Leonard Curtis’ £15 Million Joint Investment

In UK Hill Dickinson, advised on the matter.

Hill Dickinson advised Leonard Curtis with a team including Ian Riggs (Picture – Corporate M&A).

Leonard Curtis is one of the UK’s largest independent firms specialising in corporate recovery, insolvency and business restructuring.

Now, in a deal that values Leonard Curtis at £40 million, north-west based multi-family investment office, Arete, has joined forces with investment vehicle Svella, a Carlisle-headquartered investment and acquisition vehicle, to lead a £15 million private investment into the business solutions group.

Leonard Curtis currently employs over 200 staff across its 18 UK offices and in the last financial year generated revenues of £25 million and EBITDA of £6 million. It offers a range of financial solutions to SMEs and businessowners, including corporate restructuring and insolvency, legal services via LC Legal and finance raising via Reach Commercial Finance.

Hill Dickinson’s Corporate partner Ian Riggs (Picture), legal director James Down and associate Harriet Adgie advised the management of Leonard Curtis on the investment.

Involved fees earner: Harriet Adgie – Hill Dickinson; James Down – Hill Dickinson; Ian Riggs – Hill Dickinson;

Law Firms: Hill Dickinson;

Clients: Leonard Curtis;

Author: Giulia Di Palma