Mid-market

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We're passionate about supporting ambitious companies get to their next stage. Whether creating a highly-skilled and flexible workforce, looking for funding to fuel growth, or expanding internationally, we can help.

Mid-market businesses are in a strong position to prosper in today’s uncertain environment. Unlike smaller businesses, they have often navigated upheaval successfully before. Equally, they don’t have the strict operational structures of corporates, allowing them greater room for maneuver.
 
We see the mid-market as the beating heart of the economy. Dynamic yet experienced, ambitious yet mature – these businesses continue to expand, innovate and grow.
 
Our expertise, approach and passion for the sector mean you can be confident you are working with legal advisers who understand you and will support you at every stage of your journey.

Our lawyers

For each mid-market business, we build an experienced team from across the firm, bringing together sector and business expertise to develop the solutions for the challenges and opportunities you face.

Our experience

As specialists in helping businesses scale, we know what it takes to grow sustainably and we are set up to help you across your entire lifecycle. We: 

  • Find the best funding for your stage of growth
  • Offer commercial and IP guidance as you develop and market new products and services
  • Structure and negotiate your supply chain arrangements
  • Help you attract and retain a flexible, skilled workforce
  • Exploit new market opportunities by acquisitions, joint ventures or exploring international markets

Our experience includes: 

  • Supporting Mick George on its acquisition of the Frimstone Group, resulting in the addition of 10 sites across East Anglia to the group’s business.
  • Supporting Apollo Chemicals on a range of corporate, commercial contracting and IP issues.
  • Assisting Archant over the last two decades, in particular through its journey adjusting to rapid and disruptive changes in the publishing industry, with our work including corporate transactions, group structure and finance, HR, pensions, real estate and commercial agreements.
  • Helping Aquaterra Energy since its establishment, with recent work including advising the management team and owners on a substantial buy-out financed by EV Private Equity, which has allowed the company to embark on a new stage.

Our clients

Our relationships are long-term and vary greatly depending on the needs of the company and their sector. Our clients include:

  • Apollo Chemicals
  • Archant Group
  • Red Gate Software
  • Hughes Electrical
  • Adnams
  • Aquaterra Energy Group
  • Mick George

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