The JC perspective
At Johnston Carmichael we’ve grown our business on our people’s ability to get to grips with yours. Johnston Carmichael is the largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in Scotland with more than 800 staff and partners and 12 offices. With an expert team of 23 corporate finance professionals across Scotland and our international insight gained from being a member of the PKF network, we pride ourselves on delivering innovative solutions on the full range of transactional activity. Read on for some of our deal highlights of 2019 so far…
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Sharp minds on deals
Due diligence undertaken for Springfield Properties on their acquisition of Walker Holdings to the value of £31m.
Lead adviser to Two Rivers Media, who were fundraising for a new TV production company based in Glasgow. We advised the company in raising £3m of funding from a Canadian Media company, Channel 4 and Sir Angus Grossart. 
Lead adviser on the fundraising of £2.5m growth capital for Optimity, a wireless broadband business.
Lead adviser to 3rd Momentum Limited in relation to setting up a joint venture with Global Energy Group.
Lead adviser to the shareholders in the disposal of Thomson Dickson Consulting to Broadstone.
Looking ahead
The team have completed a range of significant deals this year and we’ve shared just a few of these in this newsletter which we hope you’ve enjoyed reading.
Although the wider political environment is presenting challenges to the business community, there are still many options and avenues for our clients as we see a range of M&A opportunities continuing to come to market across Scotland. We have had an exciting six months and we've a strong pipeline of work lined up for the rest of the year, however we continue to look for new opportunities to support both existing and new clients.
Testament to this, within in the past six months, we have further strengthened the team with the addition of two corporate finance directors, an associate director and an executive, taking our team up to 23 across Scotland. To view the whole senior team, visit our website here.

We opened our twelfth office in Dundee in June and we will be using our expertise and knowledge to support the city’s businesses at all stages of their growth journey, helping them to prosper and progress.

At Johnston Carmichael we are committed to supporting businesses and owners from start up to exit and at every stage of the journey. Our experienced team is on hand to advise and we look forward to working with you in the near future.
Graham Alexander
Partner and Head of Corporate Finance
When sharp minds meet, connections grow and relationships flourish.
A selection of our live projects include:
  • Seeking a purchaser to acquire a leading provider of integrated heat transfer and fluid separation solutions.
  • Seeking equity and/or debt funding for a high growth food manufacturer supplying plant-based alternatives to meat, fish and poultry.
  • Seeking equity and/or debt funding for a brand-new state-of-the-art facility in Scotland's central belt offering contract production, packaging and product development to drink producers.
If you are interested in any of these opportunities contact: corporate.finance@jcca.co.uk.
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Our Deals
selected live projects
Looking ahead