Clarion shortlisted for six categories at the Insider’s Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards 2018

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Following the recent announcement of the TRI Awards’ shortlist, which saw Roger Hutton and the Corporate Recovery and Insolvency Team celebrating nominations for their work, Clarion has received more great news with the release of the nominees for the Insider’s Yorkshire Dealmakers Award 2018.

The Awards are the big annual event for the deal-making community.

Clarion has been shortlisted for the Corporate Law Firm of the Year.  Other firms shortlisted in this category are Addleshaw Goddard, Womble Bond Dickinson, Squire Patton Boggs, Walker Morris and Pinsent Masons. 

Clarion has also been shortlisted for the Community Award, which recognises companies and individuals who have done great voluntary work for charitable causes and outside of their office hours.

Clarion is also up for the award for Deal of the Year (below £5m), alongside Grant Thornton, Squire Patton Boggs and Oakley Advisory, for the NorthEdge Capital investment in Iportalis. This deal ensured the award-winning cloud services specialists iPortalis was backed by a multi-million pound growth capital investment from NorthEdge Capital, enabling its global expansion.

Clarion is also up for two awards in the Deal of the Year (between £5 - £25m) category.

One is for the £6m BGF investment in Northern Escalator Installations, for which Clarion is nominated alongside BGF, BHP Corporate Finance, and Schofield Sweeny. This deal saw the specialist engineering business Northern Escalator Installations secure a £6.4m investment from BGF to support its expansion in the UK and Europe.

The second nomination in this category is for the Walkers Transport MBO. The management buyout of this logistics specialist was backed by the independent investment firm Total Capital Partners, which is nominated alongside our firm, as well as BHP Corporate Finance, BDO, Graphene Partners, and Walker Morris.

And a special mention goes to Sarah Harrison, who has been nominated for Emerging Dealmaker of the Year. Congratulations!

The awards are due to be held on 22 November 2018 at New Dock Hall in Leeds.

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