Summer 2023 will mark the return of the Rainmaker Awards, which celebrate not just the corporate finance sector but the joys of summer too!
The Rainmaker Awards will bring together the West Midlands deals community to celebrate the best deals and teams from the past 12 months, as voted for by the corporate finance community themselves in a one firm, one vote system.
The Summer Party theme and casual dress code, swaps the traditional tuxedos and long speeches for an evening that focuses on recognising and celebrating the best work from the year.
The night will provide an opportunity to network with the leading individuals and firms in the region.
Sponsored by Rhino Interiors
Small Cap (up to £15m):
Premier Paper Group bought Wine Box Company
Gateley, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, BDO, Orbis Partners
Private Equity Exit:
Palatine achieved a 5.8x return on its investment in CTS Group, through a sale to Oakley Capital
Palatine, Clearwater, Gateley, Browne Jacobson, Deloitte
Telecoms firm Wavenet, acquired OGL Computer Support Holdings and its two subsidiaries OGL Computer Support and CyberGuard Technologies
DWF, Squire Patton Boggs, Orbis Partners
Birmingham marketing tech firm Inspired Thinking Group (Team ITG) acquired New Zealand-based Brand Machine
Mercia Asset Management acquired Frontier Development Capital, for £7m and with a further £4m dependent on performance
Friend MTS was backed by private equity firm NorthEdge
Alantra, Fredrikson & Byron PA, Freeths, Gateley, Squire Patton Boggs, Walkers, Appleby, BDO LLP, Friend LLP, KPMG, Keystone Law, Mazars
Matthew Guest, Springboard Corporate Finance
Sponsored by Michael Page