Steve joined Orbis in October 2013 following three years in the restructuring team at Grant Thornton LLP where he qualified as a chartered accountant. Whilst in restructuring, he focused primarily on business reviews and recovery work, including accelerated business sales across a wide range of business sectors.
Steve’s corporate finance experience has seen him involved in a number of transactions including disposals, capital raising and MBOs across a variety of sectors. He has particular expertise and knowledge of the food & consumer and healthcare sectors.
Prior to joining Orbis, Steve studied Business at the University of Bath which included a year working within Baker Tilly corporate finance and Tyco International’s six sigma team. Steve won the Midlands Young Dealmaker of the Year award in 2018.
Orbis have advised the shareholders of The First Class Pet Company (trading as Little BigPaw) on the sale of the business to Petbuddy Group AB, an investor backed group focussed on acquiring and growing premium pet brands.
Orbis advised on the sale of Regis Healthcare, a CAMHS low secure mental health hospital, to Elysium Healthcare.
Orbis has advised Stuart Turner on their strategic acquisition of Aquatronic Group Management (“AGM”), a leading provider of cold-water boosting equipment and services in the UK.
Orbis Partners have advised on the sale of OGL Computer Support and CyberGuard Technologies to Wavenet.