Directors takeover financial advisers

A group of directors has taken control of a Preston financial advice firm, having completed a management buy-out. Gillian Bardin, Robert Cholmondeley, Glynn Bartley and Phil Rogers have agreed a deal with founders Nigel Taylor and John Patterson to take the majority 55%share in Taylor Patterson financial advisors. The deal sees Gillian Bardin take over … Continued

Parasol effect

A Warrington recruitment specialist honoured for its rapid growth has changed hands in a £24m management buyout. Parasol employs an 80-strong customer support team at its Centre Court offices dealing with more than 15,000 self-employed professionals and 2,500 recruitment agencies covering the IT, engineering, medical and education sectors. Founding partner Rob Crossland, who remains as … Continued

Dealmakers shortlist

Big disposals dominate Dealmakers list Some big ticket disposals have dominated the shortlist for the 2006 Dealmakers Awards to be held for the first time at the Manchester International Convention Centre next Wednesday, 18 October. Dealmakers is often dominated by big private equity investments but the emphasis in 2006 is very much on the successful … Continued