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Who are we?

Our aim is to help you to reach your corporate and personal goals.

Acknowledging that every business is different, we begin by developing an in depth understanding of you and your business, the industry in which you operate and the key issues you face.

We have the practical experience, specialist skills and objectivity to ensure your goals are met.

Whether you are thinking of selling your business, expanding through merger or acquisition,  planning a Management Buy Out or Management Buy In, our tailored, practical approach could determine the success of your venture.

We have completed transactions across the UK for all sizes of business, across a wide range of sectors, and have a particular focus on owner-managed business. These successes are dependent, in part, on our team's astute, flexible and highly professional approach.

Chris Jones, Partner

Chris JonesAbout Chris - results driven, ambitious, motivated.

As a professional, you could not put your faith in a more determined character. But Chris does not rely on steely determination alone. He combines business acumen with an eye for spotting commercial synergies to generate significant business opportunities for clients. As a result he has established a reputation in the region as a leading corporate finance advisor. On a lighter note, he’s a football and cricket fan, with a well - developed sense of humour. 

Qualifications & sector experience

ACA qualified with over 20 years experience in specialist healthcare, engineering, ceramics, insurance, distribution and manufacturing.

Nicola Bullock, Partner

Nicola Bullock

About Nicola -results driven, ambitious, attention to detail

Nicola has a practical approach to her work with the focus always being on reaching the best outcome for her clients.  Nicola takes great pride in understanding her clients business, their objectives and value drivers. Highly driven, Nicola has been a key asset to the team with extensive experience in business sales, planning and forecasts. Come the weekend Nicola enjoys spending time with her family, all keen equestrians, they are kept busy with four ponies and a horse, not to mention the pigmy goats and chickens!

Qualifications & sector experience

ACA qualified with over 15 years experience in specialist healthcare, pharmacies, insurance, distribution and manufacturing.

Kate Evans, Senior Manager

Kate Evans

About Kate - great listening skills, considerate, determined

Kate is open and approachable, with a great desire to do her best for clients. With a focus on detail, she enjoys getting to the bottom of her clients businesses and understanding what drives them. Outside of work Kate enjoys spending time with her family and two young sons, spending much of her time at football training or rugby matches. 

Qualifications & sector experience

ACA qualified with over 10 years experience in specialist healthcare, engineering, distribution and manufacturing.

 If you would like more information on our Corporate Finance Service please call Chris Jones on 01332 365855 or email or your usual Bates Weston contact.

Bates Weston Corporate Finance LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership. Registered in England and Wales OC402713. It is also regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, firm number 768950.