Transactions and News

Second Time Around - Cole Associates advises on sale to MBO team at 'Hidden Gem' Family-Owned Pipe Business

Boole’s Tools & Pipe Fitting is under new leadership following the acquisition by the firm’s senior management team in a deal backed by its…

Cole Associates raises loan from River Capital to fund acquisition of Pets Pantry

Pets Pantry NW Limited, a newly formed company, has secured £150,000 in funding from Liverpool-based River Capital’s Business Growth Loan Fund to…

Cole Associates Corporate Finance advises Speedrite Shareholders on Sale to Gerritsen Group BV

We’re delighted to have advised the shareholders of Speedrite (N.E.) Ltd on the sale of the company to Dutch buyer, Gerritsen Group BV.

Cole Associates advises Brownfield Solutions shareholders on sale to Celnor Group

Jeremy Cole and Joe Russell of Manchester corporate finance boutique Cole Associates Corporate Finance have advised the shareholders of geo-…

Banyan Software Announces Acquisition of FXCubic

Banyan Software, a leading acquirer of software businesses, acquired FXCubic , a leading technology platform founded in 2016 by Ege Kozan, Sencer…

MBO for Manchester based Utilities Contractor

Cole Associates advised the management team of Caecillian Ltd on their recent management buyout, funded by SME Capital.

CRO becomes Employee-Owned

Company Registrations Online Limited (CRO) transitioned to Employee Ownership following the establishment of an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) in…

Cole Associated advices on acquisition of W.T. Distribution Service Limited

W.T. Distribution is a third-party storage and fulfilment business based in Kendal, Cumbria.

Carnstone part of SLR

After a four-year stint as a non-executive director and shareholder of Carnstone Partners Ltd, Jeremy Cole, Partner, Cole Associates Corporate…

Cole Associates Host Panel Discussion on the state of the M&A Funding Market

Jeremy Cole of Cole Associates Corporate Finance co-hosted this morning's lively Pro-Manchester panel discussion on the M&A funding market…

Cole Associates advises the Executive Coaching Consultancy

Cole Associates Corporate Finance is delighted to have advised the founding shareholders of The Executive Coaching Consultancy Ltd on the sale of…

Cole Associates advises Shareholders on sale of Pennine Tools Aerospace Ltd

On 20th December 2022, the leading Lancashire aerospace engineering company Pennine Tools Aerospace Limited was acquired by an entrepreneur.

LTE Scientific LTD acquired by SDI Group PLC

On 1st August 2022 AIM-listed SDI Group Plc, Cambridge, a group of companies involved in the design and manufacturer of scientific and…

Manchester Printers Group acquires Deanprint

David Middleton of Cole Associates Corporate Finance advised Deanprint Ltd on the acquisition by the fast-growing Manchester Printers Group Ltd (…

Cole Associates advises on £30 million secondary Management Buy-Out of Steel Processing Company

A £71 million turnover steel processing business in the North West has undergone a successful secondary management buyout (MBO) by the senior…