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Moving Forward into 2022

In conjunction with Decision Magazine, we are excited to announce ‘Moving Forward’, a report consisting of interviews with leading entrepreneurs from across the South East region. Participants explore the issues they face managing growth and provide insights into the strategies they adopt to stay ahead of the pack. Excerpts will be published on LinkedIn over […]

Quercus Corporate provides acquisition assistance to BPR Group

The Quercus team, led by Mark Whelan and Neil Giles, advised the shareholders of BPR Group Europe Limited trading as Paper Round (“BPR”), one of the leading independent waste management businesses in the South East, on its acquisition of Reef Environmental Limited (“Reef”), an independent provider of waste and recycling services across East Sussex and […]

Quercus advises Hunter Healthcare on MBO backed by Agathos

Quercus is pleased to announce that it has advised the shareholders and management of Hunter Healthcare Resourcing Ltd, a fast-growing healthcare and life sciences recruitment business, on a management buy-out supported by Agathos Management LLP. The Quercus team was led by Ed Groome. Hunter Healthcare is a London-headquartered, specialist healthcare recruitment business that places interim […]

Quercus deal nominated in the Thames Valley Deals Awards

Quercus Corporate Finance LLP is delighted to announce that one its deals has been nominated in the 2021 Thames Valley Deals Awards.  The nomination, in the mid-size deal category, is for the sale of Camo Limited (trading as Simply Waste) to Biffa Plc, a high profile transaction in the UK waste sector. Nick Standen, Chairman […]

Quercus announces a major deal in the FMCG sector

The Quercus team, led by Andrew Clegg and Mark Winkler, advised the Board of Dri-Pak Limited (“Dri-Pak”) on the sale of the company to Finfenario Limited. Headquartered in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, with manufacturing and packing operations in Manchester, Dri-Pak is a leading supplier of branded and retailer own brand cleaning and laundry products and the UK’s […]

Quercus commits 1% of its revenue to increasing social mobility

Quercus Corporate Finance is delighted to announce that it is partnering with Zero Gravity, a UK educational charity which supports talented students from low-income backgrounds into top universities and careers.  Quercus is the first corporate partner to make such a pledge to the charity, which was founded by Joe Seddon, a 24-year-old social entrepreneur. Seddon […]

Quercus announces the sale of CCL Compliance to PE-backed Waystone

The Quercus team, led by Andrew Clegg and Mark Winkler, advised the Board of CCL Compliance Limited (“CCL”) on the sale of the company to Waystone, a leading provider of institutional governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management industry. Waysotne is backed by mid-market Private Equity firm, MML.  The transaction was supported by […]

Quercus welcomes Michael Mortimor as an Associate Partner

Michael is a highly experienced dealmaker with over 20 years M&A, senior finance and strategy experience within the industrial sector. He has extensive cross border experience and has completed transactions in the UK, North America, Europe, Russia and China. His clients have included corporates, private equity houses and owner-managed businesses. Michael started his career at KPMG Corporate Finance and […]

Quercus advises Rydon on the sale of its Regeneration and Construction business

Quercus is delighted to announce it has advised the board of Rydon Group Holdings Limited (“Rydon”) on the sale of its regeneration and construction business to a management buy-in team (“Real”) led by Paul Nicholls. Rydon is one of the UK’s leading regeneration experts. It works closely with local authorities to deliver some of the […]

What is going on with Capital Gains Tax?

With national debt now at an eye watering £2.1 trillion, tax rises are back on the agenda. Winston Churchill wrote that: "The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing." One would not have been surprised to see Rishi […]

Quercus announces private equity investment in the cyber-security sector

The Quercus team, led by Andrew Clegg and Mark Winkler, advised the board of Marclay Associates Limited (“Marclay”) on the sale of a stake in the business to UK private equity investor, Ashridge Capital. Headquartered in central London, Marclay is recognised as a leader in the provision of cyber-security services. The business protects the digital […]

Quercus insight into maximising value on a private business sale

For many entrepreneurs the sale of a private business is the culmination of a lifetime’s work. Often it will be a one-off opportunity to generate a life-changing sum of money.  A reward for the initial risk taking and years of hard work. Given the size of the financial stakes, it is perhaps surprising that many […]

Terra Alliance announces over 100 completed deals during 2020

As the exclusive UK member firm for the Terra Alliance international M&A network, Quercus Corporate Finance is pleased to announce that: in 2020, the Terra Alliance’s firms completed 101 transactions with a combined value of more than US$8 billion; and for the five years to December 2020, Terra Alliance firms completed more than 519 transactions with […]

Quercus recognised in the 2021 Insider Dealmaker Awards

Quercus Corporate Finance LLP is delighted to announce that Andrew Clegg has been nominated as ‘Dealmaker of the Year‘ in the 2020 Insider Dealmaker Awards.  This is the fourth time Andrew has been nominated for this prestigious award which he also won in 2019. Nick Standen, Chairman of Quercus, commented: “This is a great start […]

Quercus announces largest waste sector deal since lockdown

Quercus are delighted to announce the sale of Camo Limited which trades under the Simply Waste brand to Biffa plc for an upfront debt and cash free consideration of £35m. Potential further consideration of up to £5m may become payable, depending on future performance. Quercus was the sole corporate finance adviser to Simply Waste on […]

Quercus Corporate Finance welcomes Ed Groome as Associate Partner

Ed is a highly experienced corporate finance professional with a 15 year track record.  He works across all sectors but has a particular focus on the Consulting and Services sectors where his most recent clients include Access Partnership. Connection Capital-backed JCRA, Nicholas O’Dwyer, The NAV People and Dartmouth Partners. Ed’s experience includes both private and […]

What future M&A?

The recent announcement of a proposed £760m merger between Carlsberg UK and Marston Breweries is a sign of encouragement for those concerned about the health of the M&A market in the wake of Covid-19. By coincidence Quercus have also just completed a deal in the drinks sector; helping premium wine merchant Flint Wines acquire a […]

Quercus announces acquisition in fine wine retail

Quercus Corporate Finance is delighted to announce the acquisition of Domaine Direct by Flint Wines. The Quercus team was led by Andrew Clegg and Nick Standen who acted for the board of Flint Wines on the acquisition. Headquartered in London, Domaine Direct was originally set up in 1981 by the late Hilary Gibbs, an acknowledged […]

Terra Alliance reports $15 billion of M&A deals in 2019

As the exclusive UK member firm for the Terra Alliance international M&A network, Quercus Corporate Finance is pleased to announce that: for 2019, the Terra Alliance’s firms completed more 110 transactions with a combined value of more than US$15 billion, a 36% increase on the combined value of transactions completed for 2018; and for the five […]

Further success for Quercus with multiple Thames Valley Deal Award nominations

Quercus Corporate Finance LLP is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted three times in the 2020 Thames Valley Deal Awards: The team has been shortlisted as 'Corporate Finance Team of the Year'; Our role on the sale of Hampshire-based SWR Newstar to Biffa Plc has been nominated as 'Mid-Range Deal of the Year'; Our […]

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