• Our experience

View our recent Private Equity deals

Sale of Clifford Thames Limited to OEConnection Holdings - Clifford Thames, the international vehicle data management company, has been sold by LDC to US based automotive technology provider OEConnection Holdings. Read more

Acquisition of WT Parker Group backed by Aliter Capital - BDO provided financial, tax and pensions due diligence services to Edwin James Holdings. Read more

£38m sale of Fishawack Group Limited to LDC - Independent medical communications agency Fishawack, backed by GCP in July 2014, has been sold to private equity firm LDC in a deal structured by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP. Read more

​​£6.5m LDC provide investment in Blue Bay Travel Limited - The BDO Midlands TS team provided financial and taxation due diligence services to LDC in support of their acquisition of a significant minority shareholding in Blue Bay Travel Limited. Read more

£10.2m  acquisition of ACT Clean by Connection Capital LLP - BDO assisted Connection Capital LLP with acquisition of a majority stake in ACT Clean. Read more

Sandy Balls Holiday Village acquired by Away Resorts, backed by LDC - The BDO M&A team advised the shareholders of Sandy Balls Holiday Village on the sale of the business to Away Resorts, which is backed by the Private Equity firm, LDC. Read more

Acquisition of majority shareholding of Phlexglobal by Vitruvian Partners – The BDO M&A Pharma team advised Vitruvian Partners on their acquisition of Phlexglobal. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the transaction establishes Vitruvian as majority shareholder of Phlexglobal. Read more

Acquisition of First eBusiness by Incremental Group – Incremental Group Limited backed by Maven Capital Partners has acquired 100% of the share capital of First eBusiness Solutions Limited. Read more

£24m sale of cyber security specialist ITC Secure Networking to C5 Capital - The BDO M&A technology team has acted as lead adviser to the shareholders of ITC Secure Networking (“ITC”) on the sale of the business for £24 million to C5 Capital. Read more

Sale of Lifetime Training Group to Silverfleet Capital partners LLP – BDO acted as sell side adviser and provided vendor due diligence to Sovereign Capital Partners on its sale of Lifetime Training Group to Silverfleet Capital. Read more

Acquisition of Doubletree by Hilton by Junson Capital – BDO provided vendor due diligence in relation to the sale of 378 bedroom Doubletree by Hilton London - Docklands Riverside to Junson Capital, the Chinese investor group, in September 2016. Read more

Sale of Lifetime Training Group to Silverfleet Capital partners LLP – BDO acted as sell side adviser and provided vendor due diligence to Sovereign Capital Partners on its sale of Lifetime Training Group to Silverfleet Capital. Read more

Sale of Jackson and Rye and Grillshack to Côte Restaurants – BDO acted as investigating accountants for Côte, the BC Partners backed Group, who acquired Jackson and Rye Limited and Grillshack Restaurants Limited for an undisclosed fee. Read more

Burgess Marine acquisition of Global Services & Global Newbuilds -  BDO provided financial due diligence for Burgess Marine Limited in connection with its acquisition of superyacht procurement specialists Global Services (Europe) Limited and Global Newbuilds Limited. Read more

Acquisition of Portman Travel by Clarity Travel Management - The BDO Leisure team advised Clarity Travel Management on its acquisition of Portman Travel. Read more

Acquisition of Just Go Holidays by Kings Park Capital LLP - BDO provided financial and tax due diligence to Kings Park Capital LLP on the transaction. Read more

Sale of Beck and Pollitzer to Graphite Capital - BDO undertook vendor due diligence in relation to the sale of Beck and Pollitzer, the international machinery moving specialist, by Bridgepoint Development Capital. Read more

Sale of Arleigh Group to LKQ Corporation - BDO LLP advised the shareholders of Arleigh Group Limited (“Arleigh”), a market leading European supplier of accessories and spare parts to the static caravan and leisure sector, on the successful sale to Nasdaq listed LKQ Corporation. Read more

Sale of CED Fabrications to Tournus Expansion SAS – The BDO M&A team in Manchester advised CED Fabrications on its sale to Tournus Expansion SAS. Read more

£52m Sale of Cruise.co to Bridgepoint Development Capital - Cruise.co, the specialist online travel agent serving the UK ocean cruise market, was acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital from Risk Capital Partners in a transaction totalling £52 million. Read more

Felix Capital seed investment in Urban Massage Limited – DBO advised Felix Capital, a venture capital fund for the creative classes on its seed investment to Urban Massage, a technology service provider and market place for professional massage therapists. Read more

Sale of Taylor and Goodman Limited to Parsons Peebles Limited - Parsons Peebles Group purchased 100% of the share capital of Taylor and Goodman Limited, for cash consideration of £4m. Read more

Acquisition of Just Go Holidays by Kings Park Capital LLP - Kings Park Capital LLP, an independent private equity firm dedicated to investing in the European leisure sector, has taken a significant equity stake in Just Go! Holidays. Read more

Investment in 7Bone Holdings by Kings Park Capital LLP - BDO provided financial and tax due diligence for Kings Park Capital LLP in their investment in 7Bone. Read more

£52m Sale of Cruise.co to Bridgepoint Development Capital - Cruise.co, the specialist online travel agent serving the UK ocean cruise market, was acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital from Risk Capital Partners. Read more

Acquisition of Xendo by Sovereign Capital - BDO provided lead advisory, debt advisory and financial and tax due diligence services to Sovereign Capital on its acquisition of Xendo B.V. Read more

Kester Capital invests in Factory-CRO - BDO provided Corporate Finance advice to Kester Capital on their investment in Factory-CRO. Read more

Acquisition of Guestline Limited by The Riverside Company - BDO LLP advised The Riverside Company on its majority investment in Guestline Limited. Read more

Sovereign Capital support Outcomes First in merger with Options Group - BDO acted as buy-side M&A advisers to Sovereign Capital on the merger of Options Group with portfolio company Outcomes First Group (“OFG”). Read more

£17m Management buy-out of Panther Logistics Ltd backed by LDC - The BDO Midlands TS team has recently provided financial and taxation due diligence services to LDC. Read more

BGF invests in MPK Garages - The BDO Transaction Services team provided financial and tax due diligence on the £14m funding package to MPK Garages, a Leicestershire-headquartered forecourt operator with 25 sites across the UK. Read more

Acquisition of Guestline Limited by the Riverside Company - BDO LLP advised The Riverside Company on its majority investment in Guestline Limited, a leading UK-based provider of proprietary cloud-based hotel management and distribution software solutions for the hospitality sector. Read more

BDO advises AirHop on its growth financing - AirHop, one of the UK’s leading providers of trampoline-based leisure facilities, is to expand from its current two UK sites to 20 sites across Europe over the next three years following its recent debt-raising, advised by the BDO M&A leisure team. Read more 

Sale of Sure Maintenance Group to Lakehouse plc - The BDO M&A team advised the shareholders of Sure Maintenance Group Limited (“Sure Group”) on its sale to Lakehouse plc, the Main Market listed asset and energy support services group that constructs, improves, maintains and provides services to homes, schools and public buildings. Read more

MBO of E.E. Smith Contracts backed by Maven Capital Partners - BDO has recently provided financial due diligence to Maven Capital Partners and Lloyds Acquisition Finance in support of the MBO of E.E. Smith Contracts Limited and Clarendon Fabrications Limited, both previously under common ownership. Read more

BDO advises on merger by Foresight VCTs - Our Mergers & Acquisitions team acted as sponsor and financial adviser to Foresight VCT plc on its merger with Foresight 2 VCT plc by way of a scheme of reconstruction. Read more

Sewards bought by Nationwide Accident Repair Services in £3.8m deal - Seward is the tenth largest independent accident repair chain in the UK and operates eight bodyshops plus mobile repair services in the region of Poole, Bournemouth, Southampton, Portsmouth and Brighton. Read more

Lyceum invests in Coryton Advanced Fuels - BDO provided financial and tax due diligence services to Lyceum Capital Partners in relation to its investment in Coryton Advanced Fuels. Read more 

Acquisition of Networks First by Convergence Group Networks - BDO has recently provided financial and taxation due diligence to Convergence Group Networks Limited in respect of its acquisition of Networks First Limited, a privately-owned IT managed services and network support business. Read more

Acquisition of Kinapse by HG Capital - BDO LLP advised Hg Capital on its investment in Kinapse, a leading global provider of advisory, capability building and operational services to the life sciences industries. Read more

Sale of Selection Services to Castle Street Investments - The BDO M&A technology team has acted as lead adviser to the shareholders of Selection Services Investments Limited (“Selection Services”) on the sale of the business for £34.8 million to AIM-listed Castle Street Investments. Read more

Sale of Iglu to LDC by Growth Capital Partners - The BDO Transaction Services team provided financial and taxation vendor due diligence services to Growth Capital Partners and Iglu, in respect the sale of GCP’s minority stake in Iglu to LDC. Read more

Sale of Strata Products Limited to RPC Group plc - BDO acted as the sell-side advisers on the sale of Strata Products Limited (‘Strata’) to RPC Group plc (‘RPC’). Read more

Sale of Aaron Services Ltd to Lakehouse Plc for up to £10M - BDO successfully advised on the sale of Aaron Heating Services Ltd to Lakehouse Plc. Read more

£190m Fund raising for Spencer Group - BDO’s Mergers & Acquisitions team advised Spencer Group, a major Hull-based engineering company, to raise non-recourse project finance for the construction of its £190m Energy Works scheme in Hull. Read more

Brokerbility Holdings Ltd acquires Churchill Insurance Consultants Ltd - BDO Corporate acted as lead advisers on the sale of Churchill Insurance Consultants Limited to Brokerbility Holdings Limited. Read more

BPW Limited acquires FP&S Parts and Services Limited - BDO has recently provided a fully integrated corporate finance service offering (comprising lead advisory, financial and tax due diligence) to BPW Limited on its acquisition of FP&S Parts and Service Ltd. Read more

Sale of Explore Worldwide to HotelPlan - BDO advised Cox & Kings on its sale of Explore to Hotelplan. Read more

Privatisation of British Ceramic Research Limited - BDO Mergers & Acquisitions has advised on the sale of British Ceramic Research Limited (“BCRL”) to Beechfields (Stoke) Limited in a ground breaking transaction. Read more

Sponsor to CQS New City High Yield on Placing Programme - BDO’s Mergers & Acquisitions team acted as sponsor to CQS New City High Yield Fund Limited in connection with a prospectus required for a Placing Programme to raise approximately £75 million by the issue of new ordinary shares. Read more

Sale of las Iguanas to Casual Dining Group - BDO acted as the sell-side advisers to Bowmark Capital on the sale of Las Iguanas to Casual Dining Group (‘CDG’). Read more

Sale of La Tasca to Casual Dining Group - BDO’s M&A team acted as lead advisers on the sale of La Tasca Holdings plc (“La Tasca”) to Casual Dining Group (“CDG”). Read More

Acquisition of Imagine Cruising by dnata - BDO acted as the buy-side adviser to dnata on its acquisition of a majority stake in Imagine Cruising. Read more

Sale of Woodcote Green Nurseries to Wyevale Garden Centre - BDO advised the shareholders of Woodcote Green Nurseries on the successful sale of the business to Wyevale Garden Centres. Read more

Mobeus Equity Partners invest in Tushingham Sails Limited - Tushingham Sails Limited owns the world leading inflatable Stand Up Paddleboarding (“SUP”) brand Red Paddle Co. Read more

Sale of Anstee & Ware to Parsons Peebles - BDO recently advised Anstee and Ware on the sale of 100% of share capital to Parsons Peebles. Read more
 

Contact us