Cole Associates do not specialise in any one sector and have experience across a broad range of sectors. Examples of some completed transactions organised by sector can be seen by clicking on the list below.

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Cole Associates advises on Management Buy-Out of Boole's Tools and Pipe Fitting Ltd

Sep 2018

A multimillion-pound turnover steel tube supplier in Greater Manchester has undergone a successful management buyout (MBO) by the family which founded the company, who have bought it back from a listed builders' merchant.

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Cole Associates advises on acquisition of 187 year-old William Armes Limited

Jan 2018

Cole Associates Corporate Finance is pleased to announce it has advised Lancashire flooring group Footfall Distribution Ltd on the acquisition of William Armes Ltd, which completed on 9th January.

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Cole Associates advises private equity-backed acquisition of speciality chemicals manufacturer

Oct 2017

Manchester-based corporate finance firm Cole Associates Corporate acted as lead advisers on the management buy-in of speciality chemicals manufacturers  

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Cole Associates advises AMF Precision engineering on growth funding from HSBC Bank

Aug 2016

AMF Precision Engineering, based on the Wirral is a leading sub-contract manufacturer specialising in precision engineering solutions for clients across the world.

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Cole Associates advises UK Furniture Manufacturer on Acquisition

Sep 2015

The newly formed Nathan Group, which already has the Nathan and Sutcliffe brands in its portfolio, has acquired Morris Furniture Brands Ltd, owner of Morris, Zone and Relaxateeze, from H Morris and Co - three well respected names, each with their own identity and proposition.

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Cole Associates secures growth funding for Eldapoint

Aug 2015

David Middleton, partner at Cole Associates Corporate Finance, secured growth funding for Eldapoint Limited from the North West Fund for Loans, managed by FW Capital as part of a wider refinancing by HSBC.

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Cole Associates corporate finance advises Management on secondary buy-out of Promatic Group

Jan 2015

Jeremy Cole of Cole Associates Corporate Finance has advised the senior management team of Promatic, a leading manufacturer of automatic clay shooting traps used worldwide, on a secondary buy-out from NVM Private Equity (NVM).

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Cole Associates advises on Management Buy-In of W H Kemp Electrics

Sep 2012

Jeremy and David Middleton at Cole Associates Corporate Finance have advised an experienced managment buy-in team

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Waddle Storeys Blackburn Management Buy-in/Buy-Out

Jul 2008
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Acquisition of Contour Showers Limited by MST Capital

May 2006

Contour Showers Limited, the leading UK brand for specialist shower equipment for the elderly and special-needs markets, has been purchased for an undisclosed sum by private equity firm MST Capital, in conjunction with a new management team of Managing Director Tim Robinson and Finance director David Whitehead. 

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