"It is exciting to see, against a background of challenging economic conditions, a significant appetite for investment in Greater Manchester and the wider region. "
John McCaffery, tax partner, Alexander and Co
Manchester based chartered accountants and tax advisors Alexander & Co is celebrating a bumper year, as its corporate tax and business advisory team advised on over £100m of deals transacted in the past 12 months.
The team, which advises a wide range of clients across a number of key sectors in the region including manufacturing & engineering, property & construction, tech and health sciences, has continued to go from strength to strength in 2019, with a number of key appointments in 2019, bolstering its services to clients.
One of the most noteworthy deals is advising BGF on its £7.5m Investment for Joloda International Group, which was recently named Deal of the Year (sub £10m), at the Insider North West Dealmakers Awards. Alexander & Co advised on the tax due diligence and assisted with structuring the investment for BGF. Other deals where Alexander & Co provided strategic advice to clients include work with Maven Capital Partners, CorpAcq and Empire Property Holdings.
The corporate tax and business advisory team at Alexander & Co is led by Tax Partner, John McCaffery. Commenting on the bumper year and continued growth of the business he said:
“Over the last 12 months, we have continued to be involved in a number of key deals in the region. It is exciting to see, against a background of challenging economic conditions, a significant appetite for investment in Greater Manchester and the wider region.
“As we approach 2020, we are delighted to already be involved in several key investment transactions, likely to be significant to the regional economy in the forthcoming year. This increasing demand for investment highlights the continued growth potential of the region, despite a potential bumpy start, economically to the New Year.”