Keebles’ deals value exceeds half a billion in 2018March 12, 2019Keebles’ corporate and commercial team marked a record-breaking 2018 - acting on over 60 deals with a combined value of more than £550m pounds.
Consolidating its position as the largest M&A department in South Yorkshire - and one of the biggest corporate departments of its kind in the region - the lawyers have a strong pipeline of deals for completion across Q1 and Q2 in 2019.
High-profile transactions in 2018 include advising on the £45m plus sale of Altek Group to the Harsco Corporation and representing IFA - one of the UK’s leading aerospace and industrial forgers - on its £8.5million investment by BGF.
Keebles also supported Ask4 on its secondary buyout by Bowmark Capital and acted for Pressure Technologies plc in its disposal of Hydratron to Pryme Group.
The award winning team have already completed a number of deals in 2019 which has included representing Evac, one of the world’s fastest growing cleantech solution companies, in its acquisition of Transvac Systems.
Matt Ainsworth, head of Keebles’ multi-award winning corporate and commercial team, said: “2018 has marked a trailblazing year with deals volumes topping half a billion pounds for our rapidly expanding client base. Despite the increasing political uncertainties surrounding Brexit, we are confident that 2019 will be another formative year for our continued growth.”
The firm’s regional, national and international client portfolio spans Pressure Technologies plc, Axel Johnson International, global hospitality group Wyndham Destinations, ELG Haniel, Hill Care and Vacation Rentals whose brands include Hoseasons and James Villa Holidays
The corporate department’s sector expertise includes advanced manufacturing, technology, healthcare and hospitality.
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