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:

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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