The team

Matthew Imison

BA (Hons.), CA
Partner
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In the summer of 2018 Matt relocated to Hong Kong to start Transcend Corporate’s China desk and to build on Transcend’s experience in the region.  Prior to this, Matt joined Transcend Corporate as a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions team in the UK in 2016.

During his career to date Matt has worked on a variety of corporate financings ranging from accelerated M&A and business disposals to raising privately placed debt for a number of high profile European corporates.

Matt started his career with EY in Birmingham where he gained experience of a variety of formal restructurings and advisory work including accelerated M&A and administrations. Before joining Transcend, Matt spent 5 years with Deutsche Bank’s private placement team and was responsible for origination and syndication.  During his time with Deutsche Bank he worked on transactions which raised over $4.5 billion of debt for a number of European corporates and across a range of sectors.

Matt read Economics at Durham University, graduating with a BA (Hons) and is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).

Shown below are some of the transactions and financings in which Matt has been involved to date.

Transaction experience includes:

  • Sale of VACGEN Limited to Agathos Management LLP
  • Sale of two10 degrees Limited to Nova Group
  • Raising $800m of privately placed debt for Wolseley PLC
  • Raising £50m of privately placed debt for Origin Housing Ltd
  • Raising £80m of privately placed debt for Newlon Housing Ltd
  • Raising $325m of privately placed debt for Molkerei Alois Müller GmbH
  • Raising $400m of privately placed debt for QIAGEN N.V.
  • Raising $380m (equiv.) of privately placed debt for Fritz Dräxlmaier GmbH
  • Raising £100m of privately placed debt for Alliance Trust PLC
  • Raising $1.25bn of privately placed debt for BASF SE
  • Raising $315m of privately placed debt for UK Power Networks Services Holdings Ltd
  • Raising $199m of privately placed debt for Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA
  • Pre-packaged administration and sale of business and assets for Whittard of Chelsea Ltd
  • Administration of Speedferries Ltd
  • Administration of Bristol Bending Services Ltd
  • Special PPP Administration of Metronet
  • Administration of Kaupthing, Singer and Friedlander

Ian Aldridge

Chairman

Steve Bartlett

Partner

Dimitar Arnaudov

Analyst

James Cooper

Partner

Joe Chiles

Assistant manager

Jill Curtis

Finance Director

Tom Nash

Executive

Ian Curtis

Partner

Matthew Imison

Partner

Eugenie Clay

Personal Assistant

Jane Williams

Assistant Director