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Springboard Corporate Finance

Springboard Corporate Finance  

Investment Banking | England

tel: +44 845 838 1680 | fax:
Cathedral Place | Birmingham | B2 5QB | England

Main Contacts

Ben Bolt

Ben BoltPartner

Simon Ward

Simon WardPartner


Birmingham, England | London, England | Nottingham, England

Representative Clients

Springboard Corporate Finance's Overview

Springboard Corporate Finance is a market leading investment banking firm focused on providing strategic, commercial and financial advice and support to a range of clients. We work in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Springboard Corporate Finance focuses exclusively on the following services:

• Disposals - Full or partial business sales and exits
• Retained advisory - strategic, commercial and financial support
• Acquisitions - supporting corporates and management teams – identifying targets and executing deals
• Raising finance – working capital or development capital – typically debt or private equity/venture capital

We work across a range of industry sectors and our partners all have extensive experience of working as both advisors and principals bringing a deep understanding of all parties to any transaction.

Springboard is wholly owned by its partners who have combined experience of more than 75 years of successful deal making. We recognise that a transaction represents a pivotal moment in the life of a business or entrepreneur and bring a constructive, professional and creative approach.

Springboard Corporate Finance has offices in Birmingham, Nottingham and London.

  • Year this Office was Established: 2005

Areas of Expertise
  • Acquisition Searches
  • Business planning
  • Business services
  • Consumer markets
  • Corporate Acquisitions
  • Corporate development
  • Debt advisory
  • Equity release
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Management advisory
  • Management Buy-Ins
  • Management Buy-Outs
  • Manufacturing & engineering
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Partial sale
  • Private equity
  • Professional services
  • Raising acquisition finance
  • Raising Development Capital
  • Raising working capital finance
  • Retained corporate finance advisor
  • Secondary Buy-Outs
  • Selling companies
  • Strategy
  • Structuring and negotiating transactions
  • Succession planning
  • Technology
  • Valuation
  • Venture capital
  • Wholesale and logistics


Ben Bolt

Ben BoltPartner

Simon Ward

Simon WardPartner


James Bailey

James BaileyDirector

Jamie Berry

Jamie BerryAssistant Director

Matthew Guest

Matthew GuestAssistant Director

Bethany Leadbeater

Bethany LeadbeaterTeam Assistant

David Lee

David LeeManager

Pauline So

Pauline SoAnalyst

Jonathan Wright

Jonathan WrightAssistant Director


Springboard Advise on the Strategic Sale of Easy Autocentres to Goodyear
Springboard Corporate Finance, June 2020

Easy Autocentres is a leading fast-fit provider of tyres, exhausts, batteries and car servicing, operating from 17 sites across the wider Midlands. As one of the largest independent service providers in the UK the purchase of the HiQ branded units represents a strategic acquisition for Goodyear. Chris Kisby, Managing Director and majority shareholder of Easy Autocentres, who has extensive experience within the tyre industry and fast fit sector commented that “Having developed Easy Autocentres through acquisition over the past 12 years I am delighted to have concluded the sale to Goodyear...

Springboard Advise Longstanding Client Arden Fine Foods on Tertiary Management Buy Out
Springboard Corporate Finance, May 2020

Arden Fine Foods, a leading sourcer and supplier of biscuits and bakery products based in Coventry, has been acquired by its management team, led by Managing Director Helen Young and Finance Director Andy Mewis, for an undisclosed sum. The deal is the second MBO Springboard have advised on at Arden in the last five years. The transaction was completed with funding from Barclays Corporate Team. The current shareholders of Arden retain a significant financial interest in the business. The deal represents an exit for Arden Executive Chairman Gary Barr...

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