"Raj's ability to quickly understand our business, to focus our attention on what mattered, and to help us implement the necessary changes over several years, was instrumental in making us an attractive business to acquire, and achieving a substantial valuation on exit. His drive, enthusiasm for our business and determination to see us succeed stood out for me."
CEO, International Training Provider
"Raj devised, led and delivered a complex management buy out transition which achieved a fantastic outcome for all concerned. His huge energy, ability to anticipate and tackle the issues, coupled with a strong commercial instinct made all the difference. I would recommend Raj in an instant."
Group CEO, Global Food Group. Transaction size £35m
"I just wanted to say a big thank you to both of you for all of your support and assistance over the past months, but particularly the efforts that you have made in the last few weeks. James to do this with a new addition to the family has been nothing short of heroic.
"I know that the process has been helped along, not only by your expertise and professionalism, but also by the personal touches and support."
Owner, marketing Services sector. Transaction size £5m
"We engaged late in the year to help with disposal of our privately owned business. By early April we had successfully disposed of our small private business to a FTSE 100 company. The result exceeded all the shareholders expectations. James Heywood was a key person in the whole process delivering both technically and personally to us. Good communication, ability to deliver to tight deadlines and a great team player."
Director, Oil and Gas Services sector. Transaction size £20m
"You've been thoroughly professional at all stages and guided us well through the sometimes murky waters of corporate M&A. We had the best team!!"
Joint CEO, Marketing sector
"James’s guidance through our MBO process enabled us to execute the deal at the optimum price and with the minimum of disruption to the on-going business. Of all the individuals involved in this process James stood out for his exemplary levels of professionalism and integrity and I have had no hesitation in recommending his services to my peer group.
I have welcomed his continued involvement in our business and I have the greatest respect for his comments and suggestions."
VC backed CEO , TMT (Security) sector
"We completed the sale within extremely tight timescales using an innovative process which allowed us to quickly reach a group of global acquirers. Raj's project management skills and attention to detail were essential to keep the deal on track and close the sale to an overseas purchaser in what were particularly challenging circumstances."
Founder and Director, Technology and Software Sector