Corporate finance

Support for the entire business lifecycle

The Cottons Corporate Finance team is dedicated soley to supporting businesses from start-up through to succession.

Whether you’ve got a new idea sparking, exploring shared ownership or a merger or simply thinking of retirement, we’ve got solutions to help at any stage of your business.

We understand the importance of delivering against timetables and targets when it comes to strategic advice – and we also know that choosing the right partner is crucial. That’s why we offer a free, no-obligation exploration workshop with a member of a team to understand your aims and how we can help.

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Who we’ve helped

“Quite how we would have achieved the deal we did, to very tight timelines, so efficiently without the Corporate Finance team at Cotton’s I do not know.”

Ian McPherson, MCP 2 Founder

“From the moment we decided to try and sell the business they worked tirelessly and were locked in from day one on delivering this deal for Guncast on time, efficiently, on budget and to a high professional standard.”

Jack Harding, Guncast CEO

How we help

When it comes to your company’s growth, we leave no stone unturned. Whether you need support with strategic planning, finance raising, a company valuation, business acquisition, or due diligence, we’re here to help get things right first time. 

Business planning

Robust business planning can be the key to future success. We’ll start with your goals and ambitions, and map out a way forward together.

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Sales, mergers & acquisitions

Whether you’re merging, buying or selling, we’ve had huge successes with many clients of all shapes and sizes.

Our sales, mergers & acquisition service >

Exit plannning

Together, we’ll sit down and plan out your future, so when the time comes, you can walk away with your financial future secured.

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Valuations, restructurings & share schemes

If you’re undergoing change, looking to grow or become more flexible, we offer support for valuations, restructurings & share schemes.

Our valuation, restructuring & share scheme service >

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Speak to our expert team

We love a challenge and would be excited to hear how we can help you achieve your goals. Simply give us a call or fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Guy Pain

Guy Pain

Head of Corporate Finance


Adam Schofield

Adam Schofield

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager


Our latest insights

From industry news to opinions from our experts, we’re all about sharing useful information and insight.

It can be hard to keep track of all the financial and regulatory changes or news you need to stay on top of when you’re running a business – but that’s why we’re here. In our blog, you’ll find useful updates and information from our team, stripped of jargon and made easy to understand.

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