|Mar 2022||£95 million||Advised Fluent Money Group on the sale of a 75% stake in the Group to Mortgage Advice Bureau.|
|Jun 2021||£160 million||Advised ThinCats on its £160 million strategic investment from Wafra Capital Partners.|
|May 2021||Undisclosed||Advised Julian Hodge Bank on the sale of a portfolio of equity release assets.|
|Feb 2021||€3.7 billion||Advised Groupe BPCE on its public tender offer to the minority shareholders of Natixis.|
|Jan 2021||$1 billion||Advised IG Group on its acquisition of tastytrade, Inc.|
|Nov 2019||£1.9 billion||Advised Investec on the demerger of its Asset Management business (rebranding to Ninety One).|
|Sep 2019||Undisclosed||Advised Post Office in the negotiation of the amendments to its financial services partnership with Bank of Ireland.|
|Feb 2019||Undisclosed||Advised Groupe BPCE on the acquisition of a 50.1% stake in Oney Bank and entering into a long term strategic partnership.|
|Apr 2018||Undisclosed||Advised Cabot Square Capital on the sale of LDF to White Oak Global Advisors.|
|Feb 2018||Undisclosed||Advised LDC on the buyback of its stake in Bluestone by the company.|
|Dec 2017||Undisclosed||Advised London and Country Mortgages on the sale of a 25% stake in the business to Experian.|
|May 2016||Undisclosed||Advised Computershare on the acquisition of UKAR's mortgage servicing platform and associated long-term contracts.|
|Sep 2014||£180 million||Advised Investec on the sale of Kensington to Blackstone and TPG.|
|Jun 2013||Undisclosed||Investment banking adviser to the independent valuer.|
|Nov 2011||Undisclosed||Advised Norwich & Peterborough Building Society on its merger with the Yorkshire Building Society.|
|Jul 2010||£38 million||Advised the Kyte Group on the sale of a majority stake to GFI Group.|
|Dec 2009||Undisclosed||Advised Yorkshire Building Society on its merger with the Chelsea Building Society.|
|Oct 2009||£226 million||Advised Barclays on its acquisition of Standard Life Bank.|
|Jun 2009||Undisclosed||Advised the partners of Drydens, a debt litigation law firm, on the sale of the firm to a private buyer.|
|Oct 2008||Undisclosed||Advised Nomura on its acquisition of the Europe and Middle East Equity and Investment Banking Operations of Lehmans.|
|Oct 2008||Undisclosed||Advised Yorkshire Building Society on its merger with Barnsley Building Society.|
|Apr 2007||€140 billion||Advised Barclays PLC on its proposed merger with ABN AMRO.|
|Dec 2006||£210 million||Advised Egg on its acquisition of a minority stake by Prudential plc.|
|Nov 2006||£2.7 billion||Advised London Stock Exchange on the successful defence against an unsolicited offer from NASDAQ.|
|Jun 2006||Undisclosed||Advised Julian Hodge Bank on the sale of Carlyle Finance and Julian Hodge Business Finance to Wesbank.|
|May 2006||Undisclosed||Advised Yorkshire Building Society on its acquisition of Abbey National’s Sharesave Scheme.|
|May 2006||Undisclosed||Advised Alliance & Leicester plc on an unsolicited takeover approach from Crédit Agricole.|
|Dec 2005||£1.5 billion||Advised London Stock Exchange on the successful defence against an unsolicited offer from Macquarie.|
|Jul 2005||£2.9 billion||Advised Barclays PLC on its acquisition of a majority stake in ABSA.|
|Jan 2005||$3.3 billion||Advised Standard Chartered on its acquisition of Korea First Bank.|
|Dec 2004||Undisclosed||Advised London Stock Exchange on the successful defence against unsolicited offers from Deutsche Borse and Euronext.|
|Feb 2004||£40 million||Advised Xchanging on its acquisition of RebusIS.|
|May 2003||€1.1 billion||Advised Barclays on its acquisition of Banco Zaragozano.|
|Feb 2003||£20 million||Advised BWD Securities on the sale of its Administration Services Division.|
|Sep 2001||£28 billion||Advised Bank of Scotland on its merger with Halifax plc.|
|Apr 2001||£1.1 billion||Advised Cazenove on its incorporation.|
|Jan 2001||€407 million||Advised Sampo on its acquisition of Mandatum Bank.|
|Jan 2001||£19.8 billion||Advised Lloyds TSB on its offer for Abbey National|
|Aug 2000||£5.5 billion||Advised Barclays PLC on its acquisition of Woolwich plc.|
|June 2000||£305 million||Advised MG Group plc on its acquisition by Enron.|
|Feb 2000||SEK 23 billion||Advised Stadshypotek on its sale to Svenska Handelsbanken.|
|Feb 2000||£26 billion||Advised NatWest on its takeover by Royal Bank of Scotland.|
|Nov 1999||£10 million||Advised Yorkshire Building Society on its sale of YorkSHARE to TD Waterhouse.|
|Jan 1998||£300 million||Advised Hambros on the sale of its investment bank to Société Générale.|
|Jul 1996||£1.35 billion||Advised The Abbey National Group on its acquisition of National & Provincial Building Society.|
|May 1995||£860 million||Advised SG Warburg Group Plc on the sale of its investment bank to Swiss Bank Corporation.|
Fenchurch is pleased to have advised Cabot Square Capital on the sale of LDF to White Oak Global Advisors.
LDF is one of the largest independent finance providers for SMEs in the UK, catering to over 10,000 clients across a diversified set of industries.
Richard McDougall, Partner at Cabot Square Capital, commented: “Fenchurch fielded an experienced, highly committed and knowledgeable team with a good understanding of the industry and market participants. They provided high quality advice throughout the process and took a thoughtful approach to positioning the LDF business and the structure of the sale process, which resulted in a great outcome for the business and its shareholders.”View / Download PDF >
Fenchurch is pleased to have advised Computershare on its acquisition of UKAR’s mortgage servicing platform. The transaction also involves Computershare being appointed on a seven-year contract to service UKAR’s £30bn of mortgages. In addition, Computershare has entered into separate long-term contracts for the servicing of £11bn of assets purchased by Cerberus from UKAR in November 2015.
Founded in 1978 and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 1994, Computershare is a specialist provider of outsourced financial and governance services across 22 countries on five continents. It employs more than 15,000 people worldwide and has a market capitalisation of AU$5.5bn.
Naz Sarkar, CEO of Computershare UCIA, commented: “We were delighted to have Fenchurch acting for us on this highly strategic transaction. They provided a very wellresourced team that ably supported us throughout a long and complicated process with deep knowledge of the business, detailed analysis and thoughtful advice.”View / Download PDF >
Fenchurch is pleased to have advised Investec on the sale of its intermediary mortgage lending business Kensington to Blackstone and TPG for £180m.
Kensington had £3.7bn gross assets and £165m tangible net assets as at 31 March 2014. Investec’s £1.4bn funding line to Kensington is to be repaid entirely at completion.
The sale forms part of Investec's strategy to simplify and reshape its specialist banking business and substantially reduces the assets within its legacy non-core business. The sale proceeds will be deployed in Investec’s UK specialist banking operations.
Bernard Kantor, Managing Director, Investec, commented: “Fenchurch demonstrated outstanding execution skills and provided clear advice to help us deliver this complex transaction from a value and funding perspective. We were particularly impressed with the commitment of the senior team who were intimately involved throughout the process.”View / Download PDF >
Note – includes transactions advised on by Fenchurch team members at predecessor firms