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Steve Bartlett

D0118 359 3207
M07711 026899
SB0121 295 6666

Steve is a Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions team at Transcend Corporate. He has spent over 25 years as a corporate finance adviser, in large and medium accounting firms and investment banking. He has advised on a large number of mandates, encompassing buy-side, sell-side, management buy-outs, fund raising and strategic advice.

Steve qualified at PwC, where he was member of the national private equity advisory team. Latterly he was a partner in the corporate finance advisory team at BDO in London.

Steve has also spent time working in private equity and leveraged finance.

Steve is a graduate of the University of Swansea and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Transactions led include:

  • MBO of Mentor Group funded by Frontier Development Capital
  • Sale of Technology Blueprint to Volaris
  • Sale of Connect Assist to Maximus Inc
  • Acquisition of Ultracomms by Babble
  • Sale of Koris Communications Group to MXLG Acquisitions
  • Sale of Butler and Young Group to Socotec UK
  • Sale of Exceedra to AFS Technologies
  • Sale of clckwrk to Remote Data Experts
  • Fund raising and equity restructuring of Connect Assist Limited
  • Sale of alwaysON Group to Cloud Direct
  • BIMBO of Connect Communications, funded by LDC
  • Support to PE backed portfolio business during debt/covenant re-negotiation
  • Advice to the management of Meteo Group during €190m buy-out backed by General Atlantic
  • Advice to LDC during the £18m buy-out of Property Software group from Guardian Media
  • Acquisition advice to privately owned contract catering business
  • Advice to the management of Key Retirement Solutions during the £35m buy-out backed by Phoenix Equity Partners
  • Advice to the management of World Trade Group during the £27m buy-out backed by Kester Capital
  • Advice to the management of Peveral during the £60m buy-out backed by Chamonix Private Equity and Electra
  • Advice to the management of Cath Kidston during the £106m buy-out backed by TA Associates
  • Advice to Phoenix Equity Partners during the £40m buy-out of Musto
  • £15m sale of Mountain Warehouse to Arev LLP
  • Advice to management of Kurt Gieger when undertaking £46m buy-out backed by Barclays Private Equity
  • Distressed sale of boutique corporate finance advisory firm
  • Advice to Primary Capital when undertaking £15m buy-out of Pacific Direct

Steve Bartlett


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Personal Assistant

Chloe Fisher