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Press Releases

Odyssey Advises on Client Fundraise

30th June 2017

Odyssey are pleased to announce they have advised on the multi-million pound fundraise of a client operating in the construction services sector. Our client has requested the details remain confidential so no further details can be disclosed.

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Odyssey advises on MBO of leading firm of football agents

25th May 2017

Odyssey are pleased to announce they have advised on the secondary MBO of Key Sports Management Ltd (“KSM”), terms not disclosed.  KSM are one of the UK’s largest and leading firm of football agents, representing over 100 players in the English and Scottish top leagues.  Clients include internationals Jamie Vardy, Theo Walcott and Phil Jones, as well as a host of other Premiership stars.  Odyssey advised on the original buy-out in 2013 with Mike Yiannis joining the board at the time, working with the company over the last four years.  He originated the secondary buy-out this time round, where management have acquired 100% from the founders and a private investor fund.  Funding for the transaction was provided by ESF Capital with legal advice from Endeavour Partnership.  Odyssey have also invested in the buy-out and Mike Yiannis continues as a director, working closely with management in building KSM to become the best football agency in the UK.

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Odyssey Advises on Corporate Acquisition

30th April 2017

Odyssey are pleased to announce they have advised a Midlands based engineering group on their multi-million pound acquisition of a complementary business. Our client has requested the details remain confidential so no further details can be disclosed.

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Odyssey Join Cross Border Associates

4th April 2017

Odyssey Corporate Finance are pleased to announce they have joined the world’s largest international network of M&A advisers, Cross Border Associates. This unique group of professional advisers operate in 84 countries and 124 cities, giving Odyssey unrivalled access to international markets.

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Record deal making year for Odyssey Corporate Finance

2nd February 2017

Odyssey Corporate Finance is pleased to announce a record breaking 12 months of deal making. The Birmingham based advisory firm completed seven transactions worth over £110 million, comprising buy-outs, fundraises and business sales.  This is the eighth consecutive year of growth for Odyssey since it started in 2008.

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Odyssey advises on sale of power stations

27th January 2017

Odyssey are pleased to announce they have advised the vendors on the sale of two power stations to a trade buyer. This was a complex, multi-million pound transaction that presented numerous challenges for Odyssey and our client, but after months of hard work, the sale was finally concluded in early 2017.

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Odyssey advises on £8m MBO of recycling business

26th January 2017

Odyssey are pleased to announce they have advised on the management-buy-out of one of the UK’s leading independent recycling businesses at a valuation of £8m. Odyssey originated the transaction and acted as lead adviser to Newco and management, overseeing deal structuring, fundraising, negotiations and total project management through to completion.

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Odyssey advises on £9m sale of financial services business

17th December 2016

Odyssey are pleased to announce they have advised on the sale of a niche financial services company, valuing the business at £9m. Odyssey originated the transaction and acted as lead adviser to the vendors, providing exit planning advice, buyer research and approaches, negotiations and total project management through to completion.

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Odyssey advises on £12m MBO of specialist contractor

30th November 2016

Odyssey are pleased to announce they have advised on the management-buy-out of a specialist contractor in a £12 million deal. Odyssey originated the transaction and acted as lead adviser to Newco and management, overseeing deal structuring, fundraising, negotiations and total project management through to completion.

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Odyssey advises MOFILM shareholders

3rd July 2015

MOFILM is the leader in creative crowdsourcing worldwide.  It has built a platform for filmmakers to develop their careers by connecting them with iconic brands including Unilever, General Motors, Coca-Cola and American Express.  MOFILM was founded in 2006 and has headquarters in London with offices Los Angeles, Bangalore, Mexico City, Beijing, Sao Paulo and Sydney.

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Fundraise for EM Paving

20th March 2015

Odyssey Corporate Finance (“Odyssey”) has assisted a startup venture, EM Paving, on a substantial fundraise to assist its entry into the UK market.

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Sale of MacNeillie

2nd February 2015

Odyssey Corporate Finance has advised on the sale of S MacNeillie & Sons Limited (“MacNeillie”) to Babcock International plc (“Babcock”) alongside law firm Higgs & Sons.

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Sale of Four D Rubber

19th December 2014

Odyssey has advised the shareholders on a successful exit from Four D Rubber (“Four D”) to a BIMBO team funded by Santander and Finance Birmingham.  Four D is a niche Midlands manufacturer producing a range of natural and synthetic rubber sheeting.

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New Odyssey Team Member

6th November 2014

Odyssey Corporate Finance (“Odyssey”) announced today that it is expanding its team, hiring a Corporate Finance Manager who will be based in Birmingham.

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