Deal Advisory

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Deal Advisory Services

When you are looking to complete a deal, fundraising for growth or expansion or preparing to enter the capital markets, you need advisers who understand your business, industry and market. By choosing to work with us, you will have access to the full range of corporate finance services from M&A strategy, planning and due diligence through to post-deal value creation. You will get comprehensive and holistic support throughout the transaction process.

In 2023, our deal advisory team completed 205 deals with a total value of £10.5 billion. Our average deal value was £51m and 53% of all our deals involved private equity.

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Our partner-led teams have entrepreneurial spirit. They will invest the time to understand you, your business and your objectives and your lead partner will be involved throughout the project, not just in bidding for work. The team you work with will have the right experience and expertise to help you achieve your strategic objectives, make the most of opportunities and minimise risk.

Industry expertise

Every partner and member of staff at BDO has sector specific expertise and an industry focus. Our sector-based approach means your corporate finance advisors understand the unique challenges and opportunities of your industry and markets. We are organised into 17 industry teams but cover every sector and industry.

Our large industry teams cover all aspects of corporate finance and transactions. They also include the full range of accountancy and business services that are relevant for your industry. We will provide you with genuine industry expertise and tailored, insightful advice from sector experts, whatever your objectives.

Private Equity

If your business needs investment, Private Equity (PE) should always be one of the options you consider. Whether it is the first time you are using Private Equity or you are a PE veteran, it can be a transformative and rewarding experience. Our advice will help you avoid the pitfalls and reap the rewards of working with PE investors.

Our specialist Private Equity team has strong relationships with trusted PE houses and understands the entrepreneurial spirit that underpins PE investments and portfolio companies. Whether you are looking for private equity investment for the first time, need support in managing your relationship with your investors, or are preparing for to exit, our team of over 300 highly experienced people can help you get the most out of your Private Equity journey.

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Regional and global reach and resources

We work with clients from each of our 18 UK offices, drawing on regional knowledge as well as sector and market expertise. As a key member of the BDO international network, we also have a presence in every major global financial and commercial centre.

By working with an international organisation that carries huge amounts of expertise across multiple areas, you can take advantage of our flexible and pragmatic approach in corporate finance or beyond. Whether that is reviewing your corporate or personal tax position post-transaction, managing your business growth with outsourcing or improving your business’ cybersecurity, we can support your business’s needs.


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