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 2018

Business services

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

Estio Training Limited

MBO backed by Palatine Private Equity Impact Fund

Provider of IT, digital and technology apprenticeships

September 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Proco Global Group

Debt raise for Proco Global Group with Aurelius Finance Company

Supply chain recruitment

September 2018

We provided debt advisory services

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

Consumer

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

The Children's Furniture Co. Limited

Investment by Foresight Group

Furniture retail

November 2018

We provided due diligence services

Scoff Group Limited

Acquisition of Premiere Coffee Limited

Food and beverage - Costa franchise

October 2018

We provided due diligence services

Carrs Foods Limited

Investment in Carrs Foods by BGF

International branded bakery business

October 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Bridgestone UK Limited

Acquisition of ETB Tyres Limited

Tyre distribution

September 2018

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Financial services

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

finnCap Group plc

Acquisition of Cavendish Corporate Finance & admission to AIM

Corporate finance & broking

December 2018

We acted as nominated advisor

Azule Limited

Sale to PCF Group plc

Specialist asset financing and leasing solutions

October 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

PMC Treasury Limited

Minority sale of PMC Treasury to Inflexion Private Equity

Global financial risk management and treasury services consultancy

October 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Aftab Currency Exchange

Working capital debt raise

Financial services

March 2018

We provided debt advisory services

Healthcare

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

Riverdale Healthcare Limited

Investment in Alpha Vitality by Riverdale Healthcare Limited, backed by Apposite Capital

Dental

December 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

TLC Care Homes Limited

Sale of TLC Care Homes

Specialist provider of residential and supported living care

December 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax advisory services

BMJ Publishing Group Limited

Investment in digital resourcing platform for healthcare providers

Healthcare

November 2018

We provided due diligence services

Optimo Care Group Limited

Acquisition of Choices Home Care Limited

Specialist care provider

August 2018

We provided due diligence services

Industrials

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

RPC Group plc

Sale of United Closures and Plastics Limited by RPC Group plc

Manufacturer of closures for the spirits industry

December 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Limited

Acquisition of SIG Roofspace Limited

Offsite manufacturing of constructing systems

December 2018

We provided due diligence services

Zenergi Group Limited

Acquisition of Briar Consulting Engineers Limited

Energy procurement and consultancy

October 2018

We provided due diligence and SPA advisory services

Recycling Lives Limited

Sale of Recycling Lives to Three Hills Capital Partners

Total waste management solutions

September 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax 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.

Yospace Enterprises Limited

Sale to RTL Group

Server-side ad insertion

January 2019

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Caretidy Two Limited

Investment in Charterhouse Voice & Data by August Equity LLP

Unified communications and cyber security

November 2018

We provided vendor due diligence services

Speedboard Assembly Services Limited

Sale to NOTE AB

Contract electronic manufacturing services

October 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

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

 

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

Kester Capital LLP

Acquisition of Jollyes Retail Group Limited

Retail

May 2018

We provided due diligence, tax structuring and SPA advisory services

Rigby Group plc/M2 Digital Limited

Acquisition of Hobs On-Site Limited

Managed document services

May 2018

We provided due diligence services

Coro Energy plc

Reverse takeover and re-admission to AIM

Oil & Gas

April 2018

We acted as nominated adviser

Stirling Dynamics Limited

Sale to Assystem Group S.A.

Aerospace and marine engineering design services

April 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

E.U. Fire & Security Limited

Sale of E.U. Fire & Security Limited to Newbury Investments (UK) Limited

Distributor of fire alarm and security systems

April 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Inspired Energy plc

Acquisition of SystemsLink 2000 Limited

Supplier of energy management software to the public and private sector

March 2018

We provided due diligence services

Inspired Energy plc

Acquisition of Energy Cost Management Limited

Energy and water management, specialising in water engineering solutions

March 2018

We provided due diligence services

GRC International Group plc

AIM Admission

Business support services

March 2018

We acted as nominated adviser and reporting accountant

Outreach Access Limited

Sale to High Access Maintenance Limited

Access platform supplier

March 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

H. Erben Holdings Limited

Sale of H. Erben Holdings Limited to Berlin Packaging

Supply of packaging

March 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Westwood Global Energy Group

Acquisition of the RigLogix platform from DHI Group, Inc

Oil & Gas data analytics

February 2018

We provided due diligence services

Robinsons Motor Group Mercedes-Benz division

Sale to Group 1 Automotive

Motor retail

February 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

ISP - International School Partnership

Acquisition of St. Jude School

Education services

January 2018

We provided due diligence services

Claremont School

Sale of Claremont School to International Schools Partnership

K12 Education

January 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory and SPA 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

Aspect Enterprise Solutions Limited

Sale to ION Investment Group

Software

January 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Blue Sky Plastic and Electrical Recycling Limited

Sale of Blue Sky Plastic and Electrical Recycling Limited to Enva Group

WEEE plastic recycler

January 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Venanpri Group

Acquisition of Burgon & Ball Limited

Agricultural tool manufacture and distribution

January 2018

We provided due diligence services

Pactiv Europe

Sale to Sirap Gema S.p.A

Food packaging manufacturer

January 2018

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Sumo Group plc

Admission to trading on AIM

Video Games and interactive entertainment development

December 2017

We acted as reporting accountant and provided due diligence services

Traditional Lakeland Cottages Limited (t/a Lakelovers)

Management buy-out of Traditional Lakeland Cottages Ltd (t/a Lakelovers) by LDC

Holiday home lettings

December 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Healthcare Communications UK Limited

Sale to IMImobile plc

Unified communications provider to healthcare sector

December 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc.

Divestment sale of Grass Roots Meetings and Events to BCD Travel

Business support services

December 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Forward 3D Group Limited

Sale to Stagwell Group LLC

Digital Marketing Agency

December 2017

We provided vendor due diligence services

Education Personnel Management Limited

Sale to Citation Limited

Specialist Education services provider

December 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Higher Nature Limited

Sale to Health Made Easy Group

Vitamins, minerals and supplements

December 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory and SPA 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

LXi REIT plc

Acquisition of a portfolio of purpose built care homes

Real Estate Investment Trust

November 2017

We provided tax due diligence and structuring advice

Thornbridge Sawmills Limited

Sale to Cairngorm Capital

Building materials

November 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Cloudsense Limited

Sale of Cloudsense Limited to Vector Capital

Omni-channel commerce

November 2017

We provided SPA advisory and tax advisory services

Basalt Infrastructure Partners GP II Limited

Acquisition of North Star

Emergency response and rescue service provider to the offshore industry in the UK North Sea

November 2017

We provided due diligence services

PA Group Limited

Investment in Alliance News

Financial news provider

November 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Norcros plc

Acquisition of Merlyn Industries Limited

Bathroom accessories and furnishings

November 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Sonassi Holding Company Limited

Sale to iomart Group plc

Web hosting

November 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax advisory services

The City Pub Group plc

Admission to AIM

Pub operator

November 2017

We acted as reporting accountant

Ultimate Security Services Limited

Sale to Noonan Services (UK) Limited

Security

November 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Footasylum plc

Admission to AIM

Fashion retail

November 2017

We acted as reporting accountant

MW Packaging Limited

Sale to GPA Global

Luxury packaging solutions

November 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Gold Key Media

Carve out and sale of Gold Key Media to Frontline Limited

Magazine distribution and marketing services

October 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory and SPA advisory services

Fuchs Gruppe (DF World of Spices GmbH)

Acquisition of Bart Spices Group Holdings by DF World of Spices GmbH

Ingredients

October 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory, due diligence and SPA advisory services

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc

AIM Admission

Professional services to the asset and wealth management industries

October 2017

We acted as nominated adviser

Vianet Group plc

Acquisition of Vendman Systems Limited

Developer and provider of software for the vending industry

October 2017

We provided due diligence services

Kew Media Group Inc.

Acquisition of TCB Media Rights Limited

A full service media rights distribution specialist

October 2017

We provided due diligence services

Magdalene Holdings Limited

Sale to M Group Services Limited

Telecommunications infrastructure

October 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Roc Technologies Limited

Minority sale to BGF and acquisition of City Change Management

IT services

September 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Avingtrans plc

Reverse takeover of Hayward Tyler Group in an all-share deal

Provider of performance-critical electric motor and pump technology

September 2017

We acted as reporting accountant

Laing The Jeweller (Glasgow) Limited

Acquisition of Laing The Jeweller Limited and Parkhouse The Jeweller Limited

Luxury jewellery and watches

September 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

GetBusy plc

AIM Admission

Accountancy and document management software

August 2017

We acted as nominated adviser and reporting accountant

Bridge Leisure Parks Limited

Trade and assets acquisition of Hengar Manor Limited

Holiday park operator

August 2017

We provided due diligence services

Watermill Group

Acquisition of the Cooper & Turner group

Manufacturer and distributor of industrial fasteners

August 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Legal and General Capital Investments Limited

Acquisition of retirement village property developments

Property

August 2017

We provided due diligence, SPA advisory, modelling and tax structuring services

Aran Ard Teoranta & Cuisine Royale Manufacturing Limited

Sale of majority stake in 'Promise Gluten Free'

Bread/confectionary products

July 2017

We provided vendor due diligence services, SPA and corporate finance advisory services

Liberty Group

Acquisition of The Energy Tubes Business from TATA Steel UK

Steel industry

July 2017

We provided due diligence services

Mayfair Equity Partners LLP

Minority investment in a kids digital technology company

Media / Technology

July 2017

We provided due diligence services

TTC Driver Training Group Limited

Investment in TTC Driver Training Group Limited by Palatine PE LLP

Driver training

July 2017

We provided due diligence services

Inspired Energy plc

Acquisition of Horizon Energy Group Limited

Energy procurement

July 2017

We provided due diligence services

Panmure Gordon & Co plc

Sale to Ellsworthy Limited

Investment banking and stock broking

July 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory, valuation services and acted as Rule 3 adviser

Biffa plc

Acquisition of O’Brien Waste Recycling Solutions Holdings Limited

Waste recycling and collection

July 2017

We provided due diligence services

Esendex Topco Limited

Sale of Esendex to Hg Capital

Business critical application-to-person messaging solutions

June 2017

We provided vendor due diligence services

FFI Holdings plc

Admission of FFI Holdings plc to AIM

Specialist service company in the film production industry

June 2017

We acted as reporting accountant

Advantage Smollan Limited

Acquisition of Intermarketing Group Limited

Marketing

June 2017

We provided due diligence services

Capita plc

Sale of specialist recruitment businesses to Endless LLP

Recruitment: Education, Healthcare and Social Care

June 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory, due diligence, SPA and business consulting services

Nom-iq Limited (t/a Com Laude) and Valideus Limited

Investment by Vespa Capital LLP

Domain names

May 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

SecurEnvoy Limited

Sale and reverse takeover of SecurEnvoy Limited by Shearwater Group plc

Cyber security software

May 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Magal Engineering Limited

Sale to Arlington Industries Limited

Automotive manufacturing

May 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

H2 Equity Partners Limited

Acquisition of Search Consultancy Limited

Multi-specialist recruiter

May 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory, SPA advisory and due diligence services

Streamwire Group Limited

Acquisition of EACS Limited

IT solutions

May 2017

We provided due diligence services

Vp plc

Acquisition of the business and assets of Jackson Mechanical Services (UK) M&E

Equipment rental

April 2017

We provided due diligence services

Vp plc

Acquisition of Zenith Survey Equipment Limited

Equipment rental

April 2017

We provided due diligence services

PA Group Limited

Investment in StreamAMG

Online video streaming

April 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Inspired Energy plc

Acquisition of Churchcom Limited

Energy procurement

April 2017

We provided due diligence services

Inspired Energy plc

Acquisition of the trade and assets of Flexible Energy Management Limited

Energy procurement

April 2017

We provided due diligence services

NorthEdge Capital LLP

Investment in Clearly Drinks Group Limited

Branded soft drinks and contract bottler

April 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Sodexo Limited

Acquisition of Prestige Nursing + Care

Domiciliary care provider

April 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Fusion Group Limited

Sale to AVK Group

Manufacturer of electrofusion equipment and fittings

April 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Constant Equity Limited

Acquisition of Keencut Technology Limited

Manufacturing

April 2017

We provided due diligence services

Westbridge Food Group Limited

Sale to Charoen Pokphand Foods

Food and beverage

April 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax advisory services

Liberty Wines Limited

Minority investment in Liberty Wines by Sogrape Vinhos S.A

Wine distribution

April 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The DMC Group Holdings Limited / BlueGem Capital Partners LLP

Acquisition of Sirdar Group

Yarn manufacturing and distribution

April 2017

We provided due diligence services

Duke Royalty Limited

Placing and re-admission to AIM

Financial services

March 2017

We acted as nominated adviser

BVG Group Limited

Acquisition of Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings Limited

Multi-channel retailer of seeds, plants and garden accessories

March 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Warehouse Express Group Limited (t/a Wex Photographic)

Sale to Aurelius

Retailer

March 2017

We provided vendor due diligence services

Worldnet International Limited

Sale of Worldnet UK and France business entities to the shareholders of Worldnet New York

Logistics

March 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Stewart Plastics Limited

Sale of The Stewart Group

Plastic gardening and catering products

March 2017

We provided due diligence and SPA advisory services

Eclipse Web Limited

Sale to GI Solutions Group Limited

Print marketing

February 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Ramsdens Holdings plc

Admission of Ramsdens Holdings plc to AIM

Financial services provider and retailer

February 2017

We acted as reporting accountant

idox plc

Acquisition of 6PM Holdings plc

Software solutions and services

February 2017

We provided due diligence services

Altium Limited

Acquisition of Premier EDA Solutions Limited

Software distribution

January 2017

We provided due diligence services

The Capital Group Limited

Sale of The Capital Group and The Levin Hotel to Warwick Hotels and Resorts

Hotels

January 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Potensis Recruitment Limited

Sale of Potensis Recruitment Limited to FL Partners

Design and engineering

January 2017

We provided vendor due diligence services

The GDM Group Limited

Sale to Styles&Wood Group plc

Mechanical and electrical consultancy services

January 2017

We provided corporate finance advisory services

QinetiQ plc

Acquisition of Meggitt Target Systems

Defence products and services

December 2016

We provided due diligence services

Swansway Group Limited

Acquisition of Thompson Motor Company (Preston) Limited

Automotive retail

December 2016

We provided due diligence services

2Excel Aviation Limited

Fundraising

Aviation

December 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory and vendor due diligence services

Avocet Mining plc

Class 1 disposal of Tri-K asset in Guinea

Mining

December 2016

We acted as reporting accountant

Lonsdale Capital Partners LLP

Majority investment in P2 Consulting Limited

Management consultancy

December 2016

We provided due diligence services

Woodway Packaging Limited

Sale of Woodway Packaging Limited to Bunzl plc

Packaging products and solutions

December 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Acoura Holdings Limited

Sale of Acoura to Lloyd's Register

Risk and compliance services across the food supply chain

December 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Renew Holdings plc

Acquisition of Giffen Holdings Limited by Renew Holdings

Rail services provider

November 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

S-Tech Insurance Services Limited

Sale to Alan Boswell Group

Insurance broker

November 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Flixmedia Limited

Sale of Flixmedia Limited to Advantage Solutions

Digital content syndication and management

November 2016

We provided SPA, tax, pensions and valuations advisory services

Growth Capital Partners LLP

Acquisition of Shorterm Group Limited by Growth Capital Partners LLP

Recruitment

November 2016

We provided SPA advisory, due diligence services and exit advice

JS Wright & CO Investments Limited

MBO of JS Wright & Co Investments Limited

Building service engineers

November 2016

We provided due diligence services

3BM Limited

Acquisition of Fusion Project Management Limited

Professional consultancy

November 2016

We provided due diligence services

Heating Plumbing Supplies Group (HPS)

Sale to a subsidiary of Marlowe Holdings Limited

Heating and Plumbing merchant

November 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Premier Asset Finance Limited

Sale of Premier Asset Finance Limited to Paragon Bank

Asset finance broker

October 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

PSL Purchasing Limited

Sale of PSL Purchasing Limited to Sodexo S.A

Food procurement services

October 2016

We provided vendor due diligence services

Pinnacle Foods Limited

Sale to GPS Food Group

Meat processing

October 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The British Standards Institution

Acquisition of Info-Assure Limited

Cyber security consultancy

October 2016

We provided due diligence services

Prestige and Homeseeker Park & Leisure Homes

Growth Capital

Park home manufacturer

September 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax advisory services

Ian Macleod Distillers Limited

Acquisition of Spencerfield Spirit Company Limited

Owner and distiller of premium spirits

September 2016

We provided due diligence services

Jaywing plc

Acquisition of Bloom Media (UK) Limited

Digital marketing

September 2016

We provided due diligence services

GVC Holdings plc

Transfer of listing from the Standard segment to Premium segment of the Official List

Online gaming and sports betting

August 2016

We acted as reporting accountant

Elysian Capital LLP

Acquisition of Raymond Brown Minerals & Recycling Limited

Quarrying, waste management and recycling

August 2016

We provided due diligence services

Business Growth Fund plc / Pharmacy2U Limited

Investment in Pharmacy2U Limited merger with chemistdirect.co.uk

Pharmaceuticals

July 2016

We provided due diligence services

EQUINITI Group plc

Acquisition of Toplevel Holdings Limited

Digital case management sector

July 2016

We provided due diligence services

Daniels Healthcare Group Limited

Disposal of Daniels Healthcare Group Limited to MAUSER Group

Sharps containers

July 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Porta Communications plc

Adoption

International marketing and communications group

July 2016

We acted as nominated adviser

Jones Environmental Forensics Limited

Disposal of Jones Environmental Forensics Limited to Exova plc

Environmental services

July 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

RJD Partners Limited / ISG Technology Limited

Sale to MBO team back by Westbridge Capital

Network and Wi-Fi services

July 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Medisafe UK Limited

Sale of Medisafe UK Limited to STERIS plc

Manufacturer of surgical reprocessing equipment

July 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The BenRiach Distillery Company Limited

Sale to Brown-Forman Corporation

Malt whisky distiller

June 2016

We provided SPA and tax advisory services

Campbell Page (UK) Limited

Disposal of Campbell Page (UK) Limited to WISE Ability Limited

Training - Employability and Skills

June 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Sabio Limited

Management buyout of founder shareholders

Contact centre technology solutions

June 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory, tax and SPA advisory services

John Henry Group

Investment by Growth Capital Partners

Telecommunications Infrastructure services

June 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The Gap Partnership Holdings Limited

Refinancing

Corporate training

June 2016

We provided due diligence services

GT Group Limited

Disposal to Knorr-Bremse AG

Automotive engineering

June 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Amadeus Capital Partners Limited

Investment in Relayware Limited

Computer hardware and software

May 2016

We provided due diligence services

Goldplat plc

Adoption

Gold recovery services, mining and development

May 2016

We acted as nominated adviser

Woodforde's Limited

Disposal to Citra Partners

Brewery

April 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Babington Group

Disposal of Bridges Ventures backed Babington Group to RJD Partners

Training - employability and skills

April 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory, vendor due diligence and SPA advisory services

Innovative Bites Limited

Acquisition of Bonds Confectionery Limited

Confectionery

April 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory, due diligence and SPA advisory services

Kennedy Ventures plc

Adoption

Tantalum mining investments

April 2016

We acted as nominated adviser

Burgess Diagnostics Limited

Sale of Burgess Diagnostics to Solingen Private Equity

Mobile diagnostic imaging services provider to veterinary sector

April 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Crown Chicken Limited

Disposal to Cranswick plc

Chicken and mill seed producer

April 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Derivation Software Limited

Disposal to Linedata Services

Risk analytics and accounting solutions

April 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Bradgate Business Finance Limited

Disposal to 1pm plc

Financial services

March 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Frontier Medical Group Limited

Refinancing of Frontier Medical Group

Healthcare, medical devices

March 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Marlowe plc

Admission to AIM and acquisition of Fire & Security (Group) Limited

Business Support Services

March 2016

We acted as reporting accountant

The Care Division Limited

Sale to Alina Homecare

Domiciliary learning disability care business

February 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Silent Herdsman Holdings Limited

Disposal to Afirmik Agriculture Cooperative

Predictive analytics software for dairy and beef farmers

February 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Boparan Restaurants Holdings Limited

Acquisition of Indian Restaurants Limited

Food and beverage

January 2016

We provided due diligence services

Dycem Limited

Sale to SEA Equity

Contamination control and non-slip blended polymer products

January 2016

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Rightster Group plc

AIM fundraise

Digital media

January 2016

We provided due diligence services

Autumn Food Holdings Limited

Acquisition of Reids of Norwich Limited

Food and beverage

December 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Forest Asset Finance Limited

Sale to Asset Alliance Limited

Asset Finance provider

December 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Gravity Media Group Limited

Acquisition of Hyperactive Broadcast Limited

Provider of television broadcast equipment and services

December 2015

We provided due diligence services

Rigby Group plc

Part acquisition of One Point Telecom Limited by Rigby Technology Investments

Mobile service provider

December 2015

We provided due diligence services

Rigby Group plc

Acquisition of a majority stake in Zycko Group Limited, by Rigby Private Equity Limited (RPE) (a subsidiary of Rigby Group plc)

Value added IT distributor

December 2015

We provided due diligence services

Tlou Energy Limited

Fast track admission to AIM of ASX quoted Tlou Energy Limited

Oil &Gas Exploration and Production

December 2015

We acted as nominated adviser

Logson Group

Sale to W&R Barnett Limited

Corrugated packaging

November 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Mergermarket Limited

Acquisition of 100% of C6 Intelligence Information Systems Limited and UK Group companies

Provision of data and intelligence in the field of customer due diligence

November 2015

We provided due diligence, SPA advisory and completion account services

Telegesis (UK) Limited

Sale to Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Wireless mesh networking module specialist

November 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Avon Rubber plc

Acquisition of the Argus thermal imaging camera from e2v technologies plc

Design and engineering

October 2015

We provided due diligence services

CVS Group plc

Acquisition of Highcroft Pet Care Limited

Veterinary services

October 2015

We provided due diligence services

Specialist Computer Centres plc

Acquisition of SIP Communications plc

Cloud based software services and communication

October 2015

We provided due diligence services

telent Technology Services Limited

Acquisition of Arqiva"s Secure Solutions business

Public safety ICT

October 2015

We provided due diligence services

Vernacare Limited

MBO of Vernacare by Palatine Private Equity

Single use healthcare products

October 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax advisory services

Interfloor Group Limited

Sale to Victoria plc

Manufacturer of carpet underlay and related accessories

September 2015

We provided due diligence services

Medical Innovations Group Limited

Disposal of Medical Innovations Group to Cantel Medical Corp

Medical devices

September 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services and tax advisory services

Office &General Group Limited

Disposal to Mortice Group plc

Facilities Management

September 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Tandem Group plc

Acquisition of E.S.C. (Europe) Limited

Leisure equipment

September 2015

We provided due diligence services

CVR Global LLP

MBO of the Business Recovery Division of Chantrey Vellacott DFK LLP

Professional services

August 2015

We provided due diligence services

Option Computers Limited (t/a DealHub)

Sale to Markit Group Limited

Foreign Exchange software

August 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

tastecard and Gourmet Society

Disposal of the world"s largest discount diners club

Restaurant dining club

August 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Belvoir Lettings plc

Acquisition of Newton Fallowell Limited and Newton &Derry Limited

Estate agents

July 2015

We provided due diligence services

Grayrentals plc

Disposal to Hong Kong International Aviation Leasing Co Limited

Rental of specialist trailers and trucks

July 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Innis &Gun Brewing Company Limited

Issue of an unlisted retail bond

Food and beverage

July 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Kester Capital LLP

Disposal of Briefing Media Group Limited

Media - publishing and events

July 2015

We provided due diligence services

Ten Alps plc

Reverse acquisition of Reef Television Limited

Media television production and publishing

July 2015

We acted as reporting accountant

Vietnam Infrastructure Limited

Admission of listed portfolio shares to trading on AIM

Equity investment instruments

July 2015

We acted as nominated adviser

Countrywide Accident Assistance Limited

Disposal to Gallagher Bassett International Limited

Claims outsource solutions provider

June 2015

We provided corporate finance and tax advisory services

Croydex

Disposal of Croydex Group to Norcros plc

Bathroom accessories and furnishings

June 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Holding &Barnes plc

Disposal to KAR Auction Services

Vehicle salvage services

June 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

BM Trada Group Limited

Disposal to Exova plc

Testing, inspection, certification and consultancy

May 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Clinisupplies Limited

Sale to Sutures India

Medical products

May 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Nutrisure Limited

Acquisition

Health food sector

May 2015

We provided due diligence services

Wahanda

Acquisition of a minority shareholding by Recruit Holdings

Online hair and beauty market place

May 2015

We provided SPA advisory and tax structuring advice

Gage Networks LLP

Disposal to Intercity Telecom Limited

Cloud communications provider

April 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Synbra UK Limited

MBO of Jablite Limited &Styropack Limited

Building materials and packaging

April 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK Limited

Acquisition of Specialist Hire Group

Industrial equipment hire

February 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Meridian Healthcare Limited

Sale to HC-One Limited

Operator of care homes

February 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Rolling Luggage Limited

Sale of trade and assets to Samsonite Inc

Retail sector

February 2015

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

August Equity LLP &Rollfold Holdings Limited

Disposal of Rollfold Holdings to Nobia AB

Kitchen manufacture and distribution

December 2014

We provided due diligence services

Bedfordia Group plc

Disposal of automotive subsidiary

Automotive

December 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

ECO Plastics Limited

Disposal of trade and assets of Aurelius AG

Plastics recycling

December 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

iomart Group plc

Acquisition of ServerSpace Limited

Cloud and managed hosting solutions

December 2014

We provided due diligence services

Palatine Private Equity LLP / Character World Limited

Acquisition of Character World by Palatine Private Equity LLP

Children's ben linen licensing

December 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory, tax advisory and due diligence services

The Riverside Company

MBO

SaaS

December 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The Riverside Company

MBO

SaaS

December 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

ACC Aviation

Sale to YFM Equity Partners backing the incumbent management team

Aviation services

November 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Allenbuild Limited

Disposal of Allenbuild Limited to Places for People Group Limited

New Build Affordable Housing contractor

October 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Springboard Research Limited

MBO backed by YFM Equity Partners

Technology &Retail intelligence

October 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Youngman Group Limited

Disposal of Youngman Group to WernerCo

Building products manufacturer and distributor

October 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Molecular Products Limited

Growth Capital

Manufacturer of chemical-based technology

September 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

W.C. Bradley Co

Acquisition of Preston Innovations Limited and Primo Distribution BV

Fishing tackle manufacturer

September 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Business Growth Fund / Abbey Pharma Limited

Growth capital fund raising

Pharmaceuticals

August 2014

We provided due diligence services

Isos Housing Group

Partnership between Isos Housing Group &Cestria Community Housing

Social Housing

August 2014

We provided due diligence services

tastecard

Disposal of tastecard to DIDX BV

Restaurant dining club

August 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

bChannels Limited

Secondary MBO of bChannels backed by Westbridge Capital LLP

IT sector channel marketing consultancy and channel management services

July 2014

We provided corporate advisory and tax services

Produce World Group Limited

Acquisition of TIO Limited

Organic vegetable supplier

July 2014

We provided due diligence services

Rightster Group plc

Acquisition of Base79

Digital media

July 2014

We provided due diligence services

Savannah Petroleum plc

Admission to AIM

Oil &Gas

July 2014

We acted as reporting accountant

Sequel Business Solutions Limited

Sale of majority stake to HgCapital

Insurance software and consultancy

July 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Telent Technology Services Limited

Investment in CNS Group

Cyber security

July 2014

We provided due diligence services

The Simplify Group

MBO backed by Palamon Capital Partners

Specialised consumer services

July 2014

We provided due diligence services

BIPB Limited

Sale to Keyrus

Big data analytics consultancy

June 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Mobeus Equity Partners LLP

MBO of Creative Graphics International Limited

Design and manufacturer of vinyl graphics

June 2014

We provided due diligence services

PMC Treasury Limited

MBO

Business consultancy services

June 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

The Flame Group

Partial shareholder exit and funding to support further growth

Manufacturer of firelighters

June 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Benson Group

Sale to Graphic Packaging International Inc

Packaging

May 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Business Growth Fund / Dudson (Holdings) Limited

Growth capital fund raising

Ceramic tableware producer for the travel and hospitality industry

May 2014

We provided due diligence services

Flowtech Fluidpower plc

Admission to AIM

Distributor of hydraulic and pneumatic fluidpower products

May 2014

We acted as reporting accountant

Redleaf Polhill Limited

Disposal to Porta Communications plc

Public relations

April 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The Dental Directory

Disposal of The Dental Directory supply business

Supplier of dental consumables, equipment and services

April 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Career Teachers Limited

Disposal to Impellam plc

Education recruitment

March 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Fusion Group Limited

Disposal of the UK distribution business of Fusion Group Limited to Wolseley plc

Utility infrastructure products

March 2014

We provided corporate finance and tax advisory services

Andrew Industries Limited

Disposal of the Filtration Division to Lydall Inc.

Industrial filtration products

February 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory

Boots UK Limited

Acquisition of Burrows &Close Limited

Pharmacies

February 2014

We provided due diligence services

IM Kelly Automotive

Sale to ECA NV

Industrial manufacturing

February 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Isle of Harris Distillers Limited

Fundraising for the construction and commission of a distillery

Scotch whisky producer

February 2014

We provided due diligence services

TUI Travel plc

Acquisition of Global Obi S.L. trading as Roiback

Hotel Booking engine and website management services

February 2014

We provided due diligence services

August Equity LLP

Acquisition of Westpoint Veterinary Group

Veterinary services

January 2014

We provided due diligence services

Beardow and Adams (Adhesives) Limited

Acquisition of Klebstoffwerke Colodin GmbH

Bespoke water based and hot melt adhesives manufacturer

January 2014

We provided due diligence services

Edward Billington &Son Limited

acquisition of TSC Foods Group Limited

Food and beverage

January 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Inflexion Private Equity

Disposal of Optionis

Workforce management service provider

January 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

thinkFolio Limited

Sale to Markit Group Limited

Investment and portfolio management software

January 2014

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Business Growth Fund

Investment in Duncan &Todd (Group) Limited

Optical retail chain

December 2013

We provided due diligence services

Flangefitt Stainless Limited

Disposal to MRC Global Inc.

Distribution of pipes, valves and fittings to the oil and gas industry

December 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Kee Safety Group Limited

Tertiary MBO supported by Dunedin LLP

Supplier of safety solutions

December 2013

We provided due diligence services

Maynard &Harris Group Limited

Disposal to RPC Group PLC

Manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging

December 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Industrial Chemicals Group

Refinancing

Chemical manufacturer

November 2013

We provided due diligence services

Victoria plc

Acquisition of Globesign Limited and its subsidiary Westex (Carpets) Limited

Carpet manufacturing

November 2013

We provided due diligence services

Boom Pictures Limited

Merger with Twofour Group Limited

TV production

October 2013

We provided due diligence services

CLM Fleet Management plc

Disposal of the Group to Maxxia (Uk) Limited

Fleet management

October 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

CRP Print and Packaging Limited

Disposal to Smurfit Kappa Group plc

Business support services

October 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Oteac Limited

Acquisition of a majority shareholding by Lonsdale Capital Partners

Fire and safety services

October 2013

We provided due diligence services

Pathology Group Limited

Disposal to ICS Group

Healthcare recruitment

October 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The Write Research Group

Disposal to Capita plc

Talent research and resourcing

October 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Tri-star Resources plc

Acquisition of Portage Minerals Inc

Antimony exploration

October 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

Arthur J. Gallagher

Acquisition of Belmont International

Insurance broker

September 2013

We provided financial, tax, regulatory and IT due diligence services

CB Care Limited

Disposal of trade and assets of Castlebeck Care (Teeside) Limited to Danshell Group

Specialist care provider

September 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Content Media Corporation plc

Investment in Aito Media

Factual entertainment production house

September 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

Douglas Gill International

Management buy-out

Technical sailing clothing

September 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

Olive Communications

Acquisition of Wish Holdings plc

Mobile and fixed telecommunications solutions

September 2013

We provided due diligence services

Red Leopard Holdings

Acquisition of Red Leopard Mining Inc and subsequent re-admission onto AIM

Mining

September 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

The TEG Group plc

Issue of £2.6 million Secured Loan Notes

Waste

September 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

Vp plc

Acquisition of Mr Cropper Limited

Rental of pile cropping machinery

September 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Aviva Investors

Acquisition of MP Reversions (No.7) Limited and MP Reversions (No.110) Limited

Property

August 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

BlueRock Diamonds plc

Acquisition of mining rights Admission to AIM and IPO

Diamond mining

August 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

Nair &Co Limited

Sale to Hg Capital

International business expansion services

August 2013

We provided vendor financial and tax due diligence services

Prosperity International Holdings Limited

Cash offer for AIM quoted Prosperity Minerals Holding Limited

Industrials

August 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

SHS Integrated Services Limited

Acquisition of Dixon Pentland Scaffolding Company Limited

Specialist industrial scaffolding

August 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory and financial due diligence services

Auhua Clean Energy plc

Adoption

Renewables

July 2013

We acted as nominated adviser

Avingtrans plc

Acquisition of Exterran (UK) Limited

Processing equipment for onshore/offshore oil &gas

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Conviviality Retail plc

Admission of Conviviality Retail plc to AIM

Franchised off-licence and convenience chain

July 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

Conviviality Retail plc

Acquisition of L.C.L. Enterprises Limited (trading as Wine Rack)

Wine and spirits retail stores

July 2013

We provided financial tax, operational and IT due diligence services

Darwin Private Equity

Acquisition of Esendex Holdings Limited

Specialist business SMS provider

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Dilistone Group plc

Acquisition of FCP Internet Holdings

Recruitment software (SaaS)

July 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

Eckoh plc

Acquisition of Veritape Limited

Business software solutions

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Fane Valley Co-operative Society Limited

Acquisition of Duncure Food Processors Limited

Food manufacturing

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Frontier Developments plc

AIM Flotation

Computer software

July 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

Harris &Sheldon Group Limited

Disposal of Hardy &Greys Limited to Pure Fishing Inc

Fishing tackle manufacturer

July 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

IntelliFlo Limited

Sale of IntelliFlo Limited to HgCapital

SaaS solutions provider

July 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

ISIS Equity Partners LLP / Key Travel

MBO of Key Travel supported by ISIS Equity Partners LLP

Travel management company

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Leonhard Lang (UK) Limited

Disposal to DCC plc

Medical supplies

July 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Liberty Steel FE Trade

Acquisition of MIR Steels Limited

Steel processing plant

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Livingston Group Ltd

Fundraising

Electrical equipment

July 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Nigel Frank Group Limited

Investment by ISIS Equity Partners LLP

Software recruitment

July 2013

We provided vendor due diligence services

NVM Private Equity

MBO of Buoyant Holdings Limited

Manufacturer of upholstered furniture

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Perform Group plc

Acquisition of Opta Sports Data Limited

Sports data provider

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Shuttleworth Business Systems Limited

Acquisition of Border Merchant Systems Limited

Business software solutions

July 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

The British Pepper and Spice Company Limited

Acquisition of The Crucial Sauce Company

Sauce manufacturer

July 2013

We provided due diligence and tax advisory services

The Mansfield Group

Disposal to Bidvest Group

Vehicle recovery and repair

July 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Veritek Global Limited

Acquisition of Veritek Global Limited by Management and Mobeus Equity Partners

Outsourced technical services

July 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

Accumuli plc

Acquisition of Signify Solutions Limited

Identity management and authentication services and software

June 2013

We provided financial due diligence and tax advisory services

Alliance Pharma plc

Acquisition of overseas rights to Syntometrine-branded products

Pharmaceuticals

June 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

Business Growth Fund / York Mailing Limited

Capital investment in York Mailing Limited

Print production for retail sector

June 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Holding &Barnes plc

MBO of Holding &Barnes plc

Vehicle salvage services

June 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Ibex Global Solutions plc

Admission to AIM and IPO

Outsourced online customer acquisition services

June 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

Judges Scientific plc

Acquisition of Scientifica Limited

Scientific equipment manufacturer

June 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Myanmar Investments International Limited

Subscription, placing and admission to AIM of ordinary shares and warrants

Investing company

June 2013

We acted as nominated adviser

NVM Private Equity

MBO of Kirton Healthcare Group

Specialist healthcare products

June 2013

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Rurelec plc

Acquisition of Independent Power Corporation plc

Power developer and power plant operator

June 2013

We provided due diligence services

Tibbetts Group Limited

Acquisition of BFC Group Limited

Engineering and manufacturer of automotive and aerospace parts

June 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

W. Lucy and Co Ltd

Acquisition of Truscanian Foundries

Aluminium and bronze foundry

June 2013

We provided financial due diligence services

CPI Group a.s.

Mandatory takeover of main market listed Ablon Group Limited

Property Investment

May 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Namibian Resources plc

Adoption

Diamond exploration and mining

May 2013

We acted as nominated adviser

Omni Industries Limited

Acquisition of the ElecoBuild division from Eleco plc

Building products

May 2013

We provided corporate finance and tax advisory and due diligence services

Outsourcery plc

Admission of Outsourcery plc to AIM

Cloud computing and communications services

May 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

Root Capital LLP

Sale of KnowledgePool Group Limited to Capita plc

Healthcare services

May 2013

We provided financial, tax and IT vendor due diligence services

Sceptre Leisure Plc

Refinancing

Coin operated amusement machine operator

May 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Happy Finish Limited

Private Equity funding

Digital re-touching, CGI &animation

April 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Oracle Coalfields PLC

Adoption

Mining and exploration

March 2013

We acted as nominated adviser

The Freeman Company

Acquisition of SO Events Group Limited and 360Creative Event Services Limited

Event and exhibition services

March 2013

We provided financial and IT due diligence services

Validus-IVC Limited

40% disposal to MBO team backed by LDC

Software support to the insurance sector

March 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Welcomm Communications Limited

Acquisition of Davison Communications

B2B mobile phone reseller

March 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

CB Care Limited

Disposal of Young Foundations Limited to private investor

Specialist care provider

February 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Digital Global Services Limited

Admission to AIM and IPO

Outsourced online customer acquisition services

February 2013

We acted as reporting accountant

Northedge Capital LLP &FPE Global Limited

Investment in FPE Global Limited

Specialist engineering solutions provider

February 2013

We provided due diligence services

Cepac Limited

Acquisition of DS Smith Plc"s specialist packaging box plant at Rawcliffe Bridge

Specialist packaging

January 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory, tax and due diligence services

Palatine Private Equity / Selection Services

Acquisition of Aggregated Telecom Limited t/a 8el

IT services

January 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Paragon Automotive Limited

Acquisition of Stobart Vehicle Services Limited

Automotive services

January 2013

We provided due diligence services

Solfex Energy Systems

Sale to Travis Perkins plc

Specialist distributor of renewable energy systems

January 2013

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Audio London Limited

Acquisition of Blackstone Audio Inc

Audiobook retailer

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Avingtrans plc

Acquisition of Aerotech Tubes Limited

Aerospace

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Burness LLP

Advising Burness in the merger with Paull &Williamsons

Law firm

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Capital &Regional plc

Disposal of interest in X-Leisure Fund

Property

December 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

Cepac Limited

Acquisition of Darlington litho-laminate corrugated product business from DS Smith Plc

Specialist packaging

December 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory, tax and due diligence services

Cepac Limited

Acquisition of Screenprint Doncaster Limited

Designer and manufacturer of point-of-sale- units

December 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory, tax and due diligence services

Idox plc

Acquisition of CT Space

Document management

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Lornamead Acquisitions Limited

Disposal to LF Beauty (UK) Limited

Consumer goods - personal care

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Master Drilling Group Limited

Listing on JSE

Raisbore drilling

December 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

R. Robinson &Co. (Motor Services) Limited

Acquisition of Boroughbury Holdings Limited

Motor retail

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Rutland Partners

Sale of Advantage Healthcare Holdings Limited to Interserve plc

Healthcare services

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Secure Trust Bank

Acquisition of V12 Finance Group

Financial services

December 2012

We provided due diligence and tax advisory services

Servest Group Limited

Refinancing to facilitate the acquisition of 7 Day Catering Limited

Support services

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

Westbridge Food Group Limited

Acquisition of Food Trac Limited and its subsidiaries

Poultry products and prepared foods

December 2012

We provided due diligence services

ADR Accident Repair Centres Limited

Disposal to Autorestore Limited

Accident repair bodyshops

November 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Avingtrans plc

Disposal of Jena Tec division

Industrials

November 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Avingtrans plc

Acquisition of Farnborough business of PFW Aerospace UK Limited

Aerospace

November 2012

We provided due diligence services

Aviva Investors

Acquisition of Church Walk Management Limited

Property

November 2012

We provided due diligence services

City and County Healthcare Holdings Limited

Acquisition of Comfort Call Limited

Homecare

November 2012

We provided due diligence services

Equiniti Limited

Acquisition of Prism Communications and Management Limited

Corporate governance and company secretarial services

November 2012

We provided due diligence services

Greenwich Loan Fund Limited

Acquisition of BMS Finance AB

Financial services

November 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

Hoist Kredit AB

Acquisition of Robinson Way Limited

Financial services

November 2012

We provided due diligence and tax advisory services

Manuplastics Limited

Disposal to RPC Group plc

Injection moulded containers manufacturer

November 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Maxima Holdings plc

Disposal to Redstone plc

IT managed services

November 2012

We provided due diligence services

Alliance Pharma plc

Acquisition of Opus Group Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries

Medical appliances

October 2012

We provided due diligence services

Edward Billington &Son Limited

Acquisition of Bar &Restaurant Foods Limited

Food and beverage

October 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Joseph Holt Limited

Acquisition of Hoi Polloi Pub Co Limited

Public house

October 2012

We provided due diligence services

Medicare First Limited

Disposal to Capita Group plc

Social care recruitment

October 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Picton Property Income Limited

Issue of Zero dividend preference shares

Property

October 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

Praetura Ventures

MBO of Noblet Municipal Services Limited

Refuse vehicle hire

October 2012

We provided due diligence services

The Flame Group

Stakeholder exit and funding to support further growth

Ignition products manufacturer

October 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

United Fish Industries (UK) Limited

Acquisition of certain shares in Rossyew Limited with an option to acquire the remainder

Fish meal and oil producer

October 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

WEARE 2020 plc

Acquisition of Iris Associates Limited

Creative marketing agency

October 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Arthur J. Gallagher

Acquisition of Acumus Limited

Insurance Intermediary

September 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Aviva Investors

Acquisition of Emlor Property No. 2 Limited

Property

September 2012

We provided due diligence services

AXA Investment Managers

Acquisition of Pyrotex UK 1 S.A. from BNP Paribas Real Estate

Property and construction

September 2012

We provided due diligence services

E-beam Limited

Disposal of E-beam Limited to Sabre Airline Solutions

Aviation systems

September 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

EMAP Limited

Acquisition of the CWIEME exhibition business

Exhibitions

September 2012

We provided due diligence services

Imperial Litho Limited

Disposal of various assets of Imperial Litho Limited

Printing

September 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Netcall plc

Acquisition of Serengeti Systems Limited

Document and contact management solutions

September 2012

We provided due diligence services

Perfitt Holdings Limited

Sale to the East of England Co-operative Society

Stonemason

September 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Rico Logistics Limited

Disposal to TVS Group

Same day courier and field resourcing logistics

September 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Britdoors Limited

Acquisition of door division of Group Homesafe Limited

Specialist composite door manufacturer and installer

August 2012

We provided corporate finance, pension and tax advisory services

China Chaintek United Co Limited

Admission to AIM and IPO

Logistics services to the Chinese domestic market

August 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

Excalibur Unified Communications Limited

Share exchange

Mobile telecommunications

August 2012

We provided due diligence services

Fenner plc

Acquisition of American Industrial Plastics Inc (USA)

Manufacturer of precision plastics

August 2012

We provided due diligence services

MDNX Group

Acquisition of Octium Group (including Griffin and Iconnyx)

IT infrastructure and data services provider

August 2012

We provided due diligence services

Aviva Investors

Fund acquisition of HomeSun Limited

Renewables

July 2012

We provided due diligence services

Business Growth Fund

Growth Capital for Primrose

Online garden retail

July 2012

We provided due diligence services

Content Media Corporation plc

Public to private

Media

July 2012

We provided advisory services in relation to the City Code

Harrington Brooks/ RJD Partners

MBO of Harrington Brooks, backed by RJD Partners

Consumer debt management

July 2012

We provided due diligence services

Lomond Motors Limited

Disposal of Lomond Motors Limited to Lookers plc

Motor retail

July 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Mechadyne International Limited

Disposal to KSPG AG

Advanced engine technologies

July 2012

We provided corporate finance and tax advisory services

Pochin plc

Sale of Pochin Concrete Pumping Limited to Alcedo Limited

Construction

July 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Qinvest

Acquisition of Regent's Park Estates Limited Partnership

Property development

July 2012

We provided due diligence services

RealTime Health Limited

Trade disposal

Clinical process improvement in hospitals

July 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Rentokil Initial plc

Acquisition of Modus FM Limited

Facilities Management

July 2012

We provided due diligence services

SecureData/ August Equity

MBO of SDH UK Limited backed by August Equity

IT security

July 2012

We provided due diligence and tax advisory services

Toumaz Limited

Acquisition of Frontier Silicon Holdings Limited

Semiconductor, module and software solutions

July 2012

We provided due diligence services

Abbey Care Investments Limited/ Life Style Care plc

Refinancing

Care homes

June 2012

We provided due diligence services

Accord Housing Association

Acquisition of Direct Health Group Limited

Social housing

June 2012

We provided due diligence services

Business Growth Fund/ AFG Media Limited

Investment in AFG Media Limited

Fancy dress retailer

June 2012

We provided due diligence services

Direct Health Group Limited

Disposal to Accord Housing Association

Domiciliary care provider

June 2012

We provided due diligence services

East Finance plc

Issue of £250 million 5.486% secured bonds due 2042

Housing trust

June 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

Elecnor S.A.

Acquisition of IQA Operations Group Limited

Utilities Infrastructure

June 2012

We provided due diligence services

Global Markets Group Limited

AIM admission and pricing

E-commerce

June 2012

We acted as nominated adviser

Gyron Internet Ltd

Disposal of Gyron Internet Ltd to NTT Communications

Specialist Datacentre Service Provider

June 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Lees Food plc

Public to private MBO of Lees Foods plc

Confectionery manufacturer

June 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Northamber plc

Class 1 acquisition of freehold property

IT equipment distribution

June 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

Sacoven plc

Admission to trading on AIM

 

June 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

TES Holdings Limited/ DVB Bank SE

Disposal of majority shareholding to Mitsubishi Corporation and Development Bank of Japan

Aircraft engines and aero-engine parts

June 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Bibby Marine Limited

Acquisition of Osiris Hydrographic &Geophysical Project Limited

Hydrographic and geophysical surveys

May 2012

We provided due diligence services

Career Management Consultants Limited

Disposal to Saville Group plc

Outplacement consultancy

May 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Crew Clothing Co Limited

Refinancing of existing facilities

Retail

May 2012

We provided due diligence services

Enteq Upstream plc

Reverse acquisition of trade and assets of XXT Inc, placing and re-admission of Enteq Upstream to AIM

Upstream oil and gas products and technologies

May 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

Faccedna Group

Acquisition of Cranberry Foods Limited

Food manufacturer

May 2012

We provided due diligence services

Growth Capital Partners

Acquisition of Iglu.com Holidays Limited

Travel agent and tour operator

May 2012

We provided due diligence services

IESA

MBO of IESA backed by Gresham LLP

BPO and e-procurement solutions

May 2012

We provided due diligence services

McGrigors

Merger with Pinsent Masons

Law firm

May 2012

We provided due diligence services

Perform Group plc

Class 1 acquisition of RunningBall

Real-time sports data provider

May 2012

We provided reporting accountant and due diligence services

Pullman Rail Limited

Disposal to Colas Rail Holdings Limited

Rolling stock overhaul

May 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Servest Group Limited

Refinancing to facilitate the acquisition of Stag Security Services Limited

Support services

May 2012

We provided due diligence services

Arbonia-Forster Holding AG

Disposal of Aqualux Products Holding Limited to Fetim Group BV

Manufacturing

April 2012

We provided corporate finance and tax advisory services

BOCM PAULS

Disposal to ForFamers Group

Feed manufacturer

April 2012

We provided corporate finance, pension and tax advisory services

Camera Corps Limited

Disposal of Vitec Group plc

Speciality camera systems

April 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

India Hospitality Group

Acquisition of trading companies of Adelie Food Holdings Ltd

Food manufacturing and distribution

April 2012

We provided Lead Advisory, TAS and Corporation Tax services

Inspired Energy plc

Acquisition of Direct Energy Purchasing Limited

Energy procurement services

April 2012

We provided financial / tax due diligence services

Nightingale House

Merger with Hammerson Home

Care homes

April 2012

We provided due diligence services

PaR Systems Group Inc

Acquisition of Marine Systems Technology Limited

Specialist material manufacture

April 2012

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

The Consortium for Purchasing and Distribution Ltd

Acquisition of West Mercia Supplies

Educational Resources Supplier

April 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Worldwide Group Holdings

Disposal to Daisy Plc

Telecoms audio conferencing specialist

April 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Allergy Therapeutics plc

Placing, Subscription and Issue of Convertible Loan Notes and Offer

Pharmaceuticals

March 2012

We acted as reporting accountants

Anpario Plc

Acquisition of Meriden Animal Health Limited

Animal feed additives

March 2012

We provided lead advisory, due diligence and tax advisory

Braveheart Investment Group plc

Acquisition of Neon Capital Partners Limited

Investment fund management

March 2012

We provided due diligence services

Briefing Media / GCP Capital Partners

MBI of Farmers Guardian and Pulse assets from UBM plc

Publishing

March 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Business Growth Fund/ Barburrito Limited

Investment in Barburrito Limited

Food retail

March 2012

We provided financial and tax due diligence

Croma Security Solutions Group plc

Fundraising and acquisition of CSS Group Limited

Security services

March 2012

We acted as reporting accountant

DCC plc

Acquisition of Medical Gas Solutions Limited

Medical gas supplies

March 2012

We provided due diligence services

Iceland Foods Group Limited

MBO of Iceland Foods Group Limited

Food retail

March 2012

We provided financial due diligence and tax due diligence

Judges Scientific plc

Acquisition of Global Digital Systems Limited

Scientific equipment manufacturer

March 2012

We provided due diligence services

Pantech Group Holdings

Acquisition of Nautic Steels Holdings

Tubes and pipe fittings for the oil industry

March 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Prologic plc

Offer by ESWC Acquisitions Limited

Software services

March 2012

We acted as Rule

Acorn Media Group Inc.

Acquisition of 64% shareholding of Agatha Christie Limited from Chorion

Intellectual Property Rights

February 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Acorn Media Group Inc.

Acquisition of 64% shareholding of Agatha Christie Limited from Chorion Limited

Intellectual Property Rights

February 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

Belvoir Lettings plc

AIM flotation

Letting franchisor

February 2012

We acted as reporting accountants

Brady plc

Acquisition of Navita Systems AS

Software and consulting services

February 2012

We provided due diligence services

Brady plc

Acquisition of syseca AG

Software and consulting services

February 2012

We provided due diligence services

Ian Allan Group Ltd

Disposal of the Ian Allan magazine portfolio to Key Publishing Ltd

B2C magazine publisher

February 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

JAOtech Limited

Disposal

Healthcare technology manufacturer

February 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

JAOtech Limited

Disposal to Barco NV

Healthcare technology manufacturer

February 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

The Sage Group plc

Acquisition of Integral Computers Limited by SagePay (a division of The Sage Group plc)

Computerised payments services

February 2012

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

The Sage Group plc

Acquisition of Integral Computers Limited by SagePay (a division of The Sage Group plc)

Computerised payments services

February 2012

We provided financial and tax due diligence services

Uniserve Group

Acquisition of Wilgo Freight Services

Freight &logistics

February 2012

We provided due diligence and tax services

Jeyes Holdings Limited

Disposal of trade and assets to Spotless Group

Suppliers of insect control

January 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

MILMEGA Limited

Disposal to Teseq AG

Microwave amplifiers

January 2012

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Shawbrook Bank

Acquisition of Singers Asset Finance

Financial leasing services

January 2012

We provided due diligence services

Sportingbet plc

Acquisition of Danbook Limited and Scandic Bookmakers Limited

Online betting and gaming

January 2012

We provided financial due diligence

Key Capital Partners LLP

Secondary Buy out of Midland Industrial Glass Limited

Specialist glass processing

December 2011

We provided due diligence services

Pallatine Private Equity

MBO of Section Services Limited and acquisition of Cloud Data Ltd

IT Services

December 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

JC Decaux

Acquisition of Media Initiatives Limited

Face to face marketing

November 2011

We provided due diligence services

Senturion Group/RJD Partners

Disposal to May Gurney

Specialised vehicle leasing

November 2011

We provided due diligence services

Sphere Medical Holdings plc

AIM Flotation

Medical devices

November 2011

We acted as reporting accountant

Coface Receivables Finance Limited

Disposal of the loan book of Coface Receivables Finance Limited to Leumi ABL

Receivables Finance

October 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

ISIS Equity Partners

IBO of Onyx Group Limited

Provider of IT solutions

October 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Kerridge Commercial Systems Limited

Acquisition of TIS Software Limited

Software solutions

October 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

S.A Brain &Company Limited

Acquisition of Coffee #1 Limited

Brewing and hospitality

October 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Sinclair Knight Merz

Acquisition of Mouchel Rail from Mouchel Rail plc

Support services

October 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Darwin

Acquisition of Attenda Limited

IT Services

September 2011

We provided due diligence services

Acorn Care and Education

Acquisition of Pathway Care fostering

Healthcare

August 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Security Partnerships Limited

Disposal to Bytes Technology Group Ltd

IT Security

August 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Incisive Media Plc

Acquisition of Web Recruitment Services Limited

Wed-based recruitment

July 2011

We provided due diligence services

Point International

Acquisition of TS3 Services Limited

Electronic Payment Solutions

July 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

LDC

Secondary buy out of Driver Hire Investments Group Ltd

Logistics recruitment

June 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory and due diligence services

MoneyPlus Group Limited

MBO of MoneyPlus Group Limited

Financial services

June 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Ubisense Group plc

Aim flotation

Technology

June 2011

We acted as reporting accountant

Zambeef Products Plc

AIM Flotation and Placing

Agriculture

June 2011

We acted as reporting accountant

Anglia Regional Co-operative Society

Disposal of 19 department stores

Consumer Retail

May 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Avondale Environmental Holdings Ltd

Fundraising

Waste

May 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

ECI Partners

MBO of CarTrawler by ECI Partners

Car hire

May 2011

We provided due diligence services

Oakley Capital Private Equity

Acquisition of majority stake in Time Out America LLC

Digital media

May 2011

We provided due diligence services

SHS Group Ltd

Acquisition of Bottlegreen from Piper Private Equity

Drinks retailer and manufacturer

May 2011

We provided advisory and due diligence services

Team24 Limited

Disposal of Team24 Limited to Capita Group Plc

Healthcare recruitment

May 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Acorn Care and Education

Acquisition

Fostering and education services

April 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory and financial due diligence services

A-Gas Holdings Limited

Tertiary buy-out

Speciality gas processing

April 2011

We provided due diligence services

Casterbridge Tours Ltd

Disposal of Casterbridge Tours Limited

Educational tour operator

April 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Motivcom plc

Acquisition of Allsave Limited and My Family Care Vouchers Limited

Marketing services group

April 2011

We provided financial and commercial due diligence services

Perform Group Plc

Full list IPO

Digital sports media

April 2011

We acted as reporting accountant

Staffline Plc

Acquisition of FourStar

Employment and Training

April 2011

We provided due diligence services

Transworld

Acquisition of Impulse Worldwide Limited

Courier Services

April 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

A.F Blakemore &Son Ltd

Acquisition of Capper &Co Ltd

Wholesaler and good retailer

March 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Abbeydale Food Group Ltd

Acquisition

Food manufacturing

March 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

Cheapflights Ltd

Acquisition of Momondo AS

Travel comparison website

March 2011

We provided due diligence and tax services

Facilities Services Group

MBO

Facilities management

February 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory services

kiddicare.com

Disposal to WM Morrison Ltd

Online retailer

February 2011

We provided corporate finance advisory and tax services

Lloyds Development Capital Limited

Secondary buy-out

Building Safety

February 2011

We provided due diligence and tax services

Perform Group Plc

Acquisition of Goal.com (Holdco) SA

Digital sports media

February 2011

We provided due diligence services

W. Lucy and Co Ltd

Acquisition of the trade and net assets of Zodion Limited

Street light engineering

February 2011

We provided due diligence services

Gloucestershire and Royal Forest of Dean Colleges

Merger

Further education

January 2011

We provided due diligence services