BDO provided financial and tax advice to Shore Capital Markets on the acquisition of Stockdale Securities.
The combined business will create London's fourth-largest corporate broking and advisory firm by number of Main Market and AIM-quoted clients.
Shore Capital Markets notes that the deal would give specialist investment fund capability and improve its corporate advisory and broking, equity research, sales and trading services.
"We worked closely with the BDO team throughout the acquisition. Their approach to the transaction was responsive and pragmatic, bringing in the right people at the right time. We found that the SPA, tax and financial teams previous experiences of working in the sector made a difference in their understanding of the target business, ultimately producing a high quality report."
Paul Frost, Chief Financial Officer