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PKF Francis Clark advises on disposal of Terminix UK

The UK’s largest independent pest control business, Terminix UK, has been acquired by Norvestor in a deal supported by PKF Francis Clark. The transaction support team at PKF Francis Clark carried out vendor due diligence on the divestment of the…

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Devonvale targets growth after management buyout

Luxury flapjack maker Devonvale is set for growth after a successful management buyout. Managing director Martin Loader and chairman Tony Revill-Johnson have acquired the Honiton-based business from founders Keith and Trudy Upham. A team at PKF Francis Clark, including Sam…

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Golden Coast acquired by international buyer

PKF Francis Clark advised the owners of Golden Coast Ltd, the UK’s largest independent distributor of swimming pool and spa components and accessories, on the sale of the business to Pollet Pool Group. Barnstaple-based Golden Coast becomes part of the…

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Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year finalists

We're excited to be shortlisted for Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year at Insider Media's South West Dealmakers Awards. It follows a record-breaking year for our team as we advised on 125 completed deals across a variety of sectors,…

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Beyond Limits founder finds the right succession plan with help from PKF Francis Clark

Social care provider Beyond Limits (Plymouth) Ltd has been acquired by Tristone Healthcare, in a deal supported by PKF Francis Clark. Operating across Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, and Dumfries and Galloway, the Plymouth-headquartered business specialises in supporting people with learning disabilities,…

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Cura Terrae brings together market-leading environmental services businesses

A new environmental service group, Cura Terrae, has been formed, bringing together three market-leading businesses: Ecus, Environmental Monitoring Solutions (EMS) and Envirocare. Collectively, the businesses employ almost 240 people, but this number is set to increase to 300 this year amid strong organic…

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PKF Francis Clark advises Nuts & Bolts owners on sale to United Tooling Solutions

PKF Francis Clark advised the owners of Nuts & Bolts Ltd on the sale of the business to United Tooling Solutions (UTS), part of the Exeter-based Troy UK group. Based in Weston-super-Mare, Nuts & Bolts sells fixings and power tools,…

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People, Planet and Profit

2022 and beyond Environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns have increasingly come to the fore in the way businesses choose to conduct themselves. As this trend looks set to continue, it’s logical to ask what impact it might have on…

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Aiming for the top

Supporting businesses in their successful flotation Despite ongoing shockwaves from the pandemic, the AIM IPO market has been incredibly buoyant. In the summer, July saw the biggest number of newcomers in a month since December 2014 with 16 IPOs. Since…

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