a Buy & Build Acquisitions Group
CorpAcq was formed in 2006 and is now one of the fastest growing companies in the North West. Our portfolio holds in excess of 30 companies, producing a combined turnover of over £400m.
Experts in corporate acquisitions and a long-term investor in successful companies, we have a proven operational management team and a track record of consistent profitability demonstrated over a number of years.
Passion. Experience. Diligence.
We acquire and help to develop companies where it has been identified that management have both the drive and determination to take a business forward.
As we expand our portfolio through further acquisitions, we are keen to venture into new industries that meet our acquisition criteria and grow within our existing sectors.
founder & chairman
Over the last 20 years, Simon has been involved in funding and managing businesses and has overseen the creation and growth of a number of ventures. Some of these ventures have been sold to companies trading on the NASDAQ and London Stock Exchange. In addition to CorpAcq, Simon is a Founder Investor and Director of BOL (a company supplying food products to major retailers) and a Founding Member of Cicero Consulting Group, based in NYC.
Simon established CorpAcq in 2006. He identifies and negotiates its acquisitions in conjunction with our Corporate Finance partners and drives funding, strategic development and partnership.
Chief Executive Officer
David leads all operational matters for the Group and actively participates in board meetings of the subsidiary businesses. David has had extensive involvement with the management and financial control of UK manufacturing businesses across numerous sectors. Prior to joining CorpAcq, David held a number of key positions within Nestle UK, Frank Roberts & Sons, Volex and GEC.
David joined CorpAcq as the Finance Director in 2007 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer at the start of 2011.
Group Finance Director
Nick graduated with a degree in Mathematics from the University of Warwick before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in 2000. Nick moved to TMG Corporate Finance where he gained extensive experience advising on a large number of private equity and private company M&A transactions across a broad range of sectors. While at TMG, he advised on a number of CorpAcq’s initial acquisitions.
Nick joined CorpAcq in 2013. As Group Finance Director, he oversees the financial matters across the group and manages the day-to-day relationships with CorpAcq’s key funders. Nick is an integral part of CorpAcq’s acquisitions team.
Group Finance Analyst
David splits his time between new acquisitions and assisting the CorpAcq Group companies. David has extensive experience advising SME businesses across a broad range of sectors. Prior to joining CorpAcq, David held roles in accounting practices PricewaterhouseCoopers and DTE Corporate Finance and in the business consulting team at Duff & Phelps.
David is a chartered accountant who joined the CorpAcq finance team in January 2015.