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
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.
We are focused on delivering transactions for entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses and comprise:
M&A Lead Advisory
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.
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.
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.
In this edition we share details of some of our recent deal completions and latest news from the world of corporate finance.
Our Corporate Finance team has helped Atlas FM acquire the Salisbury Group.
Our Corporate Finance team has helped SuperSeed Capital Limited admission to the AQSE Growth Market
Our Corporate Finance team is pleased to announce its role as lead adviser to the shareholders of Vogue (UK) Limited and UK Bespoke Products Limited in a sale to Kartell UK Limited.
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.Get in touch with Laurence Whitehead
Robin is a Chartered Accountant and joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson as a Special Adviser and Head of Capital Markets in July 2021.
Robin has had an extensive career in corporate finance, including corporate advisory and reporting assignments on public markets, raising capital, management buyouts, capital reconstructions, and investor-ready planning for companies operating in a wide range of sectors. He has also advised on numerous acquisitions and disposals by public and private companies as well as IPOs and secondary offerings in the UK and overseas. He has specific experience in advising emerging international companies, particularly those operating in Asia Pacific. Robin retains a strong international connection with clients, fellow professionals, regulators and business introducers and regularly speaks on corporate finance and capital markets issues to international business audiences.
Formerly Robin was a corporate finance partner, Head of Capital Markets and then a Senior Adviser to Crowe UK LLP, having previously held senior corporate finance and audit partner positions with Mazars LLP and MRI Moores Rowland LLP. He is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of AIM listed Vector Capital Plc and a member of the Executive Committee of the British Malaysian Society.Get in touch with Robin Stevens
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.Get in touch with Justin Moss
James joined MacIntyre Hudson Corporate Finance in the London City office in 2015. He has approaching ten years’ experience in lead advisory M&A and focuses on advising entrepreneurs and management teams to develop and execute strategies to create, preserve, or extract shareholder value for companies in the £1m to £100m value bracket.
James has wide ranging M&A lead advisory deal-making experience across a variety of industry sectors on an international basis, with a particular interest in software and technology, media, healthcare and business services sectors.
James completed an Executive MBA (Distinction) from Cass Business School in 2015, and also holds a Master’s degree in International Business and Law from the University of Sydney, as well as an LLB in Law and French.Get in touch with James Lawson
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