Transactions and News

Acquisition of Charlesworth UK Ltd
Sep 2010

We were advisers to Charlesworth shareholders.

Cole associates advisers to Regal Food Products
Aug 2010
Partial management buy-out
Oct 2009
Steve Penk - radio acquisition
Sep 2008

Cole Associates has provided corporate finance advice to radio presenter Steve Penk on the acquisition of Oldham-based radio station 96.2 The...

Development Capital from Foresight Private Equity
Jul 2008
Waddle Storeys Blackburn Management Buy-in/Buy-Out
Jul 2008
Making a world of difference
May 2008

The Co-operative Bank's reputation, flexible approach and Ethical Policy proved a wining combination and made us the perfect funding partner for...

Dutch firm buys Pareto Law
Apr 2008

The founders of Wilmslow-based Pareto Law have sold a 70 per cent take in their fast-growing graduate recruitment firm to Dutch-based Vedior for...

Acquisition of Advanced Smartcard Technologies PLC
Nov 2007

Acquisition of Advanced Smartcard Technologies PLC by theTrainline for £18.7 million.

£8.75m Taygroup MBO Funded by RBS
Jul 2007

Wigan, July 2nd 2007 – Independent haulier Taygroup plc, the parent company of Wigan based Taylored Lines and Beeline Storage & Distribution...

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...

Management Buy-Out/Buy In
Mar 2006
Acquisition and Development Capital Funding £5.5 million
Feb 2006

Acquisition of a residential children's home group by a fast growing North West based business providing residential care for young people...

Cole Associates sparks electronics deal
Dec 2005

One of the UK's leading electronic firms has changed hands in a deal backed by advice from Cole Associates. 

Acquisition of Scott Lang Investment Management Limited (SLIM)
Dec 2005

Alaric Gordon and David Oakes, the team behind Mercater Capital Management, have acquired Scott Lang Investment Management.