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Gambit Corporate Finance - Review of 2021

13 January 2022

Gambit Corporate Finance is pleased to publish its review of 2021. 2021 was Gambit’s most successful year in its history. The firm advised on 15 transactions during the year, with a cumulative deal value in excess of £300 million. Transactions included company disposals, acquisition support, management/employee buy-outs, fundraising and refinancing assignments.

Notable transactions included:

  • The sale of one of the UK’s largest independent learning providers, Motivational Preparation College for Training to Learning Curve (“LCG”). The acquisition adds a further 30 locations and 180 employees to LCG’s operations across England and Wales, establishing the largest military training organisation outside of the Ministry of Defence.
  • Providing strategic advice to the British & Irish Lions, helping to secure committed debt facilities and contingency funding options to support the 2021 Tour of South Africa and assist the delivery of future Lions rugby programmes.
  • Securing funding for Veezu, the UK’s largest multi-region taxi and private hire company, from MML Capital.
  • The sale of Premier Forest Group’s Irish subsidiary, Premier Forest ROI Ltd (comprising Brooks Timber & Building Supplies and Dublin Plywood & Veneer) to Northern Ireland headquartered Murdock Builders Merchants.

To read the full report, click here.

2022: Gambit’s 30th Anniversary

Gambit celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2022, a major milestone. The firm is the oldest independent corporate finance boutique in the UK. Gambit will be sharing some memorable insights and news on exciting projects in its pipeline over the coming months and wishes to convey its immense gratitude to its clients and team for supporting the firm since inception.