Tom Barnard, Corporate Finance Director - M&A

Tom Barnard

Corporate Finance Director - M&A

BDO London - Baker Street

+44(0)7976 198806

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Tom is a Director in our Leisure M&A team. He has 10 years’ experience working across the leisure sector with a particular passion for Restaurants, Bars and Pubs.

Recent Transactions include:

Restaurants, Bars & Pubs
Sell-side: Re-franchising of 163 KFC UK stores across 16 transactions.
Sell-side: The sale of Laine Pub Company to Vine Acquisitions.
Sell-side: The sale of Indian Restaurants Limited (The Cinnamon Collection) to Boparan Restaurants Holdings.
Sell-side: The sale of Spanish restaurant brand La Tasca to Casual Dining Group.

Travel
Sell-side: Investment in TrustedHousesitters by Rockpool Investments.
Buy-side: The acquisition of Portman Travel by Clarity Travel Management.
Sell-side: The £52m sale of Cruise.co to Bridgepoint Development Capital from Risk Capital Partners.
Sell-side: The sale of Adventure Travel specialist Explore Worldwide to Hotelplan.

Other Leisure
Buy-side: The acquisition by Duke Street Capital of TeamSport, the UK's largest indoor go-karting operator.
Growth Finance: BDO worked with AirHop to secure £6m of growth capital funding from Santander.