AG's Manchester Corporate team is celebrating a strong start to 2017 having advised PE house LDC, and Salford based Frenkel Topping, a leading Independent Financial Adviser, on their respective investments into two expanding businesses in the space of one week.


AG advised LDC on the management buyout (MBO) of Fishawack Group, a medical communications agency headquartered in Knutsford. LDC's investment will allow Fishawack to develop its buy-and-build strategy in a series of targeted acquisitions. The team was led by Partner Paul Medlicott and Managing Associate George Danczak.

The Corporate team also advised Frenkel Topping, on its investment to FCFM Group Properties IV, a principal investment firm. The team consisted of Partner Roger Hart and Managing Associate Oliver Hincks.

The team, which is recognised as the dominant player in the local deals market, continues to advise on M&A, private equity and IPO transactions, and is celebrating outstanding results from 2016, advising on more than 40 deals totalling over £6.8bn for the region's highest profile companies.

Notes to Editor

The team recently advised on deals including the Co-operative Group on its sale of 298 stores to McColls, Accrol on its £93m AIM IPO, and CCL Industries on its $1.13bn acquisition of Innovia.

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Paul Medlicott

Paul Medlicott

Partner, Private Equity
Manchester

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George Danczak

George Danczak

Managing Associate, Corporate Finance
Manchester, UK

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