News

Daniel Domberger | Sep 2018

BestX has been acquired by State Street

BestX, provider of ML-led fintech software for data analytics and start-up of the year 2018, has been acquired by State Street

Oliver Jerome, Co-founder & Director of BestX, commented: “Technically brilliant and tactically astute, the Livingstone team looked after us every step of the way. They developed a deep understanding of our business and our market in a very short period of time, allowing them to offer invaluable advice. We are delighted with the outcome and grateful to them for their insight, expertise, and dedication.”
News
Media & Technology
Sell-side

Blog

Jamie Hutton | Sep 2018

UK high street

The experience-led evolution on the UK high street

Jamie Hutton explores the experience-led evolution on the UK high street. Could the companies that threatened its future be the same ones that save it?
Blog
Consumer

News

Patrick Groarke | Sep 2018

British Private Equity Awards 2018

British Private Equity Awards 2018 – Corporate Financier of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Livingstone has been shortlisted for Corporate Financier of the Year at the British Private Equity Awards 2018.
News

In The Press

Barry Sheehan | Sep 2018

Packaging News, Packaging Newsletter 2018

UK & Ireland packaging M&A ‘remains robust’

According to Livingstone’s Director, Barry Sheehan, "The high level of deal activity in the packaging sector demonstrates the eagerness of strategic acquirers to use M&A to generate synergies, increase market share and acquire technical know-how.”
In The Press
Industrial

News

Jochen Hense | Aug 2018

GESCO acquires specialised equipment supplier to the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and water technology industries

Livingstone’s Industrial sector team has advised GESCO AG on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Sommer & Strassburger GmbH Co. KG.
News
Industrial
Buy-Side

In The Press

Nick Field | Aug 2018

Specialist Lending Market, Mortgage Solutions Magazine

Specialist lending market remains attractive with strong acquisitions pipeline

Livingstone’s Nick Field provides insight into how the specialist lending market has been generating investment interest, for Mortgage Solutions magazine.
In The Press
Business Services

Publications

Barry Sheehan | Aug 2018

Capsule packaging, Packaging News, UK Packaging Newsletter, August 2018

Packaging Newsletter, August 2018

2018 is proving to be a robust year for UK Packaging M&A, in terms of both deal volume and valuation levels.
Publications
Industrial

Blog

Will Evans | Aug 2018

Will Evans

The rise of the self-employed consultant and ‘gig consulting’

It has been widely recognised for some time that consulting firms have greater intrinsic value when they adopt an ‘employed’ model as opposed to leveraging a network of self-employed consultants under an ‘associate’ model. Livingstone's Will Evans explores how is the sector reacting to this growing pool of self-employed consultants?
Blog
Business Services

Blog

Joe Austin | Aug 2018

Insurance broking

Commoditisation & consolidation in the insurance broking industry

The insurance broking industry in the UK is worth £14.9bn and has grown steadily at 2.8% p.a. since 2013. However, the industry is now reaching an inflection point in the midst of growing commoditisation and consolidation. This is having a profound effect on the M&A market.
Blog
Business Services