Anna-Louise Shipley - Manager.

“The best part of my role is meeting the leaders behind entrepreneurial businesses, learning about their motivations and ultimately, helping them get the best deal in whatever the next step is for their business.” 

Anna-Louise joined Buzzacott in 2012 and is a Manager in our Corporate Finance team.

She typically works with entrepreneurial businesses valued between £5m and £100m. Working closely with Buzzacott’s Tax, Private Clients and outsourced accounting services team, Anna-Louise assists businesses with their growth and succession strategies, including, acquisitions, disposals, valuations and fundraising. Within this, She specialises in advising on alternative succession options, such as employment ownership trusts (EOTs) and management buy outs (MBOs).

Prior to joining Buzzacott, Anna-Louise worked at RBS in the Convergence team. Outside of work, Anna-Louise enjoys going to the theatre, exploring different cuisines and travelling. She also likes to keep fit through practising yoga.

Recent experience

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Details of our other latest transactions can be found here.

You might also be interested in… Management buy outs (MBOs).

For fruitful results, all sides need to get the right funding, from the right partners, at the right time. To make that equation add up, it’s vital to have an advisor you can trust to guide you at every step.

Because no matter what stage you’re at, our team has the experience to recognise what each type of funder wants to hear from a management team. Which means we can help you avoid unsettling slip-ups throughout the transaction until the deal is done.

Our Corporate Finance team are on hand to help with your MBO queries. Fill out the form below and they'll be in touch.


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