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WilliamsAli offers a focused, high quality service to help businesses and their shareholders realise their ambitions.  Our tailored service is delivered with independence, empathy and a deep understanding of our clients’ objectives.  Our team has extensive deal experience acquired over many years of taking a leading role in business sales, MBOs, acquisitions, private equity transactions and fundraising.

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Abu Ali Partner

Scaling up or winding down?
Looking to grow, or to exit?
We’re here for you.

WilliamsAli offers a focused, high quality service to help businesses and their shareholders realise their ambitions.  Our tailored service is delivered with independence, empathy and a deep understanding of our clients’ objectives.  Our team has extensive deal experience acquired over many years of taking a leading role in business sales, MBOs, acquisitions, private equity transactions and fundraising.

What’s your plan?

Phil Williams Partner

Strategic corporate finance advice for entrepreneurs, shareholders and investors

Our award-winning team of dealmakers has broad and deep experience in providing practical and commercial advice to a wide range of clients, of all shapes and sizes and across numerous sectors. Whether our clients are in the early stages of development, planning to expand or considering their exit options, we thrive on working alongside them to plan ahead and achieve their desired outcome.

WilliamsAli offers a focused, high quality service to help businesses and their shareholders realise their ambitions.  Our tailored service is delivered with independence, empathy and a deep understanding of our clients’ objectives.  Our team has extensive deal experience acquired over many years of taking a leading role in business sales, MBOs, acquisitions, private equity transactions and fundraising.

Years of successful deal experience across a range of sectors and transactions

We act for clients throughout the North East region and the UK. Our deal experience ranges from working with PLCs to large established privately-owned companies to exciting new ventures. We thrive on working closely with quality people in quality businesses.

Todd & Cue

Sector: Insurance
Deal: Debt finance

Todd & Cue, a leading North East corporate insurance broker, completed a seven-figure debt refinance package provided by specialist mid-market lender, ThinCats.

Equiwatt

Sector: Green energy
Deal: Growth capital

Equiwatt, a demand side response technology platform which pays energy consumers to switch off at peak times, completed a £300k funding round supported by the Mercia-managed North East Venture Fund and an experienced angel investor.

Okkulo

Sector: Sports tech
Deal: Growth capital and debt

Okkulo, a sports technology business which has created a system using vision and light science to improve reaction times of elite athletes, secured investment through a debt and equity fundraise.

Ocean Coatings

Sector: Specialist coatings technology
Deal: Growth capital

Ocean Coatings, a specialist in the development of coatings products for the marine and offshore sectors, secured angel investment to support its future growth plans.

Smart Utility Management

Sector: Business energy
Deal: Exit (Private Equity backed)

Smart Utility Management, a third-party intermediary providing energy supply switching services to UK SMEs, was acquired by Make It Cheaper, a sector-leading consolidator backed by ECI Partners.

Latest news, updates & insights

18th June 2021

North East entrepreneur adds to nursery chain with latest acquisition

Andrea Townsley’s award-winning nursery group is the new owner of Little Ladybirds Day Nursery in Preston Farm. The nursery was acquired from previous owner Lesley Thompson for an undisclosed sum. The 110-place nursery opened in 2003 and in 2017 it

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29th September 2020

Tech start-up secures six-figure investment for app roll-out

Equiwatt’s app enables users to turn off appliances simultaneously as a community, leading to reductions in collective demand and creating energy efficiency, with the business having received £300,000 through a funding round involving the Mercia-managed North East Venture Fund and

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22nd September 2020

Corporate insurance broker secures seven-figure refinance deal

A Gateshead-based corporate insurance broker has secured a seven-figure refinance deal. Todd & Cue specialises in the placement of insurance programmes for a wide spectrum of clients, including public companies, recognised professional practices, financial institutions, private companies, partnerships and sole

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WilliamsAli is committed to building close, long-standing relationships with our clients. We want to talk to business owners, management teams and entrepreneurs about their ideas, plans and what comes next. It is never too early to have those conversations about the future, and we are always happy to talk. What’s your plan?

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