Our Corporate team has been named the North East’s most active legal advisor for deals in the region for the first quarter of 2022 by Experian who track deal activity across the UK.
Ranked 5th Nationally
The team are not just the most active in the North East for the quarter but are the 5th most active legal advisor in the UK.
20 deals done in the North East
During the quarter we advised on 20 transactions in the North East, including advising former North East Company of the Year, Aspire Technology Solutions, in a leading deal which saw the company secure significant investment from mid-market private equity firm LDC, valuing the business at £85m.
Check out the full Experian report for more details (see page 41 for the North East section).
Top of the table
Anthony Evans, Partner and Head of the Corporate team, said: ‘This underlines a really encouraging start to the year for us. It has been great to help our clients deliver some fantastic deals during the first three months. Our pipeline for the second and third quarters looks very positive too, which is great news
North East M&A deal value reached a total of £674m