoke to ABC Money about the ways businesses can maximise looming M&A opportunities.

Most crucially, in an uncertain market, companies need to be ready to take the chance of a deal when it arises.

A key part of this is enlisting the help of experienced advisors who will increase the business’s chance of getting a deal, IPO or fundraise over the line.

Found out why early preparation is key to a successful deal: ABC Money – MA expected to rise as US stocks suffer worst fall in over 50 years