Strategic Corporate Finance

We are a trusted ally for businesses entering the realm of corporate finance, guiding them through the initial stages of strategically positioning themselves for transactions .



We offer comprehensive M&A guidance to business owners, covering all available exit options, the intricacies of the process, and access to expert advice. Leveraging our extensive expertise, we empower owners to navigate complexities and maximise value.


We excel in facilitating deal origination, conducting thorough evaluations and implementing strategies for value creation to enhance value post-acquisition.

Refined Financial Value Propositions

In the competitive landscape of corporate finance, we excel in refining and enhancing businesses' financial value propositions.

This involves a deep dive into financial strengths and industry positioning, ensuring that the financial narrative is compelling to potential investors or acquirers. This strategic focus significantly impacts negotiations and decision-making processes. 

Meticulous analysis of operational efficiency and cultural alignment lay the foundation for seamless due diligence processes, vital to successful corporate finance transactions.

Champions (uk) PLC Value Creation Plan

Bespoke Value Creation Plans

Collaborating closely with businesses, we craft bespoke value creation plans that identify areas for growth and efficiency improvement.

Tailored to align with strategic financial goals, these plans go beyond transactional value addition, positioning the business for sustained financial success post-transaction in the dynamic landscape of corporate finance. 

Seamless Integration

We ensure a smooth integration post-transaction.

This involves harmonising financial structures, optimising operational processes, and facilitating a smooth transition for the newly formed financial entity. The focus is on achieving financial synergies that contribute to long-term financial success. 

Ongoing Guidance

Beyond the immediate corporate finance transaction, we offer ongoing strategic financial guidance.

This comprehensive approach reflects our commitment to being a long-term financial partner, addressing not only financial aspects but also facilitating a network of financial experts. This ensures businesses receive tailored financial support across all dimensions of their corporate finance journey. 

The Role of ‘Mergers & Acquisitions’ in Business Growth

Mergers & Acquisitions are instrumental in driving business growth by fostering strategic partnerships, unlocking synergies, and positioning companies for increased efficiency and innovation in the dynamic market landscape.

Why Champions?

Harness over two decades of industry expertise with our corporate finance services, offering an array of comprehensive solutions for businesses delving into the realm of corporate finance.

Our specialised corporate finance services allow you to gain access to the wealth of knowledge and experience offered by industry leaders. With a team of experts fully equipped to assist you, we facilitate successful and strategic corporate finance endeavours tailored to your business needs. Partner with Champions to navigate the intricate world of corporate finance with confidence and expertise. 

Meet Our M&A Team

Matthew Hayes.
Matthew Hayes
Managing Director
Chris Darlington.
Chris Darlington
Commercial Director
Dan Gough.
Dan Gough
Head of Brand Strategy
Jordan Marsh.
Jordan Marsh
Senior Strategy Executive
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