RG Corporate Finance Partner, Carl Swansbury, crowned as Insider’s Dealmaker of the Year!

RG is delighted to announce that the firm’s Corporate Finance partner, Carl Swansbury, has been named Dealmaker of the Year at the NE Insider Dealmakers Awards.

Carl was presented with the highly sought after accolade at the prestigious ceremony, held at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead on Thursday, 13th September, which celebrated the achievements of the North East’s corporate finance community.

The judges recognised Carl and the Corporate Finance team’s highly-productive 12 months to 30 June 2018 when they advised on a number of “eye-catching transactions” including the £15.1m sale of Crimson to Harvey Nash Group plc, the sale of Squareone Enterprises to Inspired Energy plc, the Management Buy Out of Liberty Vets, the sale of First Freelance to Sovereign-backed, Optionis Group, the £20.1m sale of Gap Personnel to Trust Tech Inc and the sale of Lift-Rite Engineering Group to Benbecula Group.

Carl Swansbury, said: “I am honoured and humbled to have won the Dealmaker of the Year Award at this year’s Insider Dealmakers Awards.  It is an endorsement of the exceptional work our Corporate Finance Team has put in over the past 12 months and the excellent clients we have had the privilege of working with.”

“We would like to thank everyone for the support we have been shown during the past 12 months and our brilliant clients, professional friends, respected peers and esteemed judges who voted for us. I should like to  congratulate the other individuals and firms who won awards, along with those who were shortlisted, in particular the team at Muckle LLP for being named Corporate Law Firm of the Year, Lloyds for winning the Corporate Bank of the Year Award and Philip Clare of Muckle LLP for being crowned Corporate Lawyer of the Year.”

“We are currently advising on a dozen or so transactions and despite the obvious economic and political headwinds we are very much looking forward to another very active year of dealmaking here in the North East!”

For more information about our award winning Corporate Finance team, contact Carl Swansbury on 0191 281 1292 or email carlswansbury@ryecroftglenton.com.