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Family-owned manufacturer Valeport acquired by multinational Teledyne Marine

Valeport, a Devon-based marine technology company with clients worldwide, is to be acquired by leading-edge subsea technology company Teledyne Marine for an undisclosed sum. The independent family-owned business, established in 1969, is recognised as a market leader in the design…

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Family-owned BV Dairy sold to First Milk cooperative

Third-generation family business BV Dairy has been sold to farmer-owned cooperative First Milk, following a competitive bidding process led by PKF Francis Clark. Based in Shaftesbury, Dorset, BV Dairy was established in 1958 by the family of current managing director…

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Fig Power acquired by The Renewables Infrastructure Group

Our energy and infrastructure specialists advised on the sale of renewable energy projects developer Fig Power to The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG). Bristol-based Fig Power focuses on battery storage, with a 1.7GW development pipeline. As lead financial advisor to the…

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Andy Killick - Corporate Finance Partner

PKF ranked as South West’s most active dealmakers

Dealmakers at PKF bucked a downturn in the UK and South West deals market to be ranked as the region’s most active financial adviser. Experian’s 2023 UK and Ireland M&A Review highlighted a 26% decline in deal volumes in the…

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Drainage experts Clear-flow sold to industry leader Lanes Group

South West drainage specialist Clear-flow Ltd has been sold to Lanes Group Plc following a competitive sales process led by PKF Francis Clark. A subsidiary of Goonvean Holdings, Clear-flow operates across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, employing around 100 people. It…

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Sale of DP Seals set to drive next phase of growth

The shareholders of DP Seals are delighted to have completed the sale of the precision seal manufacturer to Swedish conglomerate Lagercrantz, in a deal supported by PKF Francis Clark. The transaction paves the way for the company’s next phase of…

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Foresight invests £3.5 million into Looper Insights

Foresight Group has made a £3.5 million growth capital investment in fast-growing tech business Looper Insights, in a deal supported by PKF Francis Clark. Looper provides merchandising data analytics to content distributors and video on-demand streaming services. Its technology enables…

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Lazard Sustainable Private Infrastructure Fund invests in Shawton Energy

Lazard Asset Management’s (LAM) Sustainable Private Infrastructure Fund has completed its second investment, taking a 50% stake in Shawton Energy Ltd (SEL) through its UK investment platform, New Regions Energy. A team at PKF Francis Clark, comprising Rob Gear, Adam…

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PKF supports Mecsia Group’s acquisition of Artic Building Services

Rockpool-backed technical services business Mecsia Group has broadened its reach into the healthcare and education sectors with the acquisition of Artic Building Services. PKF Francis Clark provided a full suite of buyside support services to Rockpool and Mecsia, covering financial…

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