We first opened our doors back in 2013 and since then we have grown to create a full advisory offering for the mid-market, operating across 23 offices in the UK and in several key financial centres around the world.
Since we opened our London office back in 2014, it has grown rapidly and today we have more than 50 advisory professionals covering all our core services. The team are members of numerous networks and membership organisations across London and are well connected to the capital’s professional and business community.
We launched our Corporate Finance team in 2017, with the arrival of Managing Director Mark Lucas. Since then, the team have gone from strength to strength and they are now recognised leaders in lower and mid-market deals, and are closely aligned with acquisitive buyer groups throughout the UK and internationally.
In 2018, Gavin Pearson and Gordon Hodgen joined our expanding London office with a team of five, and established our Forensic Accounting & Investigations team. Since then, we have continued to grow across the UK and internationally, offering expertise in forensic accounting, expert witness and dispute advisory, investigations, forensic technology and valuations.
The Cypriot team is led by Managing Directors Andrew Andronikou and Constantinos Ioannou. Both are licensed insolvency practitioners in Cyprus, with combined experience of more than 30 years in corporate recovery and reconstruction work.
Our merger with Kingsland Business Recovery saw the firm open three new offices across the Midlands and Yorkshire
Our first office to open in Scotland is led by Ian Wright, a managing director in our Restructuring & Insolvency team. A highly experienced and established office, they work with Scotland’s professional services community and SMEs to provide restructuring and advisory support across the region.
Following our success in Cyprus and Mauritius, our Cayman office expands our international presence in line with our strategic ambition to develop our cross-border advisory capabilities and expand our service offering in selected offshore centres.
Our merger with Essex-based business management consultancy Aspect Plus Limited (Aspect Plus) further strengthens our presence in the South East. The office in Brentwood has an experienced team of seven professionals led by one of our managing directors, Gary Thompson.
As part of the move, all 40 professionals from the firm’s Thames Valley team – previously based in Marlow – relocated to Maidenhead. The new office is headed up by Managing Directors Frank Wessely and Chris Newell, working alongside Ian Barton, a Managing Director in the firm’s Corporate Finance team.
Led by managing director Yaser Dajani, the office is our fourth international location – including Cyprus, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius. The Middle East team are located at Index Towers in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and provide the full suite of expert advisory services to businesses across the Middle East and Africa.
Our eDiscovery service meets an increased demand for electronic investigations from the legal sector. The team is headed up by newly appointed Director of eDiscovery Ben Hammerton, and will be an extension of our established forensic accounting and investigations arm.
Our joint venture with property advisors Cap Real Estate Advisory (CRE) was launched to meet the increasing need for property restructuring expertise. The new service combines CRE’s market leading advisory offering with our restructuring, insolvency and tax expertise to add value and enhance client outcomes.
Strengthening our position as a key player in complex cross-border advisory work, our BVI office is led by Director, Toni Shukla. Working closely with the local professional community, the team will provide a full advisory offering including restructuring and insolvency, cross-border asset recovery, investigations, and eDiscovery.
Earlier this year we launched our first office in Singapore to support the APAC region. Led by Luke Furler, who also serves as head of Asia, our team offers highly sought-after expertise in cross-border insolvencies involving multi-jurisdictional litigation and asset recoveries, in addition to forensic accounting.
Our Debt Advisory team works closely with our Corporate Finance and Restructuring teams to provide commercial and situational expertise to clients. We advise management teams where a transaction or business requires funding or if support is needed to understand what financing options are available on a transaction, or to put into effect a growth or restructuring plan.
Following the demands for our services in Asia Pacific and establishing new offices in Singapore, we have entered into a strategic alliance with Syndey-based Insolvency expert, Cathro & Partners. Having a presence in Australia through the alliance with Cathro & Partners strengthens our position across the region.
In March 2023 our parent company, the K3 Capital Group, was acquired by an affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP. The acquisition of K3 will provide further investment in its existing businesses, driving growth through new technologies and additional resources, whilst providing access to capital that will enable K3 to continue its diversification through the acquisition of synergistic and complementary businesses.