Apr 05, 2013
Knutsford, UK — The Fishawack Group of Companies is pleased to announce the completion of a £13 million investment deal with London-based Growth Capital Partners (GCP) to drive further international growth, expand the core and speciality services offered to clients, and provide additional career opportunities for Fishawack employees.
"We are very pleased to be working in partnership with GCP as we continue to build on our market-leading position, increase our customer base, and expand further internationally. GCP is well placed to help us achieve our goals," said Oliver Dennis, Fishawack’s Chief Executive Officer.
"Fishawack has achieved an impressive level of growth over the last few years and is now one of a handful of leading independent medical communications businesses," commented Simon Jobson, partner at GCP. "Our funding will support the business in its next phase of development."
"This new investment provides great professional development opportunities for the Fishawack team across our sites," explained Gail Flockhart, Managing Director of Fishawack. "For example, we are delighted that we already have individuals who have taken up secondments to different offices throughout the organisation. The new investment from GCP will also allow expansion of these opportunities."
Dominic Miller, Fishawack’s Chief Financial Officer, added his thanks to Ruth Percival and James Fieldhouse of BDO for lead corporate finance advice, and Craig Scott and Mike Murphy of Hill Dickinson LLP (Liverpool) who provided legal oversight of all aspects of the transaction.
For more information about the Fishawack Group, please contact Gail Flockhart, Managing Director, or in the USA please contact Béa Benoit, Executive Vice President.