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Organizer Newsco Insider Limited
Submission deadline 24 Sep 2021 5:00pm BST (9 months ago)
In your time zone: Sep 24 12pm EDT
Date Awarded 18 Nov 2021 5:00pm GMT (7 months ago)
In your time zone: Nov 18 12pm EST
Region EMEA

The Central & East Dealmakers Awards will be showcasing all the amazing deals that have been completed and rewarding the firms, banks and individuals who have made them happen.


• Alternative Finance Provider of the Year
• Bank of the Year
• Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year
• Corporate Law Firm of the Year
• Deal of the Year (£10m+)
• Deal of the Year (sub £10m)
• Dealmaker of the Year
• Emerging Dealmaker of the Year
• Entrepreneur of the Year
• International Deal of the Year
• Private Equity / Venture Capital Deal of the Year

Past winners

2019 Winners

Corporate Finance Advisory Firm of the Year
• PwC

Corporate Bank of the Year

Corporate Law Firm of the Year
• Birketts LLP

Alternative Funder of the Year
• Thincats

Entrepreneur of the Year
• Clive Julian, chief executive at DAP UK

Emerging Dealmaker of the Year
• Ryan Symonds, JDC Corporate Finance

Private Equity/Venture Capital Deal of the Year
• Refinancing of AFI Group by Pricoa Private Capital (Freeths LLP, Deloitte, DSW, KPMG, CIL, Addleshaw Goddard, Taylor Wessing, Akin Gump, Squire Patton Boggs)

Deal of the Year (below £10m)
• Sale of T. Groocock & Co. to The Little Norwich Shoe Company (Grant Thornton, Hewitsons, Birketts, Watersheds, Shoosmiths)
The deal safeguarded about 60 jobs in Kettering and saved a business with a rich heritage in the region going back more than 100 years.

Deal of the Year (above £10m)
• Merger of Flagship Housing Group and Victory Housing Trust (PwC)
The deal created the largest housing association in the East of England, collectively managing 28,000 homes across East Anglia alone. The merged group now plans to invest more than £500m to build 10,000 affordable homes in the region.

Dealmaker of the Year
• Chris Wilson, KPMG