10th September 2020

Sports tech firm eyes further growth with six-figure investment

A North Tyneside-based sports tech firm is eyeing further growth after securing a six-figure investment. Okkulo has created a system using vision and light science to help improve reaction times in athletes of all levels, with the business having secured

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1st September 2020

What’s your plan?

Founding partners Abu Ali and Phil Williams provide a unique brand of commercial, intelligent advice to business owners and entrepreneurs across the North East and further afield. Their tailored service helps businesses and shareholders take control of their key transformational

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6th April 2020

Buyout sees launch of Williams Ali Corporate Finance

A Newcastle-based corporate finance specialist has announced a buyout deal, which takes the business into its next phase of growth after a successful first year.  Founding partners Abu Ali and Phil Williams have exercised an option to complete the buy-out

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4th February 2020

Ocean Coatings secures fresh investment ahead of expansion

Darlington-based Ocean Coatings is preparing for growth after securing a ‘transformational’ investment from an angel investor. The company, which was founded in 2015 by product development specialist Keith McGregor, was supported by the team at Leathers Corporate Finance with legal

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22nd July 2019

Energy utility management firm snapped up by PE-back group

A County Durham-based energy utility management and switching services provider has been acquired by private equity-backed Make it Cheaper (MIC). Smart Utility Management uses a team of field-based sales consultants to generate leads through face-to-face meetings, and enjoys a strong

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