Twenty-five deals in five months for hlw Keeble Hawson’s corporate department

hlw Keeble Hawson’s corporate department has completed 25 deals in the first five months of the year.

The milestone coincides with the 14-strong team scooping a prestigious dealmakers award – completing 56 mergers and acquisitions in the qualifying period.

The wealth of transactions included representing Chesterfield-based Capital Refactories on its purchase of refactory product manufacturer, Pymetric Refactories, which is located in Middlesbrough.

The firm’s managing partner Paul Trudgill also provided strategic advice to Cooper Brown Enterprises on acquiring a significant interest in CNC engineering specialist, BG Engineering, which is based in Chesterfield.

Along with advising HSBC Bank plc on funding WSG Provalve’s acquisition of Leeds-based independent valve repair specialist, Provalve, the team represented BHP Chartered Accountants in its merger with specialist cloud-based accounting practice, Atkinson Consulting, in Buckinghamshire.

hlw Keeble Hawson managing partner, Paul Trudgill, said: “As one of Yorkshire’s leading M&A teams we have repeatedly demonstrated our strength in depth and expertise across the region’s key sectors including advanced manufacturing and the creative and digital industries. We have a strong pipeline of deals for the rest of 2017.”

The corporate team includes highly experienced  dealmakers, Matt Ainsworth, partner and Michael Hall, an associate who joined the firm earlier this year from a national firm.

Pictured: L to R: Roger Dyson, head of the corporate and business team,  Matt Ainsworth, Michael Hall and Paul Trudgill