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Printing Company strikes out on a new adVenture

Specialist print management group Venture Business Forms Limited (Venture) has been snapped up by Hague Print Media Limited in a transaction advised on by Sheffield based dealmaking firm, Castle Square Corporate Finance, (Castle Square). Director Steve Bell advised the selling shareholders on the transaction, in which Hague Print emerged as the preferred bidder from a structured trade sale process. Steve…

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Latest deal – Coppergreen Developments acquire two additional UK Holiday Parks

UK holiday park operator Coppergreen Developments has acquired Kenwick Park Golf Hotel & Spa in Lincolnshire and the Lodge Park in Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire, doubling the size of its portfolio. BGF has invested £10m of growth capital while HSBC has provided £15.3m towards these purchases and general group capital expenditure. Castle Square Corporate Finance, advised Coppergreen on the acquisition of…

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Castle Square advise UK holiday park developer Coppergreen on two major acquisitions

UK holiday park operator Coppergreen Developments has acquired Kenwick Park Golf Hotel & Spa in Lincolnshire and the Lodge Park in Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire, doubling the size of its portfolio. BGF has invested £10m of growth capital while HSBC has provided £15.3m towards these purchases and general group capital expenditure. The new funding takes BGF’s total investment in Coppergreen to…

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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. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/patrick-lynch23?platform=hootsuite

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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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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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The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice

Castle Square is proud to have made a £2000, donation to Adam Share for his Tower to Tower 2018 challenge, in order to raise funds to the wonderful charity; The Donna Louise Children's Hospice. The charity takes its name from a young local girl, Donna Louise Hackney, who sadly died from a life-limiting condition at the age of 16. Her family wanted…

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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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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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Leading UK catering supplier secure Management Buy-Out

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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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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Castle Square advise on the €40m Pan-European merger of Collcap & Quadpack

  UK packaging provider Collcap Group and, International packaging provider, Quadpack Industries SA have merged in a deal which creates a pan European Packaging Group, in a €40m transaction 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…

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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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