Laura McNaughton

Laura McNaughton

Deal Advisory Partner - M&A

Manufacturing | Retail and Consumer Brands

Deal Advisory


Laura is one of our national M&A partners and sits as a partner in our Retail & Consumer sector team. Laura has led some of the most significant BDO retail and consumer transactions, including the sale of Olivia Burton Watches in June 2017, which is regarded as one of leading Accessories Market transactions in 2017.

She has a proven ability to lead and manage complex projects and teams where organisation, process and timetable are fundamental.

Laura has significant experience in complex deal structures both with UK, Global and institutional buyers, bringing sound commercial understanding of achieving corporate goals alongside corporate objectives.

Laura’s recent transaction experience includes: the sale of Frugi to True Capital, the sale of Olivia Burton, a high growth global multichannel watch brand, to Movado Inc, the sale of Twizoo, a direct to consumer focused social media platform, to SkyScanner Limited, the sale of Weirdfish, a leisure clothing brand, to TCP and the sale of Brand Architekts, a brand driven beauty design house, to Swallowfield PLC.