Grant Thornton completes hat-trick of US deals

Grant Thornton UK LLP’s Thames Valley Corporate Finance team has completed on three transactions to US private equity-backed companies within the first quarter of 2022, as activity levels continue to remain strong after a record 2021. The first of the three deals is the sale of international development consultancy IMC Worldwide, as it joins the […]

PayPoint announces investment in Optus Homes

31 March, Welwyn Garden City: PayPoint has today announced a £750k investment in Optus Homes, a leading app for tenants to manage their home rental account. The deal will see the PayPoint Group make an investment in the company, building on the recently-signed commercial partnership positioning PayPoint as the preferred payment provider within the app. […]

Grant Thornton grows specialist transfer pricing team

Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has promoted Dan Zaidman to Director within its expanding South England transfer pricing team. The appointment comes at a time of significant growth for the currently ten-strong Southern transfer pricing division, which is led by Grant Thornton partner Imran Khan, with other recent appointments including two new […]

Financial accounting expert Pinkesh Patel promoted to Partner at Grant Thornton

Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has bolstered its Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team by appointing Pinkesh Patel to Partner. Based in the Thames Valley, Pinkesh helps lead Grant Thornton’s 40-strong national FAAS team, which provides expert financial reporting and accounting advice as well as on-demand resource solutions to firms that […]


The Thames Valley region’s credentials as the ideal location for dynamic and ambitious companies to thrive will mean it will continue to attract investor interest in 2022, according to Grant Thornton UK LLP.   Reflecting on an “outstanding” 2021 for deals, Peter Jennings, Corporate Finance Partner at Grant Thornton is confident the high concentration of […]

Componentised banking will upend business lending

Trade Ledger forecasts the business lending model will be up-ended in the space of the next 3 years as it releases its Business Finance Predictions 2022 report   London, 28th February 2022 – Global technology provider for the commercial banking and financial services industry, Trade Ledger, has published its Business Finance Predictions 2022 report, bringing […]

£2.6 million pre-seed funding for next generation virus diagnostic company OxDX

The corporate team at Penningtons Manches Cooper has advised OxDX on the completion of its spin-out from Oxford University and its £2.6 million pre-seed funding. The funding will be used to develop its AI-powered diagnostic technology, which will be used to improve the speed, cost and accuracy of diagnostics worldwide.