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Kew Media Group bolsters distribution offering with the acquisition of factual powerhouse, TCB Media Rights

WK Corporate Finance (“WKCF”) has successfully advised the shareholders of London-based content distribution company TCB Media Rights (“the Company”) on the sale of 100% of the share capital to Kew Media Group Inc.

WK Corporate Finance advises Foresight on £40m debt funding line into asset-backed SME lender Reward Finance Group Limited

Reward Finance Group has secured a £40m secured loan note facility from funds managed by Foresight Group.

WKCF advises the shareholders of Atomwide Limited on its sale to Adept Telecom PLC for an initial consideration of £18.4m

Atomwide was founded in 1987 and provides IT services, including proprietary applications, to 4,000 schools and 2m end users. Its main geographic market is London, where it serves 3,000 schools.

WK Corporate Finance advises on A Cloud Guru Series A funding

On-demand cloud training software company, A Cloud Guru has raised $7 million in Series A funding, which it will use to further expand its training programs and bolster its market position in the US.

Maven leads £3.5 million investment in Contego

Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s leading private equity houses, has led the £3.5 million investment in Contego Fraud Solutions (“Contego”), to support the continued growth of the business.

WK Corporate Finance Joins The Faculty

We are pleased to announce that WK Corporate Finance are the latest organisation to join the Corporate Finance Faculty.

NVM invests in global Ed-Tech platform Knowledgmotion as it continues to shake-up the digital education space

NVM invests in global Ed-Tech platform Knowledgmotion as it continues to shake-up the digital education space

WK Corporate Finance lights the way for exciting new combination

WK Corporate Finance has successfully advised the shareholders of ChamSys Ltd., on their sale to Chauvet and Sons LLC, backed by US private equity firm Cortec Group. 

WK Corporate Finance advises Mobeus on £2.5m Tapas deal

Mobeus Equity Partners has provided £2.5 million of growth capital to Tapas Revolution, a UK restaurant chain offering Spanish tapas cuisine that was founded by celebrity chef Omar Allibhoy.

CVS Adds To Stable With Acquisition Of Bell Equine

WK Corporate Finance is pleased to announce the sale of Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic to CVS (UK) Ltd.

WK Corporate Finance scoops prestigious award

WK Corporate Finance LLP, has won Corporate Finance Advisory Firm of the year at the South East Dealmakers Awards 2017.

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YFM backs £4m MBO of Ferrabyrne

WK Corporate Finance completed financial due diligence on Ferrabyrne to support the MBO, backed by YFM Equity Partners.

Wallace Cameron International Sold To Crest Medical

WK Corporate Finance has advised on the sale of Wallace Cameron International by its parent, vGroup International Ltd. 

Wilkins Kennedy Becomes UK’s 1st Member of Allinial Global

We are delighted that WK Corporate Finance has been accepted as the first UK member of Allinial Global.

Photography Equipment Marketplace Secures £2.1m Investment

A Brighton-based online marketplace for photographers to buy, sell and exchange equipment (MPB) is set to expand into the US and Germany after securing more than £2m investment. WK Corporate Finance was engaged by the directors of MPB to source funding for their expansion.

Rob Holmes Nominated for Corporate Finance Adviser of the Year

We are delighted that Rob Holmes has been shortlisted for Corporate Finance Advisor of the Year at The Solent Deal Awards.

Danosa Seals UK Entry With Acquisition of Cefil

WK Corporate Finance has advised the teams of Cefil UK and Nord Bitumi UK on the sale of trade and assets to Danosa SA.

Dan Nixon Wins Young Dealmaker of the Year Award

We are delighted to announce that Dan Nixon, Head of Transaction Support here at WKCF, has won the Young Dealmaker of the Year award at the Insider Wouth East Dealmakers Awards 2016.

Plastique Group Sold to NYSE Listed ESCO

WK Corporate Finance has assisted the shareholders in their disposal of Plastique Group to ESCO Technologies Inc, a NYSE listed company. The deal provided an exit for the Business Growth Fund, who had invested £5m development capital in 2014.

The Travel Network Group Announce MBO

WK Corporate Finance has supported the management team of The Travel Network Group in its successful Management Buy- Out (MBO) of the Group. This includes ownership of all membership brands underneath The Travel Network Group, specifically Travel Trust Association (TTA), Worldchoice, Independent Travel Experts, Worldchoice Ireland and TTA Trustees.

Catalis acquires Curve Digital, creating a UK games powerhouse

Curve Digital Publishing, the fast growing independent publisher on PC and console formats, has been acquired by Catalis to add to its existing digital entertainment group.

Octopus completes investment in Anglo European Group

Octopus Investments has announced the completion of an investment in Anglo European Group Ltd, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of specialist steel sections for window and door reinforcement.

Foresight Invests in FFX

Foresight  Group   (“Foresight”)  has  invested  £4.0   million  to  support  growth  of  Folkestone  Fixings   Limited  (“FFX”). WK Corporate Finance completed financial due diligence on behalf of Foresight. 

Abokado Set for Growth

Abokado, a leading food service chain based in London, has secured £2.6m funding from RBS to support further store roll-outs across the capital. WK Corporate Finance provided financial due diligence on behalf of RBS.

MBI Acquires Wilmington's Media Brands

Media Business Insight Ltd (“MBI”), the company behind leading TV and film brands Broadcast and Screen, has acquired three media database brands from the Insight division of Wilmington plc.  WKCF advised MBI on the acquisition. 

Flagship continues Foodservice Expansion

WKCF advised Flagship Europe has completed the acquisition of Redditch based Oliver James Foods, along with its Proper Pies business. WK Corporate Finance provided Financial Due Diligence and Tax Advisory services on behalf of Flagship.

WKCF becomes Affiliate to Crowdcube

We are very pleased to announce that WKCF has agreed to become an Affiliate of Crowdcube, one of the biggest and best known crowd funding sites.

Office Suppliers Create Base for Growth

OfficeBASE, one of the leading national providers of office supplies and services, has successfully completed a merger with fellow office specialist Red Box. WKCF assisted OfficeBASE, providing transaction support due diligence as well as additional advisory services.

Mobeus Get Creative With MBI

We are pleased to announce that Mobeus Equity Partners has supported the management buy-out of Media Business Insight Limited, with WK Corporate Finance advising the management team. MBI offers content and insight to key decision-makers and creatives in the media industry across TV, advertising & marketing services and film.

BGF Invest £3.5m in Scottish Windows Manufacturer

We are delighted to announce the Business Growth Fund has invested £3.5m growth capital into Stevenswood, one of Scotland's largest and rapidly growing manufactures of PVCu and aluminium windows, doors and conservatories. WKCF acted on behalf of Stevenswood throughout the transaction process, introducing BGF to this exciting opportunity. 

WKCF shortlisted for Dealmakers Award

WK Corporate Finance LLP has been shortlisted for the "Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year" award at the 2015 South East Insider Media Dealmakers awards.

Sky's the limit for ACC

YFM Equity Partners provides funding and working capital to support the MBO of aviation services provider ACC Aviation. WK Corporate Finance acted on behalf of YFM in a transaction support capacity, providing financial due diligence and tax advice. 

Sale of Procius to Mitie

WKCF are pleased to announce the £2.3m sale of Basingstoke based firm, Procius Ltd to Mitie Group plc. Procius is a leading UK employment screening and vetting services, operating mainly in the specialist sectors of aviation and transportation. WKCF, led by Philippa Robinson, advised the shareholders on the sale of their business.

YFM back Heritage

YFM Equity Partners is investing £3.4m into The Heritage Window Company to fund the MBO and development capital to meet increasing sales demand. WK Corporate Finance is delighted to have introduced the deal to YFM Equity Partners.

BGF Forming a Brighter Future

We are delighted to announce the completion of our third deal with the Business Growth Fund in the past 7 months. They have provided £5m development capital into Plastique Group Ltd, a manufacturer of plastic thermoforming solutions to a variety of sectors.

Seeing the Big Picture

YFM Equity Partners' have completed their investment in Macro Art Ltd following the issue of the WKCF financial due diligence report. YFM have provided £2.1m as part of a £3.9m financing package to support the MBO of the specialist wide-format digital printer.

They Can't Keep Away

We have expanded our team once again with the addition of Matthew Rivers to our London office. Matt recently graduated with a first from the University of Kent and joins as an analyst, having previously worked with us during a 1 year internship as part of his qualification.

Funds Flow to Flowline

We are pleased to announce the completion of a £3m development capital investment by the Business Growth Fund into leading drainage contractors Flowline Limited.  BGF's investment for a minority equity stake enabled the business to acquire Clearaway Drainage Services Limited.

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