West Hill Corporate Finance is led by a team of highly experienced financial services professionals that have advised on transactions with a total value in tens of £billions including a number of successful IPOs and some landmark deals in the financial services sector.
High profile transactions such as originating the $1.7bn KKR sponsored MBO of Willis, the £889m public to private offer acquisition of Brit insurance and advising on the £75m initial equity raise for Metro Bank.
As a direct result of this experience, a significant network of connections have been built up and this provides access to a wide array of opportunities including both bigger ticket transactions as well as small and medium-sized companies led by highly credible management teams.
Over several decades the partners of West Hill have consistently originated, advised on and structured transactions where in many instances clients have obtained very attractive, profitable returns.
The total value of these transactions exceeds £20billion and includes EIS private placings, AIM IPOs as well as some very large landmark deals in UK Financial Services. The network arising from this experience provides unrivalled access to a varied pipeline of exceptional quality.
The partners of West Hill very often personally invest at the same price and terms as clients. Having skin-in-the-game demonstrates a financial commitment to each project and ensures that the interests of West Hill and its clients are directly aligned.
West Hill Capital was established to execute smaller transactions and capital raisings of £1-15m. In recent years, West Hill Capital have raised in excess of £200m for a variety of growth companies in the UK and overseas and across multiple sectors.
Of the £200m that has been raised, the partners of West Hill have personally invested several million pounds into these businesses at the same price and terms as investors.
These companies have also attracted tens of £millions of capital from corporate investors and West Hill often structure deals so that individuals can invest at the same price as major financial institutions, but with the additional benefit of EIS tax breaks.