United Kingdom

In Corporate Finance, Alantra has consolidated itself as a leading independent financial advisor to the global mid-market.

We provide a full range of investment banking services to midmarket companies and institutions through a highly talented and experienced team made up of more than 280 professionals, based in 21 countries.

Alantra’s UK presence is headquartered in London and brings over 20 years of investment banking experience, providing M&A and Debt services to mid-market family-owned companies, mid cap corporate and private equity investors. The team is comprised of 40 experienced professionals.

Further information on the team, their expertise and track record can be found here.

Partners

Justin Crowther

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Justin Crowther

Justin joined Alantra’s predecessor firm in 2000 and now leads Alantra’s focus on the Healthcare sector in the UK.

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Steve Currie

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Steve Currie

Steve joined Alantra’s predecessor firm in 2003 and has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance, having worked at both private equity funds and corporate advisory firms.

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Andy Currie

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Andy Currie

Andy is Managing Partner of Alantra in the UK. His role is predominantly client facing, both leading and working alongside other partners in the delivery of our services to clients.

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Jeremy Harrison

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Jeremy Harrison

Jeremy has significant experience of many transaction types, with extensive knowledge of the Industrials and Education & Training markets.

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Richard Holden

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Richard Holden

Richard joined Alantra’s predecessor firm in 2006, progressing to Partner with a particular focus on the Business Services sector, encompassing professional services, consultancies, support services, facilities management and the business process outsourcing markets.

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Jamie Hope

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Jamie Hope

Jamie joined Alantra’s predecessor firm in 2003 and now has 20 years' corporate finance experience, principally in the Technology and Business Services sectors.

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Andrew Lynn

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Andrew Lynn

Andrew has over 20 years' experience of the leveraged debt markets from the perspective of both a lender and an advisor.

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Keith Pickering

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Keith Pickering

Keith has been leading transactions for clients for over 25 years, with a particular focus on the Construction industry.

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Richard Sanders

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Richard Sanders

Richard has over 25 years of corporate finance advisory experience, with a strong focus in the Technology and Construction sectors.

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Andrew Shellard

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Andrew Shellard

Andrew has over 25 years of investment banking experience focused on corporate acquisition finance and financial sponsor leveraged finance.

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Mark Wilson

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Mark Wilson

Mark has 25 years' business experience gained within corporate finance advisory, private equity and industry.

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Matthew Wiseman

Partner in Alantra Corporate Finance

Matthew Wiseman

Matthew has 12 years of M&A experience in branded consumer goods and works closely with business owners and management teams in the Cosmetics and Personal Care sectors.

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Directors

Bobby Fletcher

Director

Bobby Fletcher

Bobby works principally in the Consumer sector, with a particular focus on in-home products and multi-site leisure (e.g. restaurants).

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Emmet Keating

Director

Emmet Keating

Emmet is an extremely experienced deal executor, predominantly focusing on the Technology sector.

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Charles Lanceley

Director

Charles Lanceley

Charles has over 10 years of M&A advisory experience, focused exclusively in the Food & Beverage industry. He works closely with entrepreneurs, private business owners, management teams and mid-market financial sponsors.

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Simon Peacock

Director

Simon Peacock

Simon has 20 years of commercial and M&A experience gained within industry and professional services, particularly in the Consumer and Food & Beverage sectors.

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Robert Pearce

Director

Robert Pearce

Robert heads the Research function at Alantra in the UK.

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Paul Slattery

Chief Operating Officer

Paul Slattery

Paul is Alantra’s Chief Operating Officer. He has over 20 years of experience gained in professional practice and industry.

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Guy Taylor

Director

Guy Taylor

Guy works with both corporate clients and financial sponsors, helping them access both new sources of debt capital and manage existing debt facilities.

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Paul Vanstone

Director

Paul Vanstone

Paul has extensive commercial and corporate finance experience built through roles in industry, Government advisory and professional services.

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Ali Robertson

Director

Ali Robertson

Ali joined the predecessor firm of Alantra in 2013 and works in the Industrial sector with a particular focus on the chemicals and coatings industry.

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Tom Cowap

Director

Tom Cowap

Tom focuses on the Healthcare Technology and Pharmaceuticals sectors. In respect of the latter, he is one of the authors of the Alantra Pharma Fast 50.

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Acton Banks

Acton Banks

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Acton Banks, a market-leading UK healthcare business, on their management buy-out back by Maven Capital Partners
Gladman Developments

Gladman Developments

United Kingdom, Business Support, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to family-owned business Gladman Developments on a £100m debt refinancing funded by clients of Guggenheim Investments
ReBOUND

ReBOUND

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of ReBOUND Returns, on their investment from BGF
Cornerstone Healthcare

Cornerstone Healthcare

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advised on the acquisition of Cornerstone Healthcare Group by Ignite Growth
SMH Fleet Solutions

SMH Fleet Solutions

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advised the shareholders of SMH Fleet Solutions, a leading vehicle defleeting and remarketing specialist, as it secures a minority investment from LDC
4Ways

4Ways

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advised the shareholders of 4Ways, a rapidly growing tele-diagnostics company, on its sale to ECI Partners
Lawyers on Demand

Lawyers on Demand

United Kingdom, Business Support, Debt Advisory, M&A

Provided debt advisory services to support the buy-out of LOD (Lawyers on Demand), a leading provider of alternative legal services
Jollyes

Jollyes

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, Debt Advisory

Provided debt advisory services to Kester Capital on the management buy-out of Jollyes Retail Group, a leading UK pet retailer
Spectris

Spectris

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Spectris plc on its £163 million acquisition of Concept Life Sciences from Equistone Partners Europe and company management.
YSC

YSC

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Graphite Capital on the £72m management buy-out of YSC Consulting.
WSR Recycling

WSR Recycling

United Kingdom, Energy, M&A

Advisor to WSR Recycling on its sale to Panda Group.
CSI

CSI

United Kingdom, Technology, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI.
Armitage

Armitage

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Rutland Partners on its investment in Armitage Pet Care.
Entanet

Entanet

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Entanet, including Mobeus Equity Partners, on its £29m sale to CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc.
Nobel

Nobel

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to the Rising Tide Foundation on the cross-border sale of Nobel Education Network.
Zip

Zip

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Europe’s leading ignition products brand Zip on its sale to SHS Group.
TTC Group

TTC Group

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Palatine Private Equity on its investment in TTC Group, a leading provider of road user and cycling education courses in the UK.
McNicholas

McNicholas

United Kingdom, Building Products, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of McNicholas on the sale of the business to Kier plc.
ProLabs

ProLabs

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to ProLabs on its investment from Inflexion Private Equity.
PCMS

PCMS

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor on the management buy-out of PCMS backed by Inflexion Private Equity.
Addo Food Group

Addo Food Group

United Kingdom, Food & beverage, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to LDC on the secondary management buy-out of Addo Food Group.
UK Heating Group

UK Heating Group

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group.
Raphael Healthcare

Raphael Healthcare

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor to Raphael Healthcare, a provider of specialist mental health services, on its sale to Elysium Healthcare.
Global Freight Solutions

Global Freight Solutions

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions (GFS) alongside the current management team, led by CEO Neil Cotty.
GI Solutions

GI Solutions

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to GI Solutions Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of marketing communications services, on their acquisition of the Eclipse Colour Print Group.
Travelopia

Travelopia

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to KKR on its agreement with TUI AG to acquire Travelopia for £325m.
PS Financials

PS Financials

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of PS Financials, the UK’s leading financial management software business, on their sale to IRIS Software Group.
Exclaimer

Exclaimer

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to Exclaimer, the largest global provider of email signature software, on the £23m growth capital investment by Livingbridge.
SAICA

SAICA

United Kingdom, Energy, M&A

Advisor to S.A. Industrias Celulosa Aragonesa CIF (SAICA) on the acquisition of Americk Packaging Group.
Consol

Consol

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to ConSol Partners on the purchase of a 65% interest in the business by Empresaria, the international specialist staffing group listed on AIM.
Adapt

Adapt

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders, including Lyceum Capital, on the sale of Adapt, the award-winning managed services provider, to US-based Datapipe.
FMP Global

FMP Global

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Tenzing on £30m management buy-out of FMP Global.
Fleet Hire

Fleet Hire

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Fleet Hire on the sale to Australian-based SG Fleet.
Westleigh Homes

Westleigh Homes

United Kingdom, Building Products, M&A

Advisor to Palatine Private Equity on its investment in Westleigh Homes.
Belfield Furnishings

Belfield Furnishings

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders and management of Belfield Furnishings on the management buy-out of the business, backed by NorthEdge Capital.
Air Dispatch

Air Dispatch

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Air Dispatch on the sale of the business to dnata. Fore more information click here.
Steelite International

Steelite International

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Steelite International on the sale of the business via a management buy-out backed by US private equity firm PNC Riverarch Capital.
CP Electronics

CP Electronics

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to CP Electronics, the UK’s leading manufacturer of lighting control systems, on the sale of the business to the French industrial group Legrand.
Phaidon

Phaidon

United Kingdom, Industrials, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to Phaidon International on the £18 million investment by Muzinich & Co and HSBC Bank Plc.
Texon

Texon

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Barclays Ventures and the shareholders of Texon on the sale to Navis Capital Partners
Options Group

Options Group

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor to Options Group and its shareholders on the merger with Outcomes First Group.
CitySprint

CitySprint

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of CitySprint on the growth capital investment by LDC who join Dunedin as a strategic shareholder in the business.
Efficio

Efficio

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Livingbridge on its investment in procurement specialist Efficio.
Bowlplex

Bowlplex

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor on the sale of Bowlplex to the Original Bowling Company.
Alcumus – Santia

Alcumus – Santia

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Alcumus on the £47 million acquisition of Santia, one of the UK’s leading providers of integrated health & safety and environment risk management services.
Zycko

Zycko

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Zycko on the sale of the business to Rigby Private Equity, a technology-based private equity fund.
Aero Technics

Aero Technics

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Aero Technics on Development capital investment from Graphite Capital and the acquisition of Airbase Interiors.
Alcumus – Inflexion

Alcumus – Inflexion

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Alcumus on the £92 million secondary buy-out backed by Inflexion Private Equity.
Ballast Phoenix

Ballast Phoenix

United Kingdom, Energy, M&A

Advisor to Waterland Private Equity Investments on the refinancing of Ballast Phoenix to support its acquisition of the business.
Aqualisa

Aqualisa

United Kingdom, Building Products, M&A

Advisor to RBS and Sankaty Advisors on the sale of Aqualisa through an MBO backed by LDC.
ATG

ATG

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to the Automated Technology Group (ATG) on its sale to Wood Group.
Coryton Advanced Fuels

Coryton Advanced Fuels

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Lyceum Capital on its investment in Coryton Advanced Fuels, a market-leading fuel blending and consultancy services business.
Rhead

Rhead

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Rhead Group and Inflexion Private Equity on the £36m sale to Costain Group PLC.
Bluefin Solutions

Bluefin Solutions

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to Bluefin Solutions on its £42 million sale to India’s Mindtree.
Gardman

Gardman

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Gardman on the sale of the business to Rutland Partners and the re-investing management team.
Shimtech Industries

Shimtech Industries

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to aerospace components supplier Shimtech on its $220m sale to Auctus Industries.
F T Morrell

F T Morrell

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of F T Morrell on its sale to US-based RPM International Inc.
ARX

ARX

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of the ARX group of companies on the sale to CareFusion International.
Towergate

Towergate

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Palatine Private Equity on the management buy-out of John Charcol and the financial planning business Towergate Group.
Aspen Pumps

Aspen Pumps

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Aspen Pumps on the £105m sale of the business in a secondary management buy-out backed by 3i Group plc.
Interfloor

Interfloor

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Interfloor on the sale of the business to Victoria PLC for £65 million.
LRS Consultancy

LRS Consultancy

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to LRS Consultancy on the sale to Anthesis Consulting Group.
NEC Group

NEC Group

United Kingdom, Business Support

Advisor to the management team of the NEC Group on the the £300 million buy-out backed by LDC.
Sofa Brands International

Sofa Brands International

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Sofa Brands International on its sale to Promethean Investments.
Griffin

Griffin

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advised the shareholders of Griffin Global Group on the sale of the business to ATPI Ltd.
Human Capital Investment Group

Human Capital Investment Group

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to the management team of Human Capital Investment Group (HCIG) on the management buy-out of the business, backed by Graphite Capital.
Allen Ford

Allen Ford

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Allen Ford on its acquisition by South Africa-based Super Group.
Routeco

Routeco

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Lead advisor to Routeco Group on the sale of the business to Sonepar SA of France
XLN Business Services

XLN Business Services

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Lead advisor on the management buy-out of XLN Business Services.
Focus Pharmaceuticals

Focus Pharmaceuticals

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Lead advisor on the sale of Focus Pharmaceuticals to Amdipharm Mercury Group

Foster + Partners

United Kingdom, Business Support, Debt Advisory, M&A

Lead advisor on the SMBO of Foster + Partners.
Williams Medical Supplies

Williams Medical Supplies

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Williams Medical Supplies on the sale of the business to DCC Plc.
Daelmans

Daelmans

United Kingdom, Food & beverage, M&A

Advisor to Daelmans, the Netherlands-headquartered food business, on its acquisition of Fabulous Bakin’ Boys.
Ecco Group

Ecco Group

United Kingdom, United States, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to ECCO Group on the acquisition of Public Safety Equipment.
Inspired Thinking Group

Inspired Thinking Group

United Kingdom, Technology, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to Inspired Thinking Group on its investment by Equistone Partners.
Myriad

Myriad

United Kingdom, Energy, M&A

Advisor to Myriad CEG Group on its disposal of Myriad Solar PV to EvoEnergy.
Goodridge

Goodridge

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to RG Industries on the acquisition of Goodridge.
McCambridge Group

McCambridge Group

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to McCambridge Group on the sale of Soreen to Samworth Brothers.
Wellbeing Software Group

Wellbeing Software Group

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor to Elysian Capital on the management buy-out of Wellbeing Software Group.
Powwownow

Powwownow

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Via-Vox Limited, trading as Powwownow, on the sale to US-based PGi.
Inutec

Inutec

United Kingdom, Energy, M&A

Advisor to Vision Capital and management shareholders on the sale of Inutec Group to Tradebe.
Buoyant Holdings

Buoyant Holdings

United Kingdom, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders and management on the management buy-out of Buoyant Holdings backed by NVM.
Navigant

Navigant

United Kingdom, M&A

Advisor to NYSE listed Navigant Consulting Inc (Navigant) on the sale of Navigant Consulting Financial Services UK (UKFS) to Grant Thornton UK LLP.
YSC

YSC

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Livingbridge on the £38 million management buy-out of YSC.
Addison Lee

Addison Lee

United Kingdom, Business Support, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to the shareholders of Addison Lee on the growth capital investment by Carl.
NRS

NRS

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor to the management and LDC on the management buy-out of NRS.
Red Box Recorders

Red Box Recorders

United Kingdom, Business Support, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to Livingbridge on their management buy out of Red Box Recorders
LBM

LBM

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advsior to Livingbridge on the sale of LBM Direct Marketing (LBM) to Stream Global Services Inc.
Celerant Consulting

Celerant Consulting

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Celerant Consulting on its sale to Hitachi Consulting.
Instant

Instant

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to the management and shareholders of Instant on the growth capital investment.
NES Global Talent

NES Global Talent

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to management on the £234 million tertiary buy-out of NES Global Talent.
LH Group

LH Group

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor on the £30 million sale of LH Group to Wabtec Corporation.
Itmsoil

Itmsoil

United Kingdom, Building Products, M&A

Advisor on the management buy-out of itmsoil.
Medicals Direct Group

Medicals Direct Group

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor on the sale of Medicals Direct Group (MDG) to Capita plc.
Solor Care

Solor Care

United Kingdom, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor on the sale of Solor Care to Voyage Holdings.
Thomas Vale

Thomas Vale

United Kingdom, Building Products, M&A

Advisor on the sale of Thomas Vale to Bouygues Construction.
Scottish Friendly Assurance

Scottish Friendly Assurance

United Kingdom, Business Support, M&A

Lead advisor on the sale of Scottish Friendly Insurance Services to Citibank Global Transaction Services.
SAICA

SAICA

United Kingdom, Energy, M&A

Advisor to S.A. Industrias Celulosa Aragonesa CIF (SAICA) on the acquisition of Houghtons Waste Paper.
Autologic

Autologic

United Kingdom, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Livingbridge on the £46 million SMBO of Autologic Diagnostic Holdings Limited.
Dealflo

Dealflo

United Kingdom, Technology, M&A

Advised Dealflo, a leading provider of identity verification and end-to-end financial agreement automation solutions, on its £41m sale to VASCO Data Security Inc
Huws Gray

Huws Gray

United Kingdom, Infrastructure, M&A

Advised Inflexion Private Equity on its minority investment in Huws Gray ltd, one of the largest independent builders’ merchants in the UK