10th November 2023

WilliamsAli supports Jackson Hogg to secure investment

A leading north east recruitment and outsourced HR business is looking to create hundreds of jobs in the North East in the next five years as it continues to see soaring local, national and global demand for its specialist services

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8th September 2023

WilliamsAli supports buyout for Impress Engineering

A precision engineering business is set for significant investment through coming under new ownership in a management buy-out, after its founders unveiled their plans to retire.   Impress Group has grown since being founded in 1997 to become a key

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5th September 2023

Lucy Elliott joins WilliamsAli Corporate Finance

Lucy Elliott joins WilliamsAli as Associate Director to reinforce its continuing reputation as a leading provider of specialist dealmaking expertise in the region’s M&A landscape.   As one of the region’s most highly regarded corporate finance specialists Lucy has nearly

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19th May 2023

Basketball Means Business For North East Firms

A basketball tournament will bring together professional services firms from across the region to raise money for the Eagles Community Foundation. The event, organised by WilliamsAli Corporate Finance, will see 30 businesses compete against each other in a 3×3 basketball

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16th May 2023

Top Dealmaker joins WilliamsAli Corporate Finance as Chairman

Top Dealmaker joins WilliamsAli Corporate Finance as Chairman WilliamsAli, the North East’s specialist M&A boutique, has announced that award-winning Dealmaker, Paul Kaiser, has taken up the position of Chairman. Having established a trusted and respected position in the region’s corporate

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3rd August 2022

WilliamsAli supports The Lakes Distillery fundraise to aid future growth

North East specialist Corporate Finance boutique, WilliamsAli is pleased to announce that it has supported The Lakes Distillery in securing funding from specialist lender, Beechbrook Capital. Nestled on the shore of Bassenthwaite Lake, near Keswick, in The Lake District, The

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8th June 2022

WilliamsAli boosts team with Corporate Finance Director appointment

WilliamsAli, the North East’s specialist M&A boutique, has announced the appointment of Simon Hewitson as Corporate Finance Director. With their fresh and independent approach to the corporate finance sector, WilliamsAli is well known for providing its own unique brand of

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5th January 2022

What’s in store for the deals market in 2022?

Abu and Phil, the dealmakers behind WilliamsAli Corporate Finance, look back on a buoyant year of mergers and acquisitions activity, and share their outlook for 2022. With its fresh approach to the deals sector, WilliamsAli is well known for providing

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2nd December 2021

North East Dealmakers on a mission to challenge the status quo

In the three years since Abu Ali and Phil Williams launched WilliamsAli, it’s fair to say they’ve shaken up the North East corporate finance scene. With their fresh approach to the deals sector, WilliamsAli is now well known for providing

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30th November 2021

UK’s fastest growing Bodyshop Group, completes key North East acquisition

A family-owned vehicle repair network, which employs 64 people across its five sites based around the North East region has been acquired by the UK’s fastest growing specialist repair group in a significant private- equity backed deal. Newcastle advisors played

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8th August 2021

Pureclean Care Care acquired by vehicle cleaning specialist, LPW Group

Vehicle cleaning specialist LPW Group has completed its second acquisition in six months after taking on one of the largest commercial valeting businesses in the North East. Founded in 2008 by Paul Iley, Pureclean Car Care has enjoyed strong growth

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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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