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Iain Lownes Corporate finance and transactions
Partner, Corporate Finance

Iain Lownes

Corporate finance and transactions

Areas of expertise

Mergers and acquisitions; transactions; international; Management buy-outs (MBOs)/Management buy-ins (MBIs); capital markets advisory.


Iain has over 20 years of experience in leading corporate finance transactions for clients. Providing innovative solutions to the business finance sector, Iain has worked within a range of sectors on diverse projects delivering strategic advice on mergers, acquisitions, management buyouts, finance-raising and disposals.

Notable Client work and achievements

Iain has led a Buy and Build for Suez, acquiring six companies in an 18 month period, driving scale in the water testing and laboratories market.

Recent transactions include four technology SAAS transactions, an MBO for Sparkol to create a platform in the video editing market, a Series A fundraise for Cybsafe to scale up in the cyber security training market, a fundriase for Conversity in the guided buying market and the sale of ResponseSource to Access Intelligence plc.

Professional qualifications/memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Corporate Finance Faculty (CFF).

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