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Corporate Financier

Analysis and insight from the Corporate Finance Faculty

June 2024

As corporates consider carve-outs to bring focus to their businesses, private equity is there to seize opportunities – we look at this driver of M&A. Plus, we speak to Charindra Pathiwille, Deloitte head of financial advisory, and look at the latest developments in energy sector M&A.

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Long read: Corporate carve-outs

The carve-out has shot up the corporate priority list, as businesses look to focus on core strengths and improve profitability and return on capital. David Prosser reports.
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News and views

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Jon Moulton on investing in innovation

Jon Moulton reflects on his vast experience of investing in innovation and in regionally-focused funds.

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Faculty news
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June 2024

A cyber specialist joins the faculty, dates for the diary including the faculty AGM, plus the Takeover Code consultation.

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Green shoots in M&A

Mid-market fundraising increased in 2023, and M&A picked up in the first four months of 2024, globally and in the UK.

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Corporate finance advisory

Promotions and those on the move in corporate finance advisory.

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Legal advisory

Who’s on the move or been promoted in legal advisory.

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Private equity

Recruitment and promotions in private equity.

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Global investment and M&A

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Insight: asset-based lending

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Asset-based lending has now become mainstream funding for UK M&A. Arbuthnot Commercial Asset Based Lending’s Andrew Rutherford explains the appeal of ABL to private equity firms.
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Innovation and sustainable recovery

Trendwatch: Energy transition

Energy transition continues to drive M&A in the sector. Jason Sinclair looks at where the deals are.
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Insight: ESG – a marathon, not a sprint

Firms that embrace ESG continue to move forward. Jason Sinclair speaks to three member firms.
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Future advisory professionals

Charindra Pathiwille, Deloitte’s managing partner of UK financial advisory
Lifelong learning

From ACA training to managing partner of UK financial advisory, Deloitte’s Charindra Pathiwille is a company ‘lifer’. He talks about the challenges facing M&A.

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Kathryn Mansell, Corporate Finance Manager at Old Mill, South West of England, Corporate Financier, Career Path
Finely grounded

Helping to build Old Mill’s corporate finance offering in the South West of England has been a milestone in Kathryn Mansell’s career development.

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Michael Pay is a director and coowner of advisory firm EMC Corporate Finance, based in Brighton and Hove. He was voted Insider Media Dealmaker of the Year at the 2024 South East Awards
When the boat comes in

Michael Pay of EMC Corporate Finance on how understanding the impact of centuries-old trust status was key to refinancing Shoreham Port.

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