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August 18, 2017

Greenaway Scott advises on acquisition of funeral business by listed company.

Greenaway Scott Group recently advised W James & Sons, the family owned service provider on its acquisition by listed company Dignity Funerals.

W James & Sons has a strong and established presence throughout the Vale of Glamorgan and South Wales, which can be traced back to the 1860s.

Dignity Funerals is one of the largest funeral providers in the UK owning more than 792 funeral locations and 44 crematoriums.

Matt Sutton and Catherine James at Greenaway Scott provided legal advice to W James & Sons. Gambit Corporate Finance, acted as lead adviser to W James & Sons, with the team being led by Geraint Rowe and Sam Forman with accounting advice from Charlotte Hulley of Macey Owen.  

Matt Sutton commented “we were delighted to advise W James & Sons on this deal and wish the team all the best for the future”.

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