25 April 2018
Spectrum Corporate Finance has been named ‘Corporate Finance Team of the Year’ at the 2018 Thames Valley Deal Awards, following a record year of deal activity in 2017/18 completing 35 deals in the qualifying period, with an aggregate value of over £708m.
Spectrum has retained their title for the fifth year running following their win in the same category at the 2017 and 2014 Thames Valley Deal Awards, and 2016 and 2015 Solent deal awards.
In addition to the team award, Managing Directors Clive Hatchard, Ian Milne and Simon Davies were all shortlisted in the ‘Corporate Finance Adviser of the Year’ category, and Senior Manager Richard Boyden was shortlisted in the ‘Young Dealmaker of the Year’ category.
The Judges commented, “Spectrum has had another record year for deals, has expanded into smart new Thames Valley offices, and now lays claim to being the largest independent corporate finance boutique in the south.”
Ian Milne, Managing Director, commented,
“2017 was a fantastic year for Spectrum and we have had a great start to 2018. We are seeing much greater overseas participation in sale processes and in the last six months 70% of disposals have been to overseas buyers from US, Australia, China and Continental Europe. We have recently relocated our head office in Reading to Abbey Gardens and are moving our London office to new larger offices in the West End to support our city-based clients and the London Private Equity community. We have an extremely dedicated team who work exceptionally hard for our clients and this award is a testimony to their commitment, and the esteem in which they are held by the Thames Valley professional community.”