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Corporate Finance Team recognised at the South East Dealmakers Awards

19 February 2020

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James Cowper Kreston is delighted to have been recognised at the recent South East Dealmakers awards for its involvement in the Private Equity Deal of the Year, James Cowper Kreston acted as Lead Adviser to LDC on its investment in the management buy-out of Amberjack.

Amberjack is the UK’s market leading specialist in designing and delivering Early Careers and large scale recruitment programmes for blue chip organisations. Based in Berkshire, Amberjack provides its specialist services and software products to many of the UK’s largest employers, with a particular focus on Early Careers candidates - specifically graduates, school leavers and apprenticeship programmes. It uses proprietary cloud-based software tools to automate processes, manage application volumes and provide data driven insights to help assess and select candidates and also provide a professional experience to candidates. Its clients include major organisations such as Unilever, GSK, Mars, Network Rail, BP, Heathrow Airport, Virgin Media Liberty Global and members of the Big Four.

Corporate Finance Partner, Stuart Williams who led the deal on James Cowper Kreston’s side said: “We are thrilled to have had our work, along with the work of the other teams involved, recognised by this award. The Dealmakers Awards recognise the very best in the industry so we consider this a tremendous achievement. Congratulations to all of the other winners, in particular Cynthia Bostock, CEO Amberjack, who was named Entrepreneur of the Year on the night."