A Primer on Private Equity

anthonykkingBusiness Development, Strategy, Uncategorized

Introduction I wrote this article as so many firms I work with have an interest in but lack much insight into how Private Equity works. Perhaps worse, some manage to convince a Private Equity firm to invest in the project and both parties then experience a painful, and in some … Read More

Towards a more sapient and connected world

Anthony KingStrategy

Introduction We’re seeing a progressive slowdown in the rate of hardware change in our smartphones these days as individual innovations comprise smaller incremental enhancements rather than huge step changes. Where the relative rate of change of a device has slowed the rate of change in the combined capabilities of the … Read More

Brexit is part of a perfect storm for UK retail

anthonykkingStrategy

I recently went back to the KPMG Annual Retail Survey 2018 (published Jan 2018) and it’s both striking and worrying just how closely we’re tracking to it. Retail wasn’t fully considered in the Brexit planning process and that probably contributed to the bizarre behaviour we saw in the aftermath of … Read More

PR vs Marketing

anthonykkingBusiness Development, Strategy

Companies often confuse PR and marketing but they fulfil very different requirements: Focus – Marketing focuses on products and services and PR focuses on people and relationships. Function – Marketing activities drive sales activities and they can be aligned to discrete KPI’s and targets. In contrast PR supports an organization’s … Read More

Contact us

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As part of our continued expansion into the USA we now have a new Korolit addresses. New York 99 Wall Street #1405, New York NY 10005    

Joy – Netflix

anthonykkingBusiness Development, Communication

My wife found this on Netflix last night and for anyone considering life as an entrepreneur it’s just brilliant viewing. More valuable than much of the management consultancy out there, or a heap of books and a heck of a lot more enjoyable (great acting by Jennifer Lawrence, Edgar Ramírez, … Read More

Florida and a lot of air miles!

anthonykkingBlog, News

If I have to pick any airline to take me out to the US it has to be Virgin Atlantic, the lounge is just outstanding with an incredible menu and just about every service you could imagine from a shoe shine up to a full spa treatment! It’s also nice … Read More

Chicago, Salt Lake City and New York

anthonykkingCommunication

Back out to the US this week and covered a lot of ground including Chicago, Salt Lake City and New York. Unfortunately due to Hurricane Irma we decided to postpone Florida as we didn’t want to take up valuable airline and hotel places that could be put to much better … Read More

Croatia

anthonykkingCommunication, News

Just returned from a recent visit to Croatia, partly for a break and partly for business. It’s a fascinating country strategically placed at the crossroads of Central Europe, the Balkans and the Adriatic Sea and close to the Mediterranean. The International Monetary Fund classified Croatia as an emerging and developing … Read More

On the road…

anthonykkingUncategorized

On Sunday I flew out to Newark and in the next 5 days visited San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston, Michigan, Detroit and New York, a grand total of 12,463.85 miles. It’s been intense and included visits to highly secure research institutes, manufacturing plants and a few Attorney’s as we put in … Read More

Website and logo tidy up!

anthonykkingCommunication, News

It’s been a pretty amazing start to 2017 and despite a heavy workload and many new clients we have managed to do a bit of a tidy up across our digital assets. LinkedIn,Twitter, Instagram and Facebook have all been revamped and we have also updated our website with recent market events. … Read More

Invest and Sell – Dress to Impress!

anthonykkingBlog, Business Development, Strategy

A Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM), also referred to as an Offering Memorandum (OM), Memorandum of Information (MOI) or the “book” is part of a sell-side M&A process. It’s typically created at the beginning of the M&A process by the Investment Bank contracted to assist the business. It provides a single … Read More

Korolit Digital Media Stats

anthonykkingNews

We have not taken a look at our website analytics for a quite while hence the brief review we ran this morning was going to be interesting! 3 years ago we moved from a UK focused business to a more global one and this is certainly reflected in our audience with … Read More

A Brexit Guide for SME’s

anthonykkingBusiness Development, News, Strategy

Introduction The term Brexit has now become used as an encapsulation of the incredibly complex journey we have ahead of us in moving Britain out of the EU. The actual Brexit referendum was held on Thursday 23 June 2016 with a decision to leave carried by 51.9% to 48.1% with … Read More

Transforming a business!

anthonykkingBusiness Development

Each Monday I face the usual rush to leave home in Bedford by 5am to get ahead of the M1/M25 traffic. After a long drive I drop the car off in Reading at 7am and take a short walk past the office to pick up a large Cappuccino from the … Read More

The UK Recruitment Industry

anthonykkingCommunication

At its simplest recruitment can be defined as the process of attracting, screening, and selecting a qualified person for a job opening. The global recruitment and staffing industry includes recruitment, or employment, agencies providing services for various business enterprises in different sectors. The market can also be grouped into temporary … Read More