Corporate finance and transactions
Areas of expertise
Mergers & acquisitions; fundraising; private equity; strategic advice for family-owned and entrepreneurial businesses.
Stuart focusses on family-owned and entrepreneurial businesses, supporting them through the process of raising finance or selling their business.
Prior to joining the corporate finance team, Stuart worked in an assurance and advisory role, which included supporting a number of clients in both the UK and overseas in acquisition transactions and IPOs. Stuart has also worked as the group financial controller of a Lloyds of London insurance group and as the acting group financial controller of a Middle Eastern-based hotel group. Stuart has a BSc in Mathematics from Imperial College.
Notable client work and achievements
Recent assignments include:
- the sale of Millbrook Healthcare, a nationwide provider of equipment, assessment and home-based services, to private equity investor Cairngorm Capital;
- the cross-border sale of Amberley Adhesive Labels, a UK manufacturer of high quality and innovative self-adhesive labelling solutions, to Coveris, a leading Europe packaging manufacturer backed by Sun Capital Partners;
- the sale of Floranova, a specialist breeder and supplier of flower seeds, to Chinese-owned Swiss-based Syngenta International AG; and
- the sale of Market Data Services Limited, a leader in Technology Expense Management software (TEM), to US private equity investor Sumeru Equity.