Transactions and News

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.

Management buy-in/buy-out: £4 million
Sep 2005
Corpfin - Monthly Review
May 2005

The May edition of the Monthly Review contains a short focus on venture capital funded deals between January and March over the past three years...

Cole's hot for 4m Jade deal
Apr 2005

Manchester professionals have led a multi-million pound secondary management buy-out which will bring one of the UK's leading systems integration...

Elevator rejects VC
Apr 2005

The management team at the Manchester-based multimedia company, Elevator, has rejected venture capital funding and opted for a £250,000 Small...

New Team rides the waves at Kangaroo poo
Apr 2004

A management buy-in team, led by North West entrepreneur Gary Wells, is riding the crest of a wave after completing a £4 million deal to acquire a...