About Us - Knowledge and experience

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Experience from working with clients
We have an unrivalled track record of the key deals

Finnair

1995

$90m

Transport

Finland

Privatisation

Privatisation of Finnair

Rio Tinto

1995

20bn

Other

UK/Australia

Merger

Synthetic (DLC) merger of RTZ and CRA

Scandic Hotels

1996

200m

Hospitality

Sweden

IPO

IPO of Scandic Hotels

Thistle Hotels

1997

620m

Hospitality

UK

IPO

IPO of Thistle Hotels

BAA consortium

1997

A$1.3bn

Transport

Australia

Acquisition

Acquisition of Melbourne Airport

British Regional Airlines

1998

61m

Transport

UK

IPO

IPO of British Regional Airlines

DHL

1998

           

Transport

Belgium

Disposal

Sale of strategic stake to Deutsche Post

TAP Air Portugal

1999

            

Transport

Portugal

Valuation

Privatisation of TAP

Whitbread

1999

578m

Hospitality

UK

Acquisition

Acquisition of Swallow

Dobbs

1999

$780m

Transport

USA/Switzerland

Acquisition

Acquisition by SAirGroup

Swissair

1999

$230m

Transport

S Africa/Switzerland

Acquisition

Acquisition of strategic stake in SAA

Dynair

1999

$155m

Transport

USA/Switzerland

Acquisition

Acquisition by SAirGroup

LOT Polish Airlines

1999

$183m

Transport

Poland/Switzerland

Disposal

Sale of strategic stake to Swissair

British Midland

1999

457m

Transport

UK/Germany

Disposal

Sale of strategic stake to Lufthansa

easyJet

2000

 

Transport

UK

IPO

IPO of easyJet

DHL

2000

$1.2bn

Transport

Belgium

Financing

Air fleet replacement and financing

Fraport

2001

863m

Transport

Germany

Privatisation

Privatisation of Fraport

Compass

2001

3.3bn

Hospitality

UK

Disposal

Sale of Forte hotel brands

DHL

2003

 

Transport

US/Belgium

Acquisition

Acquisition of Airborne Express

DHL

2003

AUD456m

Transport

Canada/Belgium/Australia

Acquisition

Acquisition of Mayne Loomis Logistics

Holidaybreak

2004

 

Travel

UK/Holland

Acquisition

Acquisition of Bookit

Holidaybreak

2005

 

Travel

UK/Holland

Acquisition

Acquisition of Hotels.nl

Bank of Scotland

2007

925m

Hospitality

UK

Acquisition

Acquisition of NHP

Whitbread

2007

44m

Hospitality

UK

Acquisition

Acquisition of Golden Tulip

Whitbread

2008

19m

Hospitality

UK

Acquisition

Acquisition of hotels from The Real Hotel Company

Carlson and Rezidor

2010

 

Hospitality

US/Belgium/Taiwan

Disposal

Sale of Regent Hotels

Hoseasons

2010

$60m

Travel

UK/US

Disposal

Sale of Hoseasons to Wyndham

Thomas Cook 2013   Travel UK Disposals Various disposals as part of corporate turnaround
Vacalians 2014   Travel France/UK Acquisition Purchase of Canvas Holidays from Wyndham

 

Disclaimer | Sitemap