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Patrick of Castle Square fundraising for local Homeless Centre

On 28 June our team member Patrick Lynch, will be taking part in the C2C2C 100 mile cycle around Lincolnshire in order to raise money for St Wilfreds drop-in Centre, who help support the homeless and vulnerable people in Sheffield. If you would like to support the cause, please make a donation using the Just Giving page link.

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Castle Square advise on the disposal of artisan food services specialist

Shoreditch based West Hill Acquisitions (WHAL) have acquired Crawley based artisan food services supplier Jeanie Marshal Foods (JMF) in a transaction that creates a multi-disciplinary food services Group offering a wide range of catering products into the UK hospitality sector. JMF specialise in the supply of high-quality bespoke artisan foods and catering services to a number of business sectors throughout…

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Latest deal – Castle Square advise on the disposal of artisan food specialist

Castle Square were lead advisors on the disposal of artisan food services specialists. The multi-disciplinary food services Group offers a wide range of catering products into the UK hospitality sector. Sheffield based deal-making firm Castle Square Corporate Finance, led by Director Steve Bell, advised the shareholders on the transaction, identifying the acquirer, providing advice on the structure and negotiating terms. Steve Bell,…

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Latest deal – Castle Square secure MBI of Yorkshire based company

Castle Square Corporate Finance were lead advisors on the Management Buy-In of a Yorkshire based plumbing and heating specialist in the new build sector. After being introduced to the highly experienced operator in the plumbing and heating sector mid-way through 2017 Castle Square were quick to identify a number of potential Buy-In opportunities available in the sector. After assessing the available…

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Latest deal – All wrapped up

Scunthorpe based corrugated sheet manufacturer CorrBoard UK Limited has received a £12m funding package from a US banking giant Wells Fargo. A transaction that was sourced and advised by Sheffield deal-making firm Castle Square Corporate Finance. The company is on track to achieve a turnover approaching £40m, which operates from its state of the art production facilities. Kevan Shaw of…

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Castle Square wraps up funding deal

Scunthorpe based corrugated sheet manufacturer, CorrBoard UK Limited, has received a £14.7m funding package from US banking giant, Wells Fargo, a transaction that was sourced and advised on by Sheffield based deal-making firm, Castle Square Corporate Finance. The company started trading in 2013 having been formed by a consortium of UK based packaging companies and in 2017 is on track…

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Castle Square advise BG Engineering on the acquisition of Pentag Gears

With both companies advised by Sheffield Professionals, Chesterfield based BG Engineering Limited has acquired the share capital of Sheffield based Pentag Gears and Oilfield Equipment Limited (“Pentag”).  Pentag has been operating for over 100 years and designs and manufactures high quality gearing for bespoke projects.  As part of the transaction Martin Wragg and Andrew Larkin will remain with the combined…

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Latest deal – BG Engineering acquire Pentag Gears

Chesterfield based BG Engineering Limited has acquired the share capital of Sheffield based Pentag Gears and Oilfield Equipment Limited (“Pentag”). The transaction follows on the back of Cooper Brown Enterprises Limited’s (“CBE”) acquisition of a strategic stake in BG in April 2017 which was then followed by the acquisition of NiTEC Engineering Limited in August. Marie Cooper, Director of CBE,…

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Latest deal – MBO for Leading UK catering supplier

A UK's leading supplier of own branded products to the catering and hospitality trade has changed ownership in a Management Buy-Out, with Castle Square providing corporate finance advice to the management team. As well as its own branded products, the company acts as a leading distributor for brands such as Samsung, Icematic and Whirlpool and has experienced significant growth in…

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Introducing Sarah Murphy to our Corporate Finance team

Sarah graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with first-class honours in Accounting and Finance during which she completed a placement in Management Accounts with NHS Finance. Following graduation Sarah moved on to work for an international accountancy practice, working as a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions team. Sarah will be supporting the team on transactions and undertaking research. Sarah is…

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Castle Square advise Buy-In team to acquire stakes in Manufacturing Specialist

A Management Buy-In, led by Marie Cooper and Chris Brown has acquired a controlling stake in plating and surface technology specialist NiTEC UK and Spire Laboratories Ltd, a test house specialising in validation & certification for the surface treatment industry, both of which are based in Chesterfield.  As part of the transaction Marcus Hill and David Brown, the founding shareholders, are…

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Castle Square join the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Castle Square, a leading corporate finance firm in South Yorkshire, is the 39th business to join as a Premium Partner member. Castle Square is an independent firm providing practical, constructive advice to all their clients. They have an outstanding national reputation working with businesses and entrepreneurial management teams. Through their extensive…

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Castle Square advise on BiG Acquisition

Cooper Brown Enterprises, the acquisition vehicle of Marie Cooper and Chris Brown, has completed a deal resulting in a strategic investment in Chesterfield based BG Engineering. The deal was advised by, Kevan Shaw, Director of Sheffield based dealmakers Castle Square Corporate Finance with legal advice provided by Paul Trudgill, Partner of hlw Keeble Hawson. Marie and Chris were previously part…

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Personal injury and negligence legal experts secure sale transaction

Castle Square Corporate Finance advised Staffordshire based legal advisory firm, Dutton Law Ltd, on its sale to one of the potteries leading law firms Grindey’s LLP, who operate from three separate offices each based in the Stoke-On-Trent area. Dutton Law Ltd provide expert legal advice on personal injury and professional negligence cases, predominantly gaining recognition for expertise medical negligence cases,…

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Management Buy-Out at historic company

The ownership of Leicester based Norman and Underwood Group has changed after a Management Buy-Out which resulted in the existing directors Ross Headley and Leon Ingham acquiring the shares in the Group from individual shareholders, only one of whom currently worked in the business. Norman and Underwood was established in 1825 and today specialises in the provision of architectural and…

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Merge of pan-european packaging Collcap & Quadpack

Castle Square Corporate Finance has advised Collcap Group on its merger with international packaging provider Quadpack Industries SA to create a pan European packaging group with combined annual revenues of around €90m.  The combined group will retain the Quadpack name and will be a leading presence in Europe for the manufacture and supply of packaging solutions to the health and…

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Castle Square advise Red Industries to secure landfill acquisition

Waste Management Service Company, Red Industries has acquired the non-hazardous landfill business from Tarmac, which is a member of the CRH PLC Group of companies. The landfill business takes mixed non-hazardous commercial and industrial waste and represents a strategic acquisition to Red Industries allowing the Group to offer the collection and disposal of a wider range of waste streams to…

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