The UK is one of the world’s leading financial hubs, driving M&A activity globally. It is home to leading corporates, banks, private equity houses, venture capital investors, debt providers and alternative funders. CFI UK has vast experience advising businesses, shareholders, management teams and investors alike, completing transactions in the UK and internationally.
CFI UK is a corporate finance specialist focusing on mid-market UK and cross-border transactions including acquisitions, disposals, mergers, fundraising, refinancing, MBO/MBI/BIMBO’s, debt advisory, succession planning, deal creation and private equity portfolio advisory. Our partner-led approach provides our clients with an understanding from like-minded business owners who have completed more than 350 transactions. With significant experience in advising businesses and shareholders on all types of M&A activity, we understand all sides of a transaction and how to manage it in the favour of our clients.
CFI provides a genuine local and global team working together on a seamless basis. Our combined team is able to access buyers on a global basis and provide local market knowledge on buyer approach and style to achieve the best outcome for all stakeholders.
We pride ourselves on the relationships we develop prior, during and following a transaction, working closely with our clients and utilising our experience to effectively address and manage a transaction from inception to completion. CFI UK also provides bespoke Value Maximisation Review’s (VMR) as part of a wider transaction process or as a standalone product. The VMR program includes a holistic approach and thorough business assessment, valuation, operational review and financial analysis to identify and address key strategic issues and valuation influencers.
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CFI employs a specialised sector focus that supports in-depth understanding of trends, recent innovations, and fluctuating regulations affecting our clients. Fostering a culture of real-time collaboration across the firm, CFI organises itself into 16 international sector teams.
Our latest transactions
has been acquired by
Harries Automation & Control (HAC Group), a Llanelli based provider of design, build and maintain services for LV panels and control systems, has been acquired by Vinci Energies UK & Republic of Ireland, which operates in the UK through its industry brand, Actemium
Aerospace & Defence
has received fundraising from
Spectra, UK-based provider of tactical and strategic mission-critical communications systems, has received fundraising from NatWest as part of their growth and expansion plans
has acquired a majority share of
the divested resin moulding business of
Japanese resin company Nippon Molymer has purchased a majority share in Molymer Moulding Services from Maxell in the United Kingdom
Consumer Goods & Retail
has been acquired by
a portfolio company of
Cardiff based daycare Hollies Nursery has been acquired by Happy Days Nurseries, a portfolio company of Zetland Capital