DMH Stallard shortlisted five times in the 2016 Dealmakers Awards

20 Jan 2016

DMH Stallard has been shortlisted an impressive five times for Insider’s South East Dealmakers Awards 2016.

The firm’s achievements include: two nominations in the Corporate Lawyer of the Year category, for Partners Abigail Owen and Jonathan Grant; two nominations in the Deal of the Year (transaction size under £10m) category, for negotiating the management buyout of Brighton based artisan coffee business Small Batch Coffee Company, and for the sale of Lewes based publishing business Ivy Press to Quarto Publishing plc; the firm has also been nominated for Corporate Law Firm of the Year.

Since nominations closed for the awards DMH Stallard has completed the sale of Brighton based e-learning business Brightwave to Capita Group plc.

DMH Stallard has enjoyed previous successes at the South East Dealmakers Awards. Last year Jonathan Grant won Corporate Lawyer of the Year and in 2014 the firm secured the Corporate Law Firm of the Year Award. Abigail Owen has also previously won the Corporate Lawyer of the Year Award in both 2013 and 2014.

The Insider’s South East Dealmakers Awards are awarded based part on voting, but supported this year by selection from those involved in deals and able to apply some quality judgement.

Jonathan Grant said: “It’s an honour to have been shortlisted in the Corporate Lawyer of the Year category for a second year running. For us it is really about the clients and professionals we work with, making sure we continue to deliver great quality deals for the region, and help local businesses like Brightwave and Small Batch grow.”

Abigail Owen commented: “I’m delighted to have been shortlisted for the Corporate Lawyer of the Year Award for the third time. 2015 was a very busy year for us with our clients progressing their businesses through acquisitions, sales, management buy-outs or joint ventures. We acted on a number of interesting regional transactions as well as international. 2016 looks to be a promising year too.”

Philip Cunliffe, regional business editor at Insider, said: "It’s been another highly successful year for the corporate finance community. There is no doubt the firms that are up for awards this year are the very cream of the crop. All are at the top of their game, have proved they have first-class credentials and all deserve to be shortlisted."

The winners of Insider’s South East Dealmakers Awards will be announced at the gala dinner taking place at the Copthorne Hotel, Effingham Park, Crawley on 4 February 2016.

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