“You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”

- Jeff Bezos, Amazon


Acquisition by 3i of ABX Logistics from the Kingdom of Belgium

Acquisition by 3i of Euro-Druckservice Aktiengesellschaft


Sale of 80% of Aguas de Tumbes to Aguas de Manizales

Acquisition of Axiom Consulting from Aon by Royal London Corporate Equity

Sale of Armit Wines to Baarsma

Wine Group

Sale by Autobar, a Charterhouse Development Capital company, of King Belgium and King Netherlands to Ergon Capital Partners

Preparing expert witness statements for the Competition Commission enquiry into the ownership of Stanstead, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports

Sale of Boat International Media to a consortium of investors

Sale of Church House Trust to Virgin Money

Acquisition of Millburns
Restaurants by Compass Group

Purchase of Condor Travel by
Aureos Latin America Fund

Sale of Countryside Properties
to Oaktree

DC Thompson

Acquisition of Early Learning Centre by Chelsea Stores, funded by DC Thomson
and Rhone Capital

Sale of Excerpta Medica to Adelphi
Group, a subsidiary of Omnicom Group

Sale of Europackaging to MidOcean

Conduit Investments

Acquisition by Conduit Investments of
Fantasy Island Theme Park

Sale of GF-X to Descartes

Purchase of Heartwood by

Sale of Key Business Finance
Corporation to Heritable Bank

Sale of Makinson Cowell to KPMG

Reed Business Information
Sale of New Scientist to Kingston

Financial adviser to the Northern Rock
Foundation in protecting its
interests ahead of the nationalisation
of Northern Rock

Acquisition by Norwood Immunology of
Virosome Biologicals

Sale of OAG Worldwide to United
Business Media

Acquisition of OAG Worldwide by
Electra Partners Europe

Sale of pH Group to Experian

Acquisition by Premier Asset
Management of two OEIC funds from
Aberdeen Unit Trust Managers

Acquisition of certain insurance properties by Qatar Insurance Company

Real Estate Company
Restructuring and strategic advice
to a major real estate company in
a restructuring and subsequent refinancing.

Sale of Savoy Asset Management to
Syndicate Asset Management

Promethean Investments
Equity financing in support of the purchase of Sofa Brands International by funds managed by Promethean Investments

Promethean Investments
Purchase of Sofa Brands International by funds managed by Promethean Investments

Purchase by Schroders of a 25%
stake in Axis Asset Management

Financial Adviser and Rule 3 Adviser
to TripleArc plc on the recommended
cash offer by office2office plc

Sale of TV2 Norway’s interest in Canal
Digital Norge to Telenor

Acquisition of VIO Worldwide from
British Telecom and Scitex Corporation
by Citizen

Preparation of a report providing an
analytical critique of the Department for
transport assessment process for the
West Coast Rail Franchise bid

Acquisition of TDS Logistics by Walsh
Western International

Financing in support of acquisition
of TDS Logistics by
Walsh Western International