As a corporate finance-led deal-making Group, we advise businesses on a number of business sales, acquisitions and mergers.

Here are some of our recent news and insights.

Shared Insight: Growth of UK SaaS Market and Top Companies to Watch

Shared Insight: Growth of UK SaaS Market and Top Companies to Watch

The SaaS sector is one of the fastest growing in the world. In similar ways to MedTech, EdTech and AI, the Covid-19 pandemic has fuelled for faster, smarter, and more progressive solutions.

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Travel management company makes strategic acquisition to expand group

Travel management company makes strategic acquisition to expand group

QA Travel, a leading travel group, has acquired an Aberdeen-based travel company in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Established specialist engineering firm completes Employee Ownership transaction

Established specialist engineering firm completes Employee Ownership transaction

GS Verde Group has advised on an Employee Ownership Buyout of an established Fibre Optic Engineering business, with its staff becoming majority shareholders of the business.

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A Reflection on H2-2023 M&A Activities in the UK & Ireland

A Reflection on H2-2023 M&A Activities in the UK & Ireland

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are increasingly pivotal for both large corporations and the agile, dynamic SMEs navigating competitive sectors.

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Abatec Recruitment completes acquisition of St David Recruitment

Abatec Recruitment completes acquisition of St David Recruitment

Abatec Recruitment, a leading recruitment firm based in the Southwest, is pleased to announce the acquisition of St David Recruitment Services, a prominent agency located in Cardiff, South Wales.

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Spring Budget 2024:  What Businesses Need to Know

Spring Budget 2024: What Businesses Need to Know

While tax cuts for workers and families were at the centre of Jeremy Hunt’s Budget today, there were also several other announcements...

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Shared Insight: The Future of BioTech in the UK

Shared Insight: The Future of BioTech in the UK

In the last decade, the UK has emerged as a prominent figure for developing biotechnology, especially in Europe.

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Unitary Engineering Services builds on legacy and embraces the future under new leadership

Unitary Engineering Services builds on legacy and embraces the future under new leadership

A leading building services provider has announced full transfer of ownership to company founder's son with support from GS Verde Group.

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Civil Engineering Firm Completes Management Buyout

Civil Engineering Firm Completes Management Buyout

An established, innovative civil engineering firm has completed a management buyout transaction in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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What is Business Acquisition Funding and how does it work?

What is Business Acquisition Funding and how does it work?

Acquisitions present an exciting opportunity to fuel fast growth for any business and securing the appropriate funds is one of the most important aspects.

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GS Verde Group bolsters senior team with appointment of new tax director

GS Verde Group bolsters senior team with appointment of new tax director

GS Verde Group has appointed a new Tax Director, Emma Jones to further strengthen its leadership team and solidify its commitment to providing clients with comprehensive tax services.

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GS Verde Group lead M&A rankings for another year

GS Verde Group lead M&A rankings for another year

GS Verde Group has been named the number one most active dealmaker for both financial and legal categories in Experian's Market IQ full-year report for 2023.

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Fast-growth Flotek expands with successful investment in North Wales business

Fast-growth Flotek expands with successful investment in North Wales business

Flotek Group, a leading IT and Managed Services provider, has announced the acquisition of a majority share in OES, an IT, Cyber Security, and Managed Print provider, advised by GS Verde Group.

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Preparing for an Acquisition: Strategies for Success

Preparing for an Acquisition: Strategies for Success

Acquisitions and mergers are an efficient way to expedite your business growth. By purchasing an existing company, you can expand your service range, gain an established client base, and avoid costs.

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Shared Insight: The Future of FoodTech in the UK

Shared Insight: The Future of FoodTech in the UK

Over the last five years, FoodTech has had a meteoric rise. The rapid growth has already had a huge impact in the way that we produce, distribute, and consume food.

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GS Verde Group appoints new non-executive director as part of ambitious plans for 2024

GS Verde Group appoints new non-executive director as part of ambitious plans for 2024

GS Verde Group has appointed a new non-executive director, James Lewis, to boost their growth plans in 2024.

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3D marketing & sales platform's latest funding round raises substantial equity

3D marketing & sales platform's latest funding round raises substantial equity

An award-winning manufacturing marketing platform, specialising in the MedTech sector, has successfully concluded a substantial equity funding round in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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GS Verde Group admitted to secondary market platform JP Jenkins

GS Verde Group admitted to secondary market platform JP Jenkins

Shares in the GS Verde Group have been admitted to trade on JP Jenkins share dealing platform at a £9m post-money valuation.

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2023 Deal Round-Up

2023 Deal Round-Up

As 2024 approaches, we will be looking at some significant deals that GS Verde Group advised on in 2023.

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Preparing Financial Records and Statements: Strategies for Success

Preparing Financial Records and Statements: Strategies for Success

In this month's Strategies for Success we'll discuss how you can prepare your financial records and statements when selling your business.

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Shared Insight: The M&A Landscape in 2023

Shared Insight: The M&A Landscape in 2023

As we approach the end of 2023, we will be analysing Experian's latest Market IQ Report and what it tells us about UK deal activity between Q1 and Q3, particularly in the Wales and Southwest regions.

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Flotek Completes Tenth Successful Acquisition Branching Into the Hospitality Sector

Flotek Completes Tenth Successful Acquisition Branching Into the Hospitality Sector

Flotek Group branches into the hospitality sector by acquiring IT & Telecommunications company Orbiss in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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Record Deal Activity and Growth Revenue for GS Verde Group in 2023

Record Deal Activity and Growth Revenue for GS Verde Group in 2023

GS Verde Group, the multidiscipline corporate advisory business, has reported record M&A deal activity in 2023 resulting in record revenue growth in the same period.

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GS Verde Group Advises on Employee Ownership Transaction of Heating Solutions Provider

GS Verde Group Advises on Employee Ownership Transaction of Heating Solutions Provider

GS Verde Group have advised on an Employee Ownership buyout of a leading heating solutions provider, with its staff becoming majority shareholders of the business.

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GS Verde Group Takes Home Two Awards at the Wales Legal Awards

GS Verde Group Takes Home Two Awards at the Wales Legal Awards

GS Verde Group and GS Verde Law have won Legal Team of The Year and Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year at the Wales Legal Awards.

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Showcasing the Growth Potential of Your Business: Strategies for Success

Showcasing the Growth Potential of Your Business: Strategies for Success

Growth potential is a hugely important aspect of your exit strategy and selling your business to potential buyers. Here you'll find strategies for success to showcase your growth potential.

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Shared Insight: EdTech's Massive Growth In The UK

Shared Insight: EdTech's Massive Growth In The UK

EdTech is a rapidly growing sector in the UK, and the country is considered an EdTech hotspot. Our article explores some of the biggest players in the UK EdTech Sector.

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GS Verde maintains top legal and financial Experian ranking in 2023

GS Verde maintains top legal and financial Experian ranking in 2023

The GS Verde Group has secured the top spot as the most active M&A advisors of 2023, in Experian's most recent Market IQ report, uniquely leading the rankings in both the legal and financial tables.

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Flotek completes ninth successful acquisition in 18 months

Flotek completes ninth successful acquisition in 18 months

The Flotek Group has acquired Ikona IT Solutions, a Cardiff-based IT and telecoms support company, in a deal advised on by The GS Verde Group.

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Employee Ownership Deal for Escape 100 Listed Business

Employee Ownership Deal for Escape 100 Listed Business

Abergavenny based Miller Research, which undertakes research, consultancy, and evaluation work across a range of sectors, has completed an Employee Ownership sale, advised by The GS Verde Group.

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GS Verde Group appoint Lauren Couch as Corporate Finance Director

GS Verde Group appoint Lauren Couch as Corporate Finance Director

Award-winning dealmaking business GS Verde Group has appointed Lauren Couch as a Corporate Finance Director within its growing team.

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Leading Operations Consultancy Service Extends Service Offering with Strategic Acquisition

Leading Operations Consultancy Service Extends Service Offering with Strategic Acquisition

Reinvigoration, a leading operations transformation consultancy, has acquired Lean Competency Services in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Dock Solutions Completes Management Buyout

Dock Solutions Completes Management Buyout

Dock Solutions, the largest UK manufacturer of loading bay equipment, has completed a Management Buyout in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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How To Strengthen Your Assets And IP: Strategies for Success

How To Strengthen Your Assets And IP: Strategies for Success

In October's Strategies for Success you'll find tips on how to protect and optimise the strength of your assets and IP prior to selling your business.

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Leading Plumbing Service Provider Strengthens Local Presence Through Successful Acquisition

Leading Plumbing Service Provider Strengthens Local Presence Through Successful Acquisition

In a strategic move to bolster its local presence and enhance its service offerings, Plum Link has acquired a well-established local plumbing business in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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Shared Insight: The Landscape of UK IPOs and Acquisitions

Shared Insight: The Landscape of UK IPOs and Acquisitions

October's Shared Insight will be investigating the landscape of IPOs and acquisitions in the UK and what is shaping the latest trends.

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Bristol property management agency successfully sold to prolific estate agents

Bristol property management agency successfully sold to prolific estate agents

Temple Homes Property Limited, a property management company based in Bristol, has successfully been acquired by estate agency Bristol Property Centre in a deal supported by the GS Verde Group.

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Navigating TUPE and Employee Shares Following a Merger or Acquisition

Navigating TUPE and Employee Shares Following a Merger or Acquisition

We'll be highlighting the common concerns around TUPE and Shares following a merger or acquisition and how you can resolve them.

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Glass packaging & drink processing specialist extends service offering with strategic acquisition

Glass packaging & drink processing specialist extends service offering with strategic acquisition

Rawlings & Son Ltd (Rawlings Group), a multi-brand packaging and drink processing specialist, has acquired Paper Bag Company, in a seven-figure deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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How To Conduct Effective Reverse Due Diligence: Strategies for Success

How To Conduct Effective Reverse Due Diligence: Strategies for Success

Our Strategies for Success will tell you how to conduct effective Reverse Due Diligence to get the most out of your business transaction.

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Shared Insight: Fintech Trends & Thriving Subsectors

Shared Insight: Fintech Trends & Thriving Subsectors

In our September Shared Insight we analyse some intriguing trends in the most popular Fintech subsectors.

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Healthcare Staffing Provider Completes Significant Employee Ownership Transaction

Healthcare Staffing Provider Completes Significant Employee Ownership Transaction

Total Staffing Solutions, a leading provider of agency staff within the health and care sectors, has successfully completed an Employee Ownership transaction advised on by The GS Verde Group.

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Blues Electrical Completes Management Buyout

Blues Electrical Completes Management Buyout

Blues Electrical, a leading provider of electrical solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of a management buyout led by Dave Chandler, Chris Chandler, and Marc Gunter. Advised by GS Verde.

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Stella Event Hire financing deal establishes springboard for further growth

Stella Event Hire financing deal establishes springboard for further growth

Stella Event Hire and Catering, an event hire company with 18 years of experience in catering and hospitality, has successfully raised growth capital in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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Maximising Value Prior to Selling Your Business: Strategies for Success

Maximising Value Prior to Selling Your Business: Strategies for Success

It doesn’t matter which exit route you decide to take to sell your business, you want to maximise the value of your business prior to selling.

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Shared Insight: The Rise of Renewable Energy M&A

Shared Insight: The Rise of Renewable Energy M&A

Conversation around sustainability and the future of our planet continues to grow, and there is one sector that is catching the attention of investors: the renewable energy sector.

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GS Verde maintains position as leading M&A Advisor in first half of the year

GS Verde maintains position as leading M&A Advisor in first half of the year

GS Verde has been ranked as Wales’ most active corporate finance advisor and second most active corporate legal advisor in Experian’s Market IQ report. The only firm to feature in both categories.

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Pontypridd United announce ownership investment from GS Verde

Pontypridd United announce ownership investment from GS Verde

Ambitious Welsh Premier League football club Pontypridd United have announced a co-ownership investment from dealmaking business GS Verde Group.

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Outdoor clothing brand Jöttnar raises seven-figure investment

Outdoor clothing brand Jöttnar raises seven-figure investment

Technical outdoor clothing brand, Jöttnar, has completed its latest investment round, raising over £1m through a mix of re-investment and crowdfunding, in a deal advised on by GS Verde.

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Proposed Changes to EOTs by HMRC

Proposed Changes to EOTs by HMRC

HMRC recently released a consultation document outlining their proposed changes to Employee Ownership Trusts (EOTs). Will these changes affect your business plans?

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GS Verde advises on sale of international translation services provider

GS Verde advises on sale of international translation services provider

GS Verde Group is pleased to have advised on the sale of a renowned translation services provider.

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Board promotion for Lorna Bolton at GS Verde Group

Board promotion for Lorna Bolton at GS Verde Group

Award-winning dealmaking business GS Verde Group, have announced the promotion of Lorna Bolton to Group Director and to the Executive Board of the Group.

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Canadian Galvanising Services Provider Norlgav Acquired

Canadian Galvanising Services Provider Norlgav Acquired

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions’ Ground Support Division announced the acquisition of Norgalv. GS Verde Group’s multidiscipline team supported the legal aspects of this cross-border transaction.

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M&A Market Trends July 2023

M&A Market Trends July 2023

M&A grows more popular every year, no longer exclusive to large companies, an increasing number of SMEs are joining them on both the buy-side and the sell-side.

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Vantastec completes Employee Ownership Transaction

Vantastec completes Employee Ownership Transaction

Vantastec, a leading supplier and conversion specialist of refrigerated and temperature-controlled vehicles, has completed an Employee Ownership buyout.

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Solex Thermal Science Inc acquires Econotherm

Solex Thermal Science Inc acquires Econotherm

Solex Thermal Science Inc, a Canadian-headquartered expert in thermal and bulk materials engineering, has acquired South Wales based Econotherm Ltd, in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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Leading Accountancy Firm Completes Acquisition

Leading Accountancy Firm Completes Acquisition

GS Verde Group are delighted to have advised on the successful acquisition made by a market-leading accountancy firm, further solidifying its position as a market leader in the region.

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How resilient is the equity funding landscape in Wales?

How resilient is the equity funding landscape in Wales?

Equity funding provides a substantial injection of capital into a business. We highlight some of the key takeaways from the latest Beauhurst ‘Equity Investment in Wales 2023’ report.

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Celebrating Employee Ownership Day

Celebrating Employee Ownership Day

For Employee Ownership Day GS Verde Group is celebrating with our employee-owned clients. Run by the EOA, each EO Day, thousands of people come together to raise awareness of EO.

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Fuelling Employee Ownership: Demystifying the Funding of EOTs

Fuelling Employee Ownership: Demystifying the Funding of EOTs

Employee Ownership is becoming an ever more popular form of business sale, but how are they funded? Learn what routes might be open to you.

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Paramount raises growth funding in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group

Paramount raises growth funding in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group

GS Verde Group is delighted to have advised Paramount on a fund-raising deal which will fuel its next growth phase into the construction industry.

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Innovative Marketing Technology Firm Secures Equity Funding

Innovative Marketing Technology Firm Secures Equity Funding

A cutting-edge marketing technology firm has successfully completed substantial equity funding, further propelling its position as an industry leader. The transaction, which was expertly advised on by

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GS Verde Group Shortlisted for 2023 Fintech Wales Awards

GS Verde Group Shortlisted for 2023 Fintech Wales Awards

GS Verde Group are delighted to have been shortlisted for the prestigious Fintech Wales Awards.

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Haulage firm fuels expansion plans with six-figure fundraising deal

Haulage firm fuels expansion plans with six-figure fundraising deal

Haulage and storage facilities firm Max Logistics Ltd has secured a six-figure investment that will drive forward its expansion plans, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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May Deal Round Up

May Deal Round Up

Our monthly round up of stand out deals in May.

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Inside AI: Funding Landscape & M&A Impact

Inside AI: Funding Landscape & M&A Impact

GS Verde explores the current landscape of AI funding deals in the UK to better understand what’s happening with the world’s current trendiest topic.

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Specialist Healthcare Equipment Retailer Completes EOT

Specialist Healthcare Equipment Retailer Completes EOT

A South Wales-based specialist healthcare equipment retailer has completed an Employee Ownership buyout. The deal was structured and advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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GS Verde Advise on Flotek’s 8th Acquisition

GS Verde Advise on Flotek’s 8th Acquisition

Flotek has acquired telecommunications provider Liberty Solutions (Swansea) Limited, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Sports Ground Engineering Company Acquires Evergreen Irrigation

Sports Ground Engineering Company Acquires Evergreen Irrigation

Inscape, a sports ground engineering company based in South Wales, has acquired Bedfordshire-based Evergreen Irrigation, a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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Renowned Entrepreneurs lead UPVC Direct acquisition

Renowned Entrepreneurs lead UPVC Direct acquisition

GS Verde Group is pleased to have advised on the acquisition of a leading UK-based plastic products supplier.

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Acquisition of established manufacturer set to fuel growth

Acquisition of established manufacturer set to fuel growth

A well-established specialist plastics manufacturer based in the South West has been acquired in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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April Deal Round Up

April Deal Round Up

After a successful Q1 of 2023, Aprils shows no sign of slowing down for M&A activities at GS Verde Group as we enter Q2.

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Selling your business: How tax efficient is your succession or exit plan?

Selling your business: How tax efficient is your succession or exit plan?

Is your business exit plan tax efficient? The sale of a business will have various tax implications. How will your situation be affected? What type of tax must you pay? Can you claim any tax relief?

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Management buyout at the Beech Group fuels continued growth

Management buyout at the Beech Group fuels continued growth

Gareth Vaughan, MD of The Beech Group (John Beech Limited), a multidisciplinary construction company, has successfully completed an MBO of the firm, in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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A seventh successful acquisition for Flotek since launching 12 months ago

A seventh successful acquisition for Flotek since launching 12 months ago

Toolk-IT, a South Wales IT provider offering specialist IT solutions, has been acquired by the fast-growing Flotek group as part of its ambitious growth strategy in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group

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SolasCure announces £10.9m Series B fundraise to advance wound care innovation

SolasCure announces £10.9m Series B fundraise to advance wound care innovation

Biotech company SolasCure, has announced completion of its Series B investment round, supporting development of its first investigational product, a hydrogel aiming to accelerate wound debridement.

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March deal round-up

March deal round-up

As the first quarter of 2023 comes to an end, GS Verde is marking another successful month of dealmaking.

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Business angel syndicate invests in future entrepreneurs

Business angel syndicate invests in future entrepreneurs

A syndicate of 10 business angels has made a follow-on investment in 2B Enterprising, the company delivering an engaging and bilingual enterprise education programme for primary schools.

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Behind the deal: how selling your business to employees unlocks long term benefits

Behind the deal: how selling your business to employees unlocks long term benefits

Employee Ownership Trusts have emerged as a popular transaction, whereby business owners can pass the reins of the business to their workforce while retaining some level of ownership.

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Indigo Group drives growth through key acquisition

Indigo Group drives growth through key acquisition

Indigo Group have acquired the majority of shares and assets of BMSL, a leading recruitment company operating in the construction and transport sectors.

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Why businesses are turning to employee ownership at record rates

Why businesses are turning to employee ownership at record rates

Learn more about the rapid growth of employee ownership, and the benefits this model of business brings, including increased success, profitability and sustainability.

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The Spring Budget: What businesses need to know

The Spring Budget: What businesses need to know

The government has today revealed the details of the Spring Budget 2023, outlining the fiscal plans, policies and changes to various tax aspects for individuals and corporations.

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GS Verde leverage end-to-end services for overseas incorporation

GS Verde leverage end-to-end services for overseas incorporation

Though the transnational aspect of the deal posed an added challenge, GS Verde are well-versed in managing such transactions, working attentively to navigate the added complexities that can arise.

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Fitness group empowers growth ambitions with acquisition

Fitness group empowers growth ambitions with acquisition

B Fit Personal Training has revealed an ambitious growth strategy, following the acquisition of a regional competitor in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Hospitality business steams ahead following acquisition

Hospitality business steams ahead following acquisition

The acquisition will allow the business to expand its offerings and improve its already impressive customer experience, as the new ownership plans to invest in renovations and upgrades.

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February deal round-up

February deal round-up

As M&A continues to prove resilient against external pressures, the GS Verde Group is marking another successful month of dealmaking.

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GS Verde Group expands EU footprint with Irish acquisition

GS Verde Group expands EU footprint with Irish acquisition

An exciting milestone for the GS Verde Group as we continue to grow our multidiscipline dealmaking group.

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Multidiscipline GS Verde forges ahead as leading advisor for second year running

Multidiscipline GS Verde forges ahead as leading advisor for second year running

The GS Verde Group have been named the most active M&A advisors of 2022 by Experian, a ground-breaking achievement as the only firm to top both the Corporate Law and Corporate Finance rankings.

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GS Verde advises on investment deal to spark new era of Welsh digital manufacturing

GS Verde advises on investment deal to spark new era of Welsh digital manufacturing

A £2m investment in Apex Additive Technologies is set to open up significant potential for creating a digital manufacturing centre of excellence in South East Wales.

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Major investment for North Sea Systems to scale disruptive renewable energy technology

Major investment for North Sea Systems to scale disruptive renewable energy technology

North Sea Systems' disruptive technology, industry experience, and in-house engineering capability has seen the business become a leading provider within the sector.

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M&A optimism renewed for year ahead

M&A optimism renewed for year ahead

Following months of economic disruption, it would seem there is a relative calm amongst UK markets. While there are still headwinds to contend with, the outlook has improved considerably.

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Flotek invests in Hampshire telecoms provider as Group diversifies

Flotek invests in Hampshire telecoms provider as Group diversifies

The deal sees the FlexiNet brand continue as part of the ever-growing Flotek Group, opening up a new commercial offering of IT and Cyber Security support to its clients.

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January deal round-up

January deal round-up

A summary of GS Verde's standout deals from the month, including acquisitions, MBOs and fundraises.

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GS Verde advise South Wales business on sale to international buyers

GS Verde advise South Wales business on sale to international buyers

A South Wales based company has been sold to an international group of buyers, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Behind the deal: how strategic acquisitions accelerate business growth

Behind the deal: how strategic acquisitions accelerate business growth

A deeper look into some of the deals GS Verde has advised on, exploring the strategic influences behind a company acquisition and reasons to buy a business

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Medical device company secures multi-million-pound investment

Medical device company secures multi-million-pound investment

The £5.2m investment raise will help to support the development and roll-out of IQ Endoscope’s ground-breaking medical device.

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GS Verde advises leading magazine printer on sale to national acquirer

GS Verde advises leading magazine printer on sale to national acquirer

The deal ensures that the respected brands of Pensord and Cambrian Printers will continue, providing certainty and continuity for clients

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Employees at Turners Coachways acquire majority shareholding through EOT

Employees at Turners Coachways acquire majority shareholding through EOT

Turners Coachways Limited has announced the successful completion of an Employee Ownership buyout, which sees its staff become majority shareholders of the business.

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Fourth acquisition for fast-growing Flotek

Fourth acquisition for fast-growing Flotek

Saecom has been acquired by the Flotek Group as the IT & Comms MSP progresses its ambitious growth strategy. The deal marks Flotek’s fourth acquisition since its inception last year.

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Multi-million pound MBO completed at leading security firm

Multi-million pound MBO completed at leading security firm

A multi-million MBO has been completed at one of the UK's leading security firms, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Statement from the CEO

Statement from the CEO

As the year draws to a close, the GS Verde Group find ourselves reflecting on the highlights of the last 12 months and looking ahead to our goals for 2023.

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Compact equipment supplier completes multi-million MBO

Compact equipment supplier completes multi-million MBO

A specialist machinery supplier based in the South East of England has completed a multi-million Management Buyout, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Flotek consolidates market growth with third acquisition

Flotek consolidates market growth with third acquisition

Marking a third acquisition in just six months, the deal will enhance Flotek’s telecom offering by enabling a larger engineering technical team and bring further resources.

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New owners for Kingsward Group as founding Directors complete sale of family business

New owners for Kingsward Group as founding Directors complete sale of family business

Will Kinder has been announced as the Managing Director of The Kingsward Group following a management buy-in that has enabled the founding directors to retire, in a deal advised on by GS Verde.

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Recruitment proves resilient amongst M&A headwinds

Recruitment proves resilient amongst M&A headwinds

From furlough schemes to record employment rates: the recruitment sector has seen just about every extreme in the past two years. Here, GS Verde explore the activity and trends in recruitment M&A.

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Entrepreneur acquires sustainable pet brand

Entrepreneur acquires sustainable pet brand

Luxury pet brand Baker & Bray has been acquired by an ambitious entrepreneur set to refresh the sector with a committed focus on sustainability, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Aquiline-backed ClearCourse acquires Sellerdeck

Aquiline-backed ClearCourse acquires Sellerdeck

ClearCourse a leading group of innovative technology brands providing integrated software and payments solutions, has acquired Sellerdeck, in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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Innovative healthcare solution provider Herida Medical acquired

Innovative healthcare solution provider Herida Medical acquired

Winncare, a leading European manufacturer of beds, pressure care products, patient handling equipment, and hygiene solutions has acquired Herida Medical, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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GS Verde Group revealed as most active dealmakers of the year with multidiscipline approach

GS Verde Group revealed as most active dealmakers of the year with multidiscipline approach

The GS Verde Group have been named the most active M&A advisors of 2022 so far, making history once more as the only firm to top both the Corporate Finance and Legal rankings.

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GS Verde Group CEO named Great British Entrepreneur of the Year

GS Verde Group CEO named Great British Entrepreneur of the Year

A leading figure in the dealmaking community, CEO Nigel Greenaway was praised for his tenacious, purposeful drive for innovation through the multidiscipline GS Verde Group.

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EOT completed at The Kenton Group

EOT completed at The Kenton Group

International telecommunications firm The Kenton Group has successfully completed an Employee Buyout via an Employee Ownership Trust, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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GS Verde advises on acquisition of luxury pet brand

GS Verde advises on acquisition of luxury pet brand

A luxury British lifestyle brand specialising in sustainable canine grooming products, beds, and accessories has been acquired, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group

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Flotek set for South West expansion through acquisition

Flotek set for South West expansion through acquisition

Flotek Group, an MSP with an ambitious goal of transforming IT & Communications available to SMEs, has announced its second acquisition as part of the business’ bold growth strategy.

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Legacy of industrial fixings supplier renewed in buy & build acquisition

Legacy of industrial fixings supplier renewed in buy & build acquisition

Fixwell Fasteners, an industrial fixings and fastenings supplier with a 30-year legacy operating across Wales and the South West has been acquired, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Growth plans enhanced for The Media Snug following buyout

Growth plans enhanced for The Media Snug following buyout

Award-winning content marketing, PR and design consultancy The Media Snug has announced the successful completion of a shareholder buyout, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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National optometrist group furthers growth through acquisition

National optometrist group furthers growth through acquisition

A national collective of optometry practices has acquired a South West based optometrist business, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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A growing appetite: the future of food manufacturing in the UK

A growing appetite: the future of food manufacturing in the UK

The UK’s food & drink manufacturing sector is not just one of historic & cultural importance but also the largest manufacturing division. What does the future of this sector look like among headwinds?

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GS Verde advise on sale of commercial cleaning company

GS Verde advise on sale of commercial cleaning company

The Group has advised on the sale of a commercial cleaning business, enabling the development of service delivery across the South West of England.

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Admiral Pioneer invests in vehicle subscription platform provider Wagonex

Admiral Pioneer invests in vehicle subscription platform provider Wagonex

Leading mobility subscription platform provider, Wagonex has secured investment from Admiral, with multidiscpline dealmakers GS Verde advising on the transaction.

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Unique leading streak in M&A rankings continues for GS Verde

Unique leading streak in M&A rankings continues for GS Verde

Remaining in the top positions for the first half of 2022, GS Verde continues its unique trend of being the first and only firm in Wales to rank in both Experian Market IQ categories.

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Management Buy Out completed at GX Group

Management Buy Out completed at GX Group

Completing a seven-figure management buyout, the new management team will continue to progress the multidiscipline engineering and development Group.

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GS Verde advises on acquisition of medical research facilitator

GS Verde advises on acquisition of medical research facilitator

GS Verde advised on the acquisition of the London-based spinout that plays an important part in progressing new treatments and diagnoses for patient benefit.

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How EdTech investment is shaping the future of learning

How EdTech investment is shaping the future of learning

Acceleration has been felt across many sectors, but especially in EdTech. In this article, GS Verde explores how innovation in this field will inspire the future of learning.

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Management buyout at specialist HVAC mechanical servicer

Management buyout at specialist HVAC mechanical servicer

GS Verde has advised specialist Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning mechanical services provider on the completion of an MBO.

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GS Verde advises on sale of drinks supplier

GS Verde advises on sale of drinks supplier

GS Verde is pleased to have advised on the sale, utilising its multidisciplinary dealmaking approach.

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MBO completed at specialist commercial roofers

MBO completed at specialist commercial roofers

GS Verde has advised specialist commercial roofing contractor Nautilus on the successful completion of a management buyout, which will fuel its next stage of growth as a wholly family run business.

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Acquisition for IT & Managed Service Provider Flotek

Acquisition for IT & Managed Service Provider Flotek

The acquisition comes as part of Flotek’s plan for growth through acquisition.

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GS Verde Group revealed as finalist in Business Leader Awards

GS Verde Group revealed as finalist in Business Leader Awards

GS Verde are delighted to have been shortlisted in the Business Leader Awards 2022.

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Fire Safety business Adamport sold to national acquirer

Fire Safety business Adamport sold to national acquirer

GS Verde has advised on the sale of specialist fire protection business Adamport to a national acquirer.

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GS Verde advises on sale of South East based roofline specialist business

GS Verde advises on sale of South East based roofline specialist business

The business, which serves a range of clients including homeowners, commercial traders and contractors, has been sold to an acquisitive group as part of a buy and build strategy.

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Longstanding machinery manufacturer & supplier sold

Longstanding machinery manufacturer & supplier sold

The GS Verde Group is pleased to have advised on the sale of one of the UK’s most prominent machinery manufacturing and supply businesses.

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GS Verde advise on acquisition for Cool Blue Group

GS Verde advise on acquisition for Cool Blue Group

The leading home improvement & DIY online retail group has acquired SPS Brassware, in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

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Established grounds maintenance business sold

Established grounds maintenance business sold

The GS Verde Group is pleased to have acted on the sale of a reputable grounds maintenance business in the South West of England.

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UK drives global HealthTech sector growth

UK drives global HealthTech sector growth

The UK HealthTech market is booming, so much so that it is driving global sector growth. In this article, GS Verde examine the key trends defining the UK HealthTech market.

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GS Verde secures top spots in M&A rankings with disruptive multidiscipline approach

GS Verde secures top spots in M&A rankings with disruptive multidiscipline approach

GS Verde has secured top spots in the Experian Market IQ report in the opening quarter of the year, in both the Legal and Financial Advisory sectors.

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Why Employee Ownership is on the increase

Why Employee Ownership is on the increase

With growing numbers of businesses opting to sell the majority shareholding to staff, the GS Verde Group explore the attractions of this unique business structure & how companies can benefit from it.

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How to value your business

How to value your business

For most business owners, deciding to sell your business is often the most important decision you will make. Here, we discuss the advantages of getting a business valuation to boost your business.

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GS Verde advise on raise for AI based tech business

GS Verde advise on raise for AI based tech business

Route Konnect, an AI software development company described as the ‘Google Analytics’ of physical spaces, has raised £780,000 pre-seed equity investment in a deal advised on by GS Verde Group.

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Handy Brand completes Employee Ownership deal

Handy Brand completes Employee Ownership deal

Handy Brand, a South West-based printing company with an exceptional reputation for high quality products and customer service, has announced the completion of an Employee Ownership Trust scheme.

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Educ8 Training continues exceptional growth with Aspire2Be acquisition

Educ8 Training continues exceptional growth with Aspire2Be acquisition

GS Verde has advised leading Welsh training and education provider Educ8 Training on its the acquisition of digital solutions company Aspire 2Be, continuing the business' exceptional growth.

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Employees acquire majority stake in Educ8 Group

Employees acquire majority stake in Educ8 Group

Educ8 Training Group has announced the successful completion of an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) scheme, which will see its staff own a majority shareholding of the business.

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