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Corporate Finance

Whether you are pursuing strategies to create, preserve or extract shareholder value, our dedicated team of corporate finance and M&A experts offer you a high-quality, award-winning advisory service

An award-winning Corporate Finance team

Our Corporate Finance team is nationally recognised having received numerous, high profile accolades, including the coveted Insider Dealmaker Awards, the Game Changer Awards, the Corporate International Global Awards, the Finance Monthly CEO Awards and the Advisory Excellence Awards.

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Our services 

We are focused on delivering transactions for entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses and comprise:

M&A Lead Advisory

Transaction Services

  • Business disposals
  • Management buy-outs
  • Business acquisitions
  • Equity investment
  • Debt raising & refinancing
  • M&A strategic planning
  • Business Valuations
  • Flotations and IPOs
  • Buy-side/acquisition due diligence
  • Sell-side/Vendor financial due diligence 
  • Vendor assistance
  • Sale and purchase agreement reviews
  • Model building and model reviews
  • Completions accounts
  • Post deal planning
  • Capital markets/IPO reporting accountant
  • Post deal planning
  • Tax due diligence

As part of the MHA network, we are one of the UK’s most active M&A teams by deal volume. We work with business owners and management teams to deliver a bespoke service which is results-oriented. We invest our time and expertise to develop long-term partnerships with our clients, often over a number of years and multiple transactions.  This means we are on hand not only to help you to formulate the right M&A strategy for your business, but also to execute it. 

International Expertise: in- and out-bound M&A advisory and financial due diligence services

As a member firm of Baker Tilly International, the world’s ninth largest global advisory group, we offer clients unparalleled access to a broad range of in-country, international corporate finance specialists for their cross border transactions.  We also provide tailored, expert lead advisory and financial due diligence services to international companies seeking to leverage M&A as a route by which to enter the UK market.

Our Approach and Connections

A key aspect of our ability to maximise the probability of a successful outcome for your project is our extensive network of contacts, spanning private and listed companies, private equity and family office investors, as well as high street and niche debt providers. Our team takes a hands-on, yet emotionally intelligent, approach to leading commercial negotiations and managing a transaction from inception to completion.  This ensures expedient, efficient progress. We strive to bring creative thinking to every project whilst remaining objective and flexible in our outlook. Our partnership with you enables us to focus on the transaction, while you remain focused on the day-to-day issues affecting your business.

Contact us

Please contact us to discuss your corporate finance needs and find out more about how we can assist you.

Meet the team

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Cameron Cook

Partner

Cameron is a highly experienced Audit Partner who specialises in Corporate Finance at MHA MacIntyre Hudson.  He is also a Director of MacIntyre Hudson Corporate Finance Limited.

Cameron focuses on the Transaction Services and interfaces with his colleagues who specialise in Mergers and Acquisitions. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1979 and has been a Partner with MacIntyre Hudson for more than 20 years; following 14 years experience with PWC and KPMG mainly on due diligence and investigations.  He is referred to on all matters concerning Corporate Finance by partners of MacIntyre Hudson LLP, Bankers, Solicitors and other firms for whom he advises.

He has broad experience of advising on business strategy and planning.  He regularly is involved in business sales, acquisitions, restructuring, re-financings, developments, fundraisings and investigating targets with a view to advising on price and negotiations.  He has a breadth of knowledge of fund raisings encompassing full prospectus, private placings, investment advertisements, through to bank and other sources of finance.

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Justin Moss

Partner

Justin acts for a wide range of clients including global businesses, UK subsidiaries of multi-national groups as well as privately owned family businesses. Justin ensures his clients’ personal and business compliance needs are well managed and that future goals and aspirations are at the forefront of strategic planning, which enables clients to get on with running and growing their business. Justin keeps in regular contact to share ideas and to keep clients fully aware of matters related to the audit as well as any industry or legislative issues that may have an impact, to ensure he adds value at all stages. 
 
In addition to providing audit and general business advice, Justin’s specialism is in Corporate Finance, helping clients with fund raisings, acquisitions and disposals, business valuations, share ownership structures and financial due diligence during deals.

Justin is part of the MHA MacIntyre Hudson award-winning Corporate Finance team, and works alongside Cameron Cook, Head of Transaction Services, on transactions and valuations.

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Rob Dando

Corporate Finance Partner and Transaction Services Leader

Rob joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson Corporate Finance in April 2020 to lead the Transaction Services team. Rob has over 15 years’ transaction consultancy experience, with considerable knowledge in global markets. He specialises in advising mid-market businesses, corporate clients and financial institutions, in their assessment of acquisitions and divestments, as well as assisting organisations on their journey to initial public offering. Rob’s primary focus is on providing financial due diligence services for M&A transactions.

Rob has extensive deal experience across a variety of industry sectors, deal sizes and on a global basis. He has a particular interest in business services, education, healthcare, technology and transport & logistics sectors.

Rob is a chartered accountant (ACA) and holds the Corporate Finance Qualification (CFQ) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW).

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Laurence Whitehead

Partner

Laurence heads up the firm's award-winning corporate finance lead advisory team. Laurence and his team have been recognised at  a number of M&A award events over recent years, including the Insider Dealmaker Awards in 2015, 2013, 2011 and 2009, The Game Changer Awards in 2017, The Corporate International Global Awards in 2016, The British Accountancy Corporate Finance Awards in 2015, The M&A Finance Awards in 2015, The Finance Monthly Dealmaker of the Year Awards in 2015 and the AI Corporate Finance Awards in 2015.  Laurence has also been awarded the CF designation by the ICAEW Corporate Finance Faculty in recognition of his M&A expertise.

He is well connected in the corporate finance world, having previously been employed for a number of years at one of the "Big 4" firms where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and became a Member of the Chartered Securities Institute.  During this time, Laurence also spent several years working on assignments in Russia and the Middle East, as well as working on private equity deals for over a year as a member of that firm’s London-based Private Equity Team. 

Laurence’s main areas of specialism include private equity, corporate acquisitions & disposals, finance raising, management buyouts, business valuations and M&A strategic planning.

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What they say about us

With MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s support, our business has been very successful since we started three years ago. Simon Burke - Dalbergia Group

What they say about us

SilverLining UK very highly recommends MHA MacIntyre Hudson for all your company’s financial accounting needs.Our corporation has worked with MHA MacIntyre Hudson for the last 4 years. They are truly the best at what they do.They continually provide timely and excellent service and go ‘above and beyond' for their client. Their knowledge, communication skills and professional qualifications are of the highest quality and standards. SilverLining UK - Construction Sector