We are always keen to work with dynamic, growing businesses.

We have an integrated corporate finance offering. We provide access to a full spectrum of transaction specialists and an international network of M&A experts. Whether buying a business, selling a business, considering an IPO, advice on mergers, management buy ins/outs, or raising finance to support your business plans, our team will guide you through the process.

Some of our key areas of expertise include:

Report Leading the way

Our review of corporate finance deals in 2017

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Corporate Finance highlights for 2017

Business services

The cumulative value of our business support services deals was £737 million last year.

Rigby Group plc/M2 Digital Limited

Acquisition of Hobs On-Site Limited

Managed document services

May 2018

We provided due diligence services

Henderson Scott International

Sale to Search Consultancy Group

IT recruitment

August 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Thermotech Solutions Limited

Sale to Servest Arthur McKay

Facilities Management

March 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

ISP - International School Partnership

Acquisition of St. Jude School

Education services

January 2018

We provided due diligence services

Consumer

Last year the cumulative value of our consumer deals was £1.4 billion. Read more about our consumer credentials for 2017-18.

Bridgestone UK Limited

Acquisition of ETB Tyres Limited

Tyre distribution

September 2018

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Bluegem II LP

Acquisition of make-up and beauty products retailer

Retail

July 2018

We provided due diligence services

Syngenta International AG

Acquisition of Icepage Limited (parent company of Floranova Limited)

Flower and vegetable seed breeder

July 2018

We provided due diligence and anti-bribery and corruption services

Rosa's London Limited

Sale of Rosa’s Thai Cafe to TriSpan Rising Stars LP

Casual dining

June 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Financial services

The average value of our financial services deals last year was more than £80 million.

Life Settlement Assets plc

AIM Admission

Closed ended investment fund

March 2018

We acted as reporting accountant

Robinsons Motor Group Mercedes-Benz division

Sale to Group 1 Automotive

Motor retail

February 2018

We provided corporate finance and tax advisory services

India Capital Growth Fund Limited

Introduction to the Official List (Premium Listing Segment)

Closed Ended Investment Fund

January 2018

We provided reporting accountant services

Kester Capital LLP

Acquisition of CETA Insurance Limited

Insurance

July 2017

We provided due diligence, SPA advisory, data extraction and modelling services

Healthcare

Half of our healthcare deals last year included private equity involvement. Read more about our healthcare credentials for 2017-18.

August Equity Partners and Origin Group Limited

Sale of Origin Group to VetPartners

Animal Healthcare

July 2018

We provided vendor due diligence

Legal & General Capital Investments Limited and Care Sourcer

Investment in Care Sourcer Limited

Healthcare

May 2018

We provided due diligence services

Healthcare Communications UK Limited

Sale to IMImobile plc

Unified communications provider to healthcare sector

December 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Inmind Healthcare Group

Sale of the Inmind Healthcare property assets to Fairhome plc

Specialist care provider

December 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Industrials

The average industrials deal value was nearly £30 million last year. 

PLASgran Limited

Sale of PLASgran Limited to RPC plc

Waste management & Recycling

August 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Stirling Dynamics Limited

Sale to Assystem Group S.A.

Aerospace and marine engineering design services

April 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Pactiv Europe

Sale to Sirap Gema S.p.A

Food packaging manufacturer

January 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Venanpri Group (formerly Natt Tools Group Inc.)

Acquisition of Burgon & Ball Limited

Manufacturer and distributor of garden and agricultural tools

January 2018

We provided due diligence services

Technology, media and telecommunications

We completed nearly 50 technology, media and telecommunications deals last year. Read more about our technology, media and telecommunications credentials for 2017-18.

Brookcourt Solutions

Sale of Brookcourt Solutions to Shearwater Group Plc

Next generation IT and cybersecurity managed services

September 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Connect Advertising & Marketing LLP

Sale to Inspired Thinking Group

Advertising and marketing services

August 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Globe Business Publishing Limited

Sale to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

Legal intelligence

July 2018

We provided vendor due diligence

LoopUp Group Plc

Reverse acquisition of MeetingZone Group and subsequent relisting on AIM

Remote meeting technology

June 2018

We acted as reported accountant