Building a business is never easy. So when it comes to your growth plans, you need an adviser with your best interests at heart. We work with you to position your business and find the right option.

We build relationships with our clients. In fact, 90% say they’d use us again for similar engagement. We’re not here to do a deal and walk away.

We’re an adviser, not a transaction house. We work holistically for the future of your business, respecting your work and desired outcomes.

We bring our best people to your engagement and the people you meet at the start will be the people you work with. Of our clients, 93% said they rated their partner as being highly accessible.

  • Selling your business
  • Buying a business
  • Award-winning expertise
  • Selling your business
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    We work with you to position your business for sale to find both the right home and the best value.
  • Buying a business
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    We listen to you and will tailor an acquisition strategy to align with your goals.
  • Award-winning expertise
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    We’ve been ranked Experian’s #1 UK Financial Advisor six times. Last year we completed a cumulative value of over £8.8 billion.

We work with both private equity and trade partners to help them define their M&A strategy and then execute on it.

Last year we worked with over 70 private equity firms to help them find value in the market and execute on their deals, whether that was finding the right businesses, or the right buyers for existing assets.

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Peter Jennings
Head of Corporate Finance
Peter Jennings

Additional services

The UK financing universe has probably never been broader. Alongside traditional bank capital, the range of alternative financing solutions available to corporates has expanded significantly.

We help you design your credit story and optimise the capital structure, selecting the most appropriate facilities with the right lenders to fund your growth ambitions.

External finance can support your business’s operations, accelerate growth, or realise the value of your business: partially or in full.

We provide independent advice, helping you navigate and reap the benefits of public equity markets by creating tailored solutions to achieve your personal objectives.

Strategic guidance throughout the transactional process from a market-leading adviser

Finding and buying a business can be challenging and time-consuming. We help you to identify, value, fund and project manage your strategic acquisitions.

In times of business fragility, you need solutions that won’t damage the underlying business. Our corporate finance and restructuring teams work with you to reach the optimal solution.

Embarking on an initial public offering will be the single most important and visible transaction in the life of your company. We'll guide you every step of the way to help ensure success.

Records amount of dry powder in private equity means a highly competitive landscape for buyers and sellers. Ensure you make your next move with confidence.

Grant Thornton have Corporate Finance experts across the UK, we can help you with every element of Corporate Finance in every corner of the country.

Why Grant Thornton?

Preparation is everything and we work methodically with you to maximise success in acquisitions and divestment.

Your success is our success. We structure our work so we align our outcomes to yours. We’re ready to have the difficult conversations when selecting between options.

We have national and international experts with years of experience in their sectors. So you’re getting an adviser that understands your market context.