Corporate Finance

Austin Wilkinson

Sale of Austin Wilkinson & Sons Limited to EFS Global.

About Austin Wilkinson

Austin Wilkinson is a family owned business based in Atherton and provides haulage, freight forwarding and logistics services.

EFS Global is one of the North West’s largest freight forwarding and haulage groups.

 

About the deal

The sale to EFS Global provided a 100% exit for the selling shareholders of Austin Wilkinson for an undisclosed sum.

Ian Johnson and Ben Barlow from the Cowgills corporate finance team provided lead advisory services to the shareholders of Austin Wilkinson.  Georges Daubney in the tax team also provided tax structuring advice.

 

Sector

Haulage

 

Testimonial

Selling shareholders James and Peter Wilkinson commented:

“The expertise and professionalism displayed by the Cowgills team in the execution of our sale was exceptional and it was a rare insight into the detailed exchanges that are undertaken in such transactions. In short, appointing Cowgills lifted a weight from our shoulders.”

 

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Meet the team

Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson

Partner

Ian Johnson

Partner

Sam Davies

Sam Davies

Partner

Sam Davies

Partner

David Furlong

David Furlong

Partner – Debt Advisory

David Furlong

Partner – Debt Advisory

Jane Rash

Jane Rash

Director

Jane Rash

Director

Lorraine Dewhurst

Lorraine Dewhurst

Business Development Manager

Lorraine Dewhurst

Business Development Manager

Andrew Nelson

Andrew Nelson

Corporate Finance Partner

Andrew Nelson

Corporate Finance Partner

Julie Brown

Julie Brown

Head of Research

Julie Brown

Head of Research

Ben Barlow

Ben Barlow

Associate Director

Ben Barlow

Associate Director

James Kennedy

James Kennedy

Director

James Kennedy

Director