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PKF Francis Clark has been ranked as the South West’s most active financial adviser in Experian Market IQ’s latest M&A Review. The research, which analyses mergers, acquisitions and other deals worth over £500,000 during the first half of 2020, found transactions…

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Predictions – at a time when any projections have a high probability of being wrong!

One of our Corporate Finance partners Andy Killick shares his thoughts and predictions for what remains of 2020.
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Kensa Group Limited, the UK’s leading ground source heat pump manufacturer and installer, has completed a successful fundraise from Legal & General Capital Investments Limited, part of the Legal & General group, a FTSE 100 company. Legal & General acquired a minority…

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What is an earn-out?

When buying or selling a business, several forms of consideration (what the vendor receives for the company) may be included in the deal structure. Cash up-front is the simplest and most desirable, whilst payment of an element may be made…

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PKF Francis Clark provided advice to BOOST&Co on the provision of a £2m growth loan

PKF Francis Clark provided advice to BOOST&Co on the provision of a £2m growth loan to the spend analytics and buying automation business, Simfoni Limited. Operating from regional headquarters in Chicago, London and Dubai, Simfoni secured funding to drive the…

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South West Deals Analysis & PKF Francis Clark Deals Review

The latest Experian Market IQ figures listing corporate finance deals which occurred during 2019 is now available. Below is a brief overview on how the South West region fared.
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PKF Francis Clark advises South West company Decorum Vending on private equity raise

PKF Francis Clark has advised the founder of Decorum Vending Limited on raising investment from Cordovan Capital Partners to fund expansion of the rail network vending machine provider. Decorum was founded in 2015 by Declan Sewell with a focus on…

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PKF Francis Clark corporate finance team continues to grow

Despite uncertainty in the broader market, the Corporate Finance team at PKF Francis Clark is reporting continued growing demand for their services across the South. The team have completed a dozen deals in the last three months (Sept-Nov), with a…

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Management Buyout completed at leading stove manufacturer, Arada Ltd

PKF Francis Clark Corporate Finance are delighted to have acted as lead advisors for the shareholders on the sale of Arada Limited to the management team. Arada, founded by John Burgis in the 1970’s and based in Axminster, is one…

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