Cowgills corporate finance deals surpass £160m in 2020 – Accountancy Today

Cowgills corporate finance deals surpass £160m in 2020 – Accountancy Today

Cowgills has announced it has delivered deals with an enterprise value of over £160m in the last twelve months, marking a year-on-year rise of 48%, with £84.5m transacted in the final quarter of 2020 alone. 

In light of this growth, its corporate finance team has recruited Brad Seekings as corporate finance manager, who joins the team from Grant Thornton. Further appointments are expected this month. 

In its latest update, the group also said its debt advisory team raised CBILS and asset-based debt funding of £47.5m to support more than 30 clients through the pandemic.    

Cowgills also confirmed it launched ten new projects in the final quarter of 2020, with a particular focus on technology, media, healthcare, ecommerce and the supply chain that service these markets.   

Corporate finance partner Ian Johnson said: “We are consistently winning work from both boutique and the ‘Big 4’ accountancy firms and are in the top ten list of North West financial advisors on the Experian M&A review. 

“That success is partly down to delivering a highly integrated offering across multiple service lines within the business and also a result of the strength of the long-term relationships we build with both our clients and investors. Now is a great opportunity for Cowgills to invest in the next generation of new talent and we are excited to welcome Brad to the team.”

He added: “Last year