Yorkshire accountants advise on £100m worth of deals

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Yorkshire accountants advise on £100m worth of deals

The Corporate Finance team of Yorkshire accountants Garbutt + Elliott has advised on £100 million worth of deals over the last twelve months.

The last financial year has seen the team act as lead financial advisor on 44 completed projects. Moreover, it currently has 30 projects in progress.

These deals have taken place across a variety of business sectors including manufacturing and engineering, printing, brewing, food, transport, healthcare, support services and technology.

Highlights include the sales of Kingsway Printers to The Reflex Group Limited, Marble Building Products to investment company HLD Group and Scarborough based TEF Transport to Bradford based Emballator UK.

The firm has acted as lead advisor on several buy outs including the succession plan and Vendor Initiated Management Buy Out (VIMBO) of the SCS Group, a specialist contractor in the supply of building solutions and installation and on a series of acquisitions for Harrogate based First Response Group.

They also recently advised the vendors on the Management Buy Out of highly regarded local family business, Langlands Garden centre.

“Our continued success has meant that we have brought in two new executives to the team, with an eye on further expanding in 2019,” said Corporate Finance Partner Richard Feltham.

“Not only do we aim to continue to grow in terms of personnel, we also intend to retain our reputation for a highly personal, partner-led service from a very experienced team and to further build on the excellent variety of deals that we have completed this year for owner-managed businesses in the region.”