Harrison Spence, the independent consultancy for the financial services sector, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with specialist corporate finance firm, FDS Corporate Finance, one of the UK’s leading boutique corporate finance houses.
The partnership will enhance Harrison Spence’s existing successful M&A broking service, which introduces buyers and sellers in the retail financial services space, particularly independent financial advisory businesses.
“As the industry undergoes a second wave of consolidation, demand for our M&A broking services is growing and we are increasingly being called on to work on larger and more complex cases. This requires additional specialist services, most specifically corporate finance. The FDS Corporate Finance team are a natural fit for us and provide our clients with access to additional expertise and fund raising options,” explains Brian Spence, Managing Partner, Harrison Spence.
“FDS Corporate Finance is delighted to be partnering with Harrison Spence, increasing the knowledge and skills available to each company,” says FDS Corporate Finance CEO Jo Haigh. “Our expertise in our respective spaces will enable us to partner where appropriate to offer an enhanced service to clients with one cohesive, expert and knowledgeable corporate finance team.”
Services offered through the partnership will include:
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Raising Finance and Development Capital
- Management Buy Out’s (MBO)
- Shareholder Disputes
- Phantom Share Schemes