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UHY win at Corporate LiveWire Finance Awards
UHY Hacker Young’s Manchester-based automotive team has been named Motor Trade & Transport Advisory Team of the Year at the 2017 Corporate LiveWire Finance Awards.
The aforementioned awards program selects winners based on their achievements and strengths in the Financial Services, Tax and Accountancy sectors over the last 12 months.
During 2016 UHY’s automotive team were involved in 33% of announced deals in the sector. Highlights were their work with shareholders of Warwick Holdings Limited t/a Drayton Group on the sale of their business to Lookers plc, for £55.4 million in cash. They also advised on Vertu Motors’ acquisition of Gordon Lamb Ltd for £18.7 million and the sale of Perrys’ Land Rover and Jaguar dealerships to the Rybrook Group for an undisclosed amount.
David Kendrick, head of national automotive, commented: “These awards highlight success and innovation in the automotive industry, and I’m thrilled that we have been recognised for the quality of work we deliver to the sector. We have many long-standing clients from across the automotive sector, and have a strong reputation for integrity and reliability in the financial community. Fellow Partner, Paul Daly, and I run our national automotive offering from here in Manchester, and the team has over 40 years’ experience in the retail motor industry. It is the combination of this exceptional experience with a high level of service that has led to this award recognition.”
First Published on Motor Trade News