Our mission is to create substantial value for our clients in the M&A arena

Established in 2013, Quercus International is a privately held investment banking advisory firm, headquartered in London. The firm was established as an entrepreneurial high-quality alternative to more traditional providers and benefits from stable, independent ownership.

Quercus takes a long-term approach to building its business, leveraging expertise, experience and international reach, to build relationships and create lasting value for its clients.

We donate 1% of our revenue to Zero Gravity, an educational charity which provides support to talented University students from low income and disadvantaged backgrounds.


We offer a full suite of advisory services


  • Owner managed sales
  • Corporate disposals


  • Target identification
  • Acquisition advisory

Capital Raising

  • Private Equity / family office
  • Debt


Delivering unique market insights

Business Services

Professional Services, HCM & Outsourcing

Circular Economy

Waste Management, Bio Technology & Recycling

Construction & Real Estate

Property, Construction & Associated Products

Consumer & Leisure

Leisure, Retail (non-food & drink) and Brands

Food & Beverage

Food and Drink Retail and Manufacturing 


Private & Public Healthcare, Pharma, Medical Devices


Aerospace & Defence, Automotive, Chemicals, General manufacturing


Information Technology, Telecommunications & Media


Collaborating with 400 colleagues worldwide

We are highly effective on the international stage and regularly work closely with our overseas colleagues on cross-border activity. We have successfully transacted with counter-parties in North America, Europe, South Africa and the Far East and understand how to leverage local expertise to bring international buyers and sellers together.

Our international connections with our overseas colleagues are strengthened through bi-annual face to face meetings focused on proactive origination along sector lines.


Our latest completed deals

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Latest Updates

Terra Alliance International M&A network announces record growth in deal volume and values

Quercus International is the exclusive UK member firm of the Terra Alliance International M&A network and in 2023 member firms completed 97 transactions, a 10% increase on the previous year. Deal value 2023  also increased, by over 40%, to $18 billion.  The chart below shows that active sectors over the past 12 months include Industrial, Consumer, […]

Acquisition of Swale Heating by Sureserve

Quercus International is delighted to announce that it has advised the Sureserve Group (“Sureserve”) on the acquisition of Swale Heating Holdings Ltd and its subsidiary, Swale Heating Limited (together “Swale Heating”), a business delivering gas and renewable heating solutions to both public and private sector customers. This is the second time Quercus International has worked […]

Crystal ball 2024: the UK waste sector

Quercus Head of Waste Management Mark Whelan writes: At this time of year, it is customary to review the events of the year that has just past and to consider what might unfold over the next 12 months. In 2023 the UK waste industry has largely seen business as usual in the field of M&A. […]

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