We are a mid-market corporate finance adviser with specific expertise in cross-border transactions.
We recognise that every client and every transaction is unique and we are committed to delivering the right advice in every situation.
Our international team provides tailored independent M&A and Debt Advice to a wide range of public and private clients, primarily in the mid-market.
We are renowned for our ability to execute complex transactions. Combining transactional expertise with a creative approach, we aim to secure the best possible outcome for our clients. We are determined in our pursuit of this aim.
We operate as sector-focused teams in order to ensure that we are experts in our chosen fields. We understand the market dynamics and competitive forces of each, and as part of a wider international team spanning Europe, Asia and the USA, we have local access on a global scale.
We advise on all aspects of buy-side and sell-side M&A. We also provide ongoing strategic advice to ensure that owners and managers are best placed to grow their businesses. Our experience, sector expertise and judgement give our clients a genuine competitive advantage.
The sectors in which we operate include:
Our Debt Advisory Group advises borrowers, investors and creditors on structuring and raising capital in a diverse range of circumstances. Situations we advise on include:
Our international platform is unique to the mid-market. We employ over 200 staff across six European offices and are part of an international team spanning Europe, Asia, the US and the Nordic region.
Advised Lloyds Bank and RBS on the sale of their interest in the Voyager rolling stock portfolio
Advised Graphite Capital on the acquisition of Random42
Advised the shareholders of GateWay Education on an investment by ChangedEDU Holdings
Advised the shareholders of Groupe Facilicom on the sale of the French subsidiaries to Groupe Atalian
Buy-side Advice€99 Million
Advised SURTECO SE on the acquisition of Probos Group
Advised InfraVia on the acquisition of eight tank storage terminals across France, Portugal and Spain
Debt Advice£1 Billion
Advised a consortium of private investors led by Rock Rail, SL Capital and GLIL on the refinancing of new Bombardier trains to the South Western franchise
Advised Caird Capital on the sale of Willerby to Equistone
Advised Keensight Capital and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners on the sale of Smile to Eurazeo PME