We partner with clients at every stage of their lifecycle

Quercus is an independent investment banking boutique providing Corporate Finance advice to private and public companies, financial institutions and management teams. Our people have successfully sold over 250 businesses and our extensive private equity and banking connections enable us to help our clients to make acquisitions and buy outs and raise new capital. 

At our core we are relationship-driven advisors who look to deliver value to our clients over the long term. Our mission is to be the preferred Corporate Finance adviser to mid-market businesses.


We offer a comprehensive range of advisory services


  • Owner managed sales
  • Corporate disposals


  • Target identification
  • Acquisition advisory

Capital Raising

  • Private Equity / family office
  • Debt


Our people have completed over 350 transactions

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


The Terra Alliance

Companies are increasingly looking across borders to enter into growing markets and attract strategic capital.  To find successful transaction opportunities for our clients we are the exclusive UK member firm of the Terra Alliance, a network of leading M&A professionals operating in 40+ countries around the world. Collectively, over the past five years, the Terra Alliance has advised on 519 M&A transactions with a total value of $49 billion.


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Latest Updates

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 […]

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