Transactions

Recent Corporate Transactions from Greenaway Scott.

Cool-Therm

Monday 10th September 2018

Greenaway Scott were delighted to advise the shareholders of CoolTherm (Group) Limited on the recent disposal of CoolTherm to Carver Group. Following a period of huge success for the shareholders and management team at CoolTherm, Carver Group, a family owned business with more than 240 years of heritage rooted firmly in the Midlands, acquired the growing business as a…

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Greenaway Scott advises Clinical Innovations on its cross border acquisition of French distributor MVF Disposables

Thursday 6th September 2018

Greenaway Scott, led by Corporate Director Matthew Sutton advises one of the world's largest medical device companies, Clinical Innovations LLC on their recent cross-border acquisition of French distributor MVF Disposables. Clinical Innovations is one of the world's leading medical device companies exclusively focused on labor and delivery and neonatal intensive…

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Greenaway Scott advises the management team of Cardiff based design and fit out furniture specialists Paramount Office Interiors on their management buy-out.

Thursday 5th July 2018

A Cardiff-based workplace design, fit-out and furniture specialist has been acquired in a management buyout (MBO) supported by lead advisers Verde Corporate Finance and Greenaway Scott. Paramount Interiors, whose client list includes ITV, Office for National Statistics, GoCompare, S4C, KPMG, The Royal Mint and WRU among others, is now aiming to build on the company's success and explore future expansion plans and new markets. The transaction was backed with funding from ABN Amro and also following investment from GS Ventures. Paramount's managing director Richard Jones led the management team on…

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Greenaway Scott advises the management team at Port Talbot-based mechanical engineering firm JM Fabweld

Friday 15th June 2018

Greenaway Scott advises the management team at Port Talbot-based mechanical engineering firm JM Fabweld on their recent management buy-out. Established in 1968 J M Fabweld has provided guidance for a variety of application in general and heavy industrial engineering, specialising in the manufacturing and refurbishment of industrial plant, machinery and infrastructure. The buyout by long-term managers Rhys Howell and Lee Sexton was backed by Barclays with advice from Greenaway Scott, Verde Group and accountancy firm Graham Paul. Howell said: "This is a great opportunity for us to take Fabweld forward, building…

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Clinical Innovations

Friday 15th June 2018

Led by corporate director Matthew Sutton, Greenaway Scott advises one of the world's largest medical device companies, Clinical Innovations LLC on their cross-border acquisition of Australian distributor JB Medical Supplies Pty Ltd. Clinical Innovations which is a specialist in labor and delivery and neonatal intensive care products is owned by EQT, a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. Formed in 1993, Clinical Innovations is celebrating its quarter-century anniversary throughout 2018. The deal strengthens Clinical Innovations' position in the sizable Australian market and supports the company's broader global growth strategy. JB…

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Greenaway Scott advise leading UK-based cloud technology company Difference Corporation on its 60% share disposal to Firstcom Europe.

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Firstcom Europe, the pan European provider of cloud telecoms and technologies services has extended its reach in the UK and increased its Contact Centre capability with a majority stake in Difference Corporation. This acquisition will increase Firstcom's UK revenues to more than €5.6m (£4.94m), from €1.7m (£1.5m) in 2013. Trevor Geraghty, business development director at Difference Corporation, said: "The…

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Santia Asbestos Management

Thursday 15th February 2018

Led by Corporate Associate Director, Leanne Thomas, Greenaway Scott recently advised leading Cardiff based asbestos management company Santia Asbestos Management Limited on their management buyout. The company which provides asbestos and construction design management services to its customers across a broad range of sectors has over 60 years of experience in the UK Asbestos Inspection & Testing market. The MBO will allow the company to begin to fulfil their ambitious growth plans. The sellers, Inflexion Private Equity…

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New Director at Corporate Finance Boutique

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Craig Blackmore, who joined the company as a consultant in July 2017, has been promoted to the senior role due to his input during the last six months. Verde CF, which is part of the Greenaway Scott Group, specialises in providing advice around mergers and acquisitions, business finance and growth capital. Principally trained with Deloitte, Blackmore worked for KTS Owens Thomas before moving on to executive and non-executive financial director positions with some smaller businesses. Blackmore will lead Verde while also maintaining his roles as chief financial officer at GlobalWelsh, a not for profit company whose aim is to connect the international diaspora of Wales,…

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Photonstar

Monday 1st January 2018

Greenaway Scott recently advised on the AIM placing of PhotonStar LED Group plc. PhotonStar LED Group Plc is a leading British designer and manufacturer of intelligent lighting and building control solutions. The Group's proprietary technology Halcyon™ is a scalable, secure wireless IoT platform for retrofit into commercial buildings, for energy reduction, asset monitoring and control, and real time environmental, behavioural and energy insights. PhotonStar is based in Romsey, Hampshire with a manufacturing facility in Wales. The company has conditionally raised £1million with new and existing institutional investors, by way of a placing of 38,000,000 new ordinary shares of 1 penny each and…

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Property Tech Start-up to Relocate to Cardiff

Thursday 21st December 2017

Urban Intelligence has developed a digital platform to help users navigate the UK planning system. The company has completed a £600,000 seed investment round led by the Development Bank of Wales. Business angels from the property sector also took part, including Alex Price, chief executive of Palmer Capital Partners, and James Stevens, head of real estate development at Aberdeen Standard Investments. In January, the business will relocate from London to Wales with a new office at Tramshed Tech in Cardiff. It was also recruited for roles in software development, planning, data science and commercial development. Urban Intelligence also plans to expand its sphere of interest from London to other regions of the UK over the next…

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Greenaway Scott advises on cross border acquisition of Medisize B.V.

Wednesday 29th November 2017

This is the latest cross border transaction advised upon by the firm, having recently advised German bitcoin exchange Vaultoro on its seven figure investment from fintech investor Finlab AG and US based medical device company Clinical Innovations Inc on its acquisition of Brenner Medical GmbH earlier this year. Flexicare is a leading supplier and manufacturer of medical devices with an…

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Greenaway Scott acts on over £100m worth of deals

Tuesday 31st October 2017

A leading Cardiff business advisory firm has acted on over £100 million worth of lucrative deals over the past year, it has been revealed. Award-winning Greenaway Scott has achieved the impressive results after working on a number of high-profile disposals, management buyouts, and acquisitions, with the combined deals achieving an aggregate value in excess of £100 million. The firm,…

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Greenaway Scott Examines the Legality of Bitcoin

Monday 16th October 2017

The successful deal will enable the trading platform to expand to incorporate more currencies, both monetary and cryptocurrency, which will allow it to operate across a wider global marketplace. But as we begin to offer business advice in this relatively new and fast-growing sector, the topic has also brought up some vital questions. The most significant of which is, is bitcoin legal? The answer, while…

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Greenaway Scott advises on global medical device acquisition

Thursday 31st August 2017

Cardiff's award-winning Greenaway Scott has facilitated the acquisition of an international medical device company helping to create a "significant" new presence in the global maternity industry. The business advisory firm has supported American medical device company Clinical Innovations in its acquisition of German developer Brenner Medical GmbH. The deal, completed…

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Greenaway Scott advises on £1 million acquisition of Cardiff finance company

Wednesday 15th March 2017

Specialist business advisory firm Greenaway Scott has overseen the major £1 million acquisition of Cardiff finance company Intelligent Loans (Ltd). Greenaway Scott, which specialises in advising the life science, technology, pharmaceutical and IT sectors, has worked with Intelligent Loans, trading as iLoans, to ensure its smooth acquisition by asset finance management company 1PM (plc). The deal, which is estimated to be worth up to £2 million, will enable 1PM to provide a wider range of loan services to SME's with the establishment of a new…

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