CP DEALS

CP Deals combines market-leading expertise across Corporate Finance, Transaction Services and Transaction Tax. We deliver one comprehensive solution to all your M&A needs.

YOUR DEALS, DELIVERED

CP Deals combines market-leading expertise across Corporate FinanceTransaction Services and Transaction Tax. We deliver one comprehensive solution to all your M&A needs.

Looking to buy or sell a business, realise an investment opportunity, or raise new finance?

Our fully integrated, dedicated Deals team will guide you through each stage of a transaction. Drawing upon decades of deal-making experience, we’ll help you get the right deal done and provide support to create value after it too.

WHY COOPER PARRY?

Our team works with individuals, corporates, and private equity investors. With a focus on the mid-market, we understand the key value drivers and how to make transactions successful for buyers and sellers alike, bringing to bear deep sector experience, particularly across healthcare, business services and technology.

To provide access to international buyers and sellers, our team is supported by Reach Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, a highly active international network of M&A advisory firms with cross-border sector teams across 30 key deal-making countries.

We operate as one team nationally which allows us to deliver the best capabilities for our clients, while also drawing on the broader capabilities of Cooper Parry, be that audit, accounting, or a complete range of tax capabilities.

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DEALMAKERS & TRAILBLAZERS

With over 46 Deals focused people across the UK and hubs in London and the Midlands, the CP Deals team features some of the most accomplished and exciting talent in the market.

Being a permanent feature in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For, our culture attracts the best of the best.

They include leaders who’ve left behind the red tape and sluggish processes of the likes of the Big 4 and national firms in search of more entrepreneurial, dynamic work.

Our senior team doesn’t just get involved in the initial pitch, after which you never see them (it happens, a lot). They lead from the front, providing leadership to our teams as well as delivering value to our clients along the way.

As experts in the mid-market space, we bring an entrepreneurial mindset to our advice for clients, whether you’re an entrepreneur, corporate, or a private equity investor.

KEY STATISTICS FROM 2023

Value of deals advised on

1 BN

Increase in team members

25 %

Number of deals advised on

80 +

WHY WORK WITH US

We share many of the characteristics of the clients we work with. We’re a private equity-backed business ourselves, and we understand first-hand the opportunities and challenges our clients grapple with as we seek to create a truly unique, market-leading UK firm.

We’re also a Certified B Corp. With Net Zero in our sights by 2030, and an innate drive to make CP a force for long-lasting, wide-reaching positive change. For our people, clients, communities, and the planet.

RECENT DEALS

Transaction Services

Company name:

STICKEE


Deal Type

Due Diligence and Acquisition Support


Country

United Kingdom


Buyer Name

Santander UK


Country of Buyer

United Kingdom


Sectors

Technology

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Transaction Services

Company name:

MALONE AND FOX FAMILY FUNERALS LTD


Deal Type

Due Diligence


Country

United Kingdom


Buyer Name

Funeral Partners


Country of Buyer

United Kingdom


Sectors

Consumer

Read more about this deal

Corporate Finance

Company name:

ANTSER GROUP


Deal Type

Management Buy Out


Country

United Kingdom

Buyer Details


Buyer Name

YFM Equity Partners, UK


Country of Buyer

United Kingdom


Sectors

Healthcare


Technology

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THE DEAL MARKET: CURRENT THEMES
EXIT PLANNING: MAXIMISING VALUE
EXIT PLANNING: INCENTIVISING MANAGEMENT
EXIT PLANNING: MAXIMISING BUSINESS PERFORMANCE
EXIT PLANNING: PERSONAL TAX CONSIDERATIONS
EXIT PLANNING: WHEN TO START
TOP TIPS TO RAISING PRIVATE EQUITY
TOP TIPS ON THE 2023 DEAL MARKET - ANDY PARKER
TOP TIPS FOR EXIT
TOP TIPS - CARVE-OUTS

M&A INSIGHTS AND SECTOR SNAPSHOTS

Loren Docksey

HEALTHCARE CONSULTING: MARKET OVERVIEW

As the NHS grapples with persistent productivity and capacity challenges, demand for healthcare advisory services continues to rise.

Simon Nichols

PRIVATE EQUITY STRATEGY – BUY & BUILD

For a buy and build strategy to be successful, businesses need a clear and well-defined strategy, to deliver maximum returns and synergies.

Loren Docksey

M&A MARKET UPDATE – 2023

M&A Markets continue to show resilience in the face of a challenging environment.

Niall Chantrill

FROM TRENDS TO TOMORROW: HEALTHTECH

“Whilst the challenging economic climate has impacted M&A volumes overall, HealthTech M&A activity has remained stable in 2023, demonstrating the sector’s attractiveness to both financial investors and strategic acquirers."

Alex Ydlibi

FROM TRENDS TO TOMORROW: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

“Key drivers of M&A activity in the professional services arena include market consolidation with competitors strategically acquiring to increase market share domestically, enter new geographies, and acquire complimentary service offerings."

Sachin Parmar

FROM TRENDS TO TOMORROW: ENERGY SERVICES

"Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, one of the UN's sustainable development goals, has brought the energy services sector to the centre of attention.”

Andy Parker

ENERGY SERVICES POWER & UTILITIES MARKET OUTLOOK

Energy Transition, Decarbonisation and Security of Supply Chains continues to drive M&A.

Andy Parker

ESG CONSULTANCY M&A SECTOR OUTLOOK 2023

Growing market, driven by a host of drivers and interests, underpinning investment attractiveness.

Loren Docksey

SAAS M&A SNAPSHOT: H1-23 UPDATE

An improved macroeconomic outlook and overall investor optimism for growth businesses has contributed to a solid first half of 2023 for publicliy traded b2b SaaS companies.

Sachin Parmar

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SECTOR – M&A THEMES

The professional services sector has seen a noticeable increase in M&A. For instance, law firms, accountancy practices & consultancy businesses including an increased appetite from private equity to deploy capital into sub-sectors.




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