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Corporate finance

Conditions for economic and political forecasting are challenging, with volatility and uncertainty the new normal.

Against this background, businesses must negotiate increasingly complex financing plans to achieve desired growth and expansion.

Ranked number one UK Financial Advisor in 2021, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012, we are the preferred supplier for mid-market transactions (£5 million-£150 million).

Last year we completed over 250 transactions with a cumulative value of £9.36 billion. Our team combines award-winning technical expertise with extensive industry expertise. We tailor our approach to your needs to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your business.

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Head of Corporate Finance Advisory

Keely Woodley

+44 (0)20 7728 2690

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Business support services

Through our hands-on approach we have amassed considerable experience in the business support services sector, covering:

  • human capital and recruitment
  • education and training
  • support and outsourced services
  • human capital and recruitment

The cumulative value of our business support services deals was £1.59 billion million last year.


We use a relationship-based approach, working across the whole consumer industry, to deliver coordinated expertise and service on a global scale. Our consumer team focuses on:

  • food and beverage
  • restaurants
  • bars and casual dining
  • retail
  • travel, tourism and leisure

Last year the cumulative value of our consumer deals was £1.73 billion. If you’re considering strategic options for 2020 and beyond, please contact Trefor Griffith.

Financial services

Our financial services sector team covers:

  • banking
  • non-banking specialisms
  • insurance
  • investment management

The cumulative value of our financial services’ deals last year was £1.94 billion.


Our healthcare team use a holistic approach to solving client’s problems, and build the best team to match each client’s individual needs.

Half of our healthcare deals last year included private equity. If you’re considering strategic options for 2020 and beyond, please contact Peter Jennings.


We have built up a wealth of industry knowledge that will add value in terms of strategic or transaction advice. Our industrials team covers:

  • aerospace
  • precision engineering
  • packaging
  • waste and recycling
  • energy
  • packaging and building materials

The cumulative industrials deal value was £2.26 billion last year. If you’re considering strategic options for 2020 and beyond, please contact Nick Gillott.

Technology, media and telecommunications

Opportunities in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector are emerging from unexpected quarters and you need quick advice from specialists to gain a competitive gain. Our TMT team can provide support to make valuable connections and accelerate growth for today and in the future.

We completed over 60 TMT deals last year. If you’re considering strategic options for 2020 and beyond, please contact Andy Morgan.


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Acquisition international 2019

Excellence Award in Transaction Advisory Services UK and M&A Advisory of the year

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Private Equity Awards

UK Corporate Finance House of the Year 2018

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Ranked #1 UK Financial Advisor six times in the last eight years

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We have corporate finance specialists in 45 countries, ensuring you receive great service wherever you choose to do business.

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