Keebles named one of the most active legal advisors in Yorkshire by Experian

22nd May 2019

Keebles have been named as one of the most active legal advisers in Yorkshire's deal-making market during the first quarter of 2019.

Our award-winning firm was named the second most active dealmaker in Yorkshire and the Humber in the latest M&A Review, which is compiled by Experian Market IQ, after completing seven transactions. Two of the most significant deals secured by our team so far this year include a multi-million-pound fundraising package from UK Steel Enterprise (-UKSE), the investment subsidiary of Tata Steel, together with additional working capital facilities for Rotherham-based flooring company Tekfloor Limited. Alongside this, we have represented Ask4 Group in its the acquisition of IT support and have also managed services provider Birchenall Howden, which will allow the Group to offer unique end to end support to its growing customer base across Europe. Following a record-breaking 2018, where deals exceeded over half a million pounds, Partner and Head of the Corporate Team Matt Ainsworth said: -We're very pleased with our start to 2019. The number of deals we have been involved in not only shows the activity in the market but also how we are performing as a team of advisers. -Our corporate transactions team has been very busy during the first quarter, which bodes well for the rest of the year. I cannot speak highly enough about the quality of work they produce every single day. -It is also pleasing to be involved with some very high-profile deals between companies that are leaders in their field. Matt also said the review was a testament to the hard work of the team: -We take great pride in our work and put every effort into ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. Our clients have poured their heart and soul into their businesses so deserve the same from us. -We take great satisfaction from achieving the results our clients wanted.

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