Welcome to the Spring 2018 corporate deals bulletin.
We are very pleased to present our quarterly corporate deals bulletin, showcasing a selection of the M&A transactions we have been involved in over the period.
Recent market reports have indicated a softening in the number of deals done in the UK in Q1 but an increase in the overall value of those deals. We have been consistently busy this quarter, bringing an end to a financial year in which our team has delivered revenue growth of over 25%.
Active sectors for us have included technology, retail, education and insurance.
Recent Deal Highlights
FULLER, SMITH AND TURNER P.L.C. ON ITS ACQUISITION OF THE DARK STAR BREWING COMPANY LIMITED
Advising Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. on its acquisition of The Dark Star Brewing Company Limited, a craft beer business based in West Sussex. Dark Star’s beers include Hophead, American Pale Ale, Dark Star Original and Revelation. Read more
ICP NURSERIES ON MULTIPLE ACQUISITIONS
Advising South East nursery group ICP Nurseries on its recent acquisition of three additional nursery groups: Little Rascals Nurseries (Tunbridge Wells), Montessori On The Park (East London) and The House Nurseries (South West London). Read more
LOFTWARE INC. ON ACQUISITION OF GAP SOLUTIONS LIMITED
Acting for Loftware Inc., the global leader in enterprise labeling solutions, on its acquisition of Gap Systems, a leading provider of SaaS based artwork management solutions. Read more
CANCOM SE ON ITS ACQUISITION OF OCEAN INTELLIGENT COMMUNICATIONS LTD
Advising CANCOM SE, one of the leading providers of IT infrastructure and services in Germany and Austria, on its acquisition of 82.1% of UK based Ocean Intelligent Communications Ltd. Read more
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS PARTNERSHIP ON BECOMING OWNER AND PARTNER OF CLAREMONT SCHOOL
Advising International Schools Partnership (ISP) on becoming partner and owner of independent day and boarding school Claremont in East Sussex. Read more
BROKER NETWORK ON THREE NEW ACQUISITIONS
Advising Broker Network, the UK’s leading network for independent insurance brokers, on three recent acquisitions, which further strengthens its brand and client base. Read more
BUSINESS GROWTH FUND ON ITS £6.3M INVESTMENT IN DIANOMI LIMITED
Advising Business Growth Fund (BGF) on its recent investment in Dianomi Limited, a high-growth technology company. Read more