Clients

Helping make your M&A work better and deliver more since 2001.

 

We work with aspiring people and businesses who take real ownership of their deal performance, and who are looking for a  trusted, objective partner to help them. Through long-standing relationships based on mutual trust, collaboration and respect, they know that our actions will always be in the best interests of their business, not just ours. Our clients regularly recommend us to others, and come back to work with us time after time.

Here are some of those we’ve worked with to deliver high-performing deals:

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    Abbott Laboratories

    Healthcare, Manufacturing

     

    Provided outside best practice and advice for a review of their global M&A and integration approach and process.

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    Acclaim Housing

    Housing & Construction, Services

     

    Developed a new Operating Model for their three-way combination with Seven Locks Housing and Dales Housing; conducted a cultural assessment across the integrating entities.

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    Aerospace IT Business

    Aerospace, IT & High-tech

     

    Advised and supported their preparation for sale to a Private Equity firm.

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    Airclaims

    Aerospace, Finance

     

    Helped the management team prepare for sale and integration with McLarens Young International.

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    Alliance Boots

    FMCG & Retail

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support.

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    Allocate Software

    IT & High-tech, Healthcare

    Planned and prepared for the integration of Baum Hart & Partners and Time Care, including the conduct of a cultural assessment to support effective integration.

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    Amadeus

    IT & High-tech, Aerospace

     

    Provided outside best practice as part of a review of Amadeus’ M&A and integration approach and process.

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    Amdocs

    IT & High-tech

    Provided outside best practice as part of a preparation for Amdocs’ acquisition of Comverse BSS.

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    ASL Aviation

    Aerospace

     

    Provided an Executive Briefing in preparation for multiple acquisitions.

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    Barco

    Manufacturing, IT & High-tech

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support; reviewed the performance of their acquisition of projectiondesign.

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    Bellrock

    Property and Facilities Management

     

    Designed, planned and managed the integration of Concerto Software

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    Bindaree Beef

    Food & Beverage

     

    Managed the preparation and planning for the merger beween Bindaree Beef and Sanger.

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    Brains Group

    IT & High-tech

     

    Supported the due diligence and preliminary integration planning for a potential acquisition.

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    bwin.party

    IT & High-tech, Leisure & Entertainment

     

    Supported the employee engagement, change management and communications strategy, approach and activities during the $1bn merger of bwin and Party Gaming; conducted a cultural survey within the merged entity in preparation for their sale to GVC.

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    Centrica

    Natural Resources

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support to Centrica’s management teams across the globe.

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    Coca-Cola Enterprises

    Food & Beverage

     

    Conducted a review of their acquisition and integration of Daly Enterprises.

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    Direct Energy

    Natural Resources

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support to Direct energy’s senior leadership team.

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    dmgi:Land & Property

    Services, Housing & Construction

     

    Supported senior management through the integration of David Kirk & Associates.

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    Eaga

    Natural Resources

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support to Eaga’s executive management team.

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    EMI Music

    IT & High-tech, Leisure & Entertainment

     

    Designed and managed the global integration/restructuring of their digital repertoire management functions across 14 countries worldwide.

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    EnPro Industries (Garlock)

    Manufacturing

     

    Supported the planning and execution of the integration of PTM and Wide Range acquisitions.

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    E.On

    Natural Resources, Services

     

    Supported the planning and execution of the integration of CHM Group.

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    Futures Housing Group

    Housing & Construction, Services

     

    Led the integration and restructuring following the acquisition of Daventry Housing Group; advised and supported the assessment of other potential acquisitions.

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    Gemalto

    IT & High-tech

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support.

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    Glatfelter

    Manufacturing, Natural Resources

     

    Managed the acquisition and integration of multiple transactions including Dresden Papier and Concert Industries; developed an in-house M&A and integration guide and toolkit; designed, planned and managed several internal improvement and restructuring initiatives.

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    GlaxoSmithKline

    Healthcare, Manufacturing, FMCG

     

    Helped define and manage the Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham merger integration across multiple business units; managed the development and deployment of IT systems to support rapid supply chain integration.

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    Global Aerospace Service Provider

    Aerospace, IT & High-tech

     

    Designed and co-led the target search, assessment, due diligence and valuation of multiple acquisition targets; conducted target approaches and co-ordinated target interactions.

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    Global Mining Company

    Natural Resources

     

    Advised and supported the pre-deal due diligence and integration planning activities for a proposed $multi-billion acquisition.

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    Home Group

    Housing & Construction, Services

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support for executive and senior leaders across the business.

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    Improved Petroleum Recovery

    Natural Resources, Services

     

    Supported the acquisition and integration of Devon Energy; designed and led an organisational restructuring of the business.

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    Insight Software

    IT & High-tech

     

    Provided executive coaching on departmental and personal performance improvement.

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    Kallo Foods

    Food & Beverage

     

    Led multiple integration programmes for this fast-growing business including their acquisitions of Garma and Whole Earth Foods; provided strategic growth advice to the executive leadership team.

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    Lisi Group

    Healthcare, Manufacturing

     

    Provided an M&A and integration approach, process and templates to support future acquisitions; conducted a cultural assessment and leadership training to help them prepare for future acquisitions.

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    MessageMedia

    IT & High-tech

     

    Supported the commercial integration of an acquisition.

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    Novartis

    Healthcare, Manufacturing

     

    Reviewed and enhanced their global integration approach and toolset.

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    Sanctuary Group

    Housing & Construction, Services

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support for senior leaders across the business.

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    SGB

    Housing & Construction, Services

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support for their executive leadership team..

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    Sidra Capital

    Finance, Automotive

     

    Led the integration design and early-stage planning for the 3-way merger of domestic Saudi Arabian businesses.

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    Smith & Nephew

    Healthcare, Manufacturing

     

    Provided a best practice briefing on M&A and integration to their global M&A and integration leadership team.

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    SWM International

    Manufacturing, Natural Resources

     

    Supported the integration planning and kick-off for their acquisition of Argotec.

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    Teaching Personnel

    Recruitment

     

    Led the design and planning for a new Operating Model following their merger with Protocol Education.

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    Theodore Willi Intertrade (TWI)

    Services

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and advice to support their acquisition of Safar Oilfield Services.

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    Unilever

    FMCG & Retail, Manufacturing

     

    Reviewed the performance of, and recommended improvements to, the communications programme supporting a major UK/Dutch corporate integration initiative.

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    VimpelCom

    IT & High-tech

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support to their global integration team.

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    Watts Water

    Manufacturing

     

    Worked with their UK leadership to develop an M&A strategy; led the sourcing, screening, preiminary valuation, approach and management of potential acquisition targets.

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    Wila

    Manufacturing, IT & High-tech

     

    Provided an integration framework and tools to support future acquisition and integration activities.

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    Wolseley

    Housing & Construction

     

    Provided a best practice briefing on M&A and integration to their global legal and compliance leadership.

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    Wood Group

    Manufacturing, Services

     

    Provided acquisition and integration training and process support for leadership teams across the globe; guided the development of an in-house cultural assessment tool to support future integrations.

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    Xstrata

    Natural Resources

     

    Developed a online interactive Guide and Toolkit to support future integration design, planning and execution across their global business units.