Gambit Corporate Finance celebrates a landmark week, executing 3 major transactions in 36 hours. The transactions involved private and private equity-backed parties executing complimentary bolt-on acquisitions, demonstrating Gambit’s extensive value-added service provision and team’s ability to assist our clients delivering inorganic growth strategies whilst navigating macroeconomic headwinds.
- Veezu, the UK’s fastest-growing private hire vehicle and private hire technology platform, made the acquisition of City Taxis and Excel Taxis, two of Sheffield’s leading private hire operators. The double acquisition follows multiple bolt-on transactions, with seven fleets joining the Group in 2022 – establishing Veezu’s place as the clear market leader in the UK.
- Premier Forest Products’ acquisition of Decorpanel, a highly successful specialised panel processing business. The acquisition of Decorpanel further extends Premier Forest Group’s portfolio and service capabilities with the company firmly focused on further organic and inorganic expansion as part of its five year growth strategy.
As the oldest independent corporate finance boutique in the UK, the firm has transacted on deals with a cumulative value in excess of £4 billion since inception.
Geraint Rowe, Partner commented – “We are pleased with the outcome of these transactions for our clients. Veezu’s double acquisition of City Taxis and Excel Taxis and Premier Forests’ acquisition of Decorpanel demonstrates that, despite some challenging macroeconomic headwinds, M&A continues to attract ambitious clients focused on shareholder value growth. Well capitalised and strategically astute acquirors are executing strategic transactions to deliver growth whilst the opportunity presents itself.”
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