Deals are most often a business-changing milestone in your organisation’s lifecycle.

A merger or acquisition can be the trigger for a new income stream or diversification, a divestment can see a real turning point in your cash flow.
As well as creating huge opportunities, deals can pose big challenges: from deal strategy, due diligence, understanding your value and navigating the complex tax implications relating to transactions, to agreeing terms, integrating successfully or selling a business.

Grant Thornton’s deals team works with clients on their deals and transactions, guiding you through the financial issues and assembling the right resources, setting the appropriate terms, getting the deal done and designing and implementing the frameworks for long-term success.

Our Deals services

Mergers and acquisitions

Our mergers and acquisitions consultants guide you through the whole process to get the deal done and lay the groundwork for long-term success.

Acquisition search & strategy

We help clients identify, grade, screen, perform due diligence and execute acquisitions to maximise the growth opportunities of your business.


Our divestment team works with clients across the entire divestment process to ensure achievement of strategic ambitions and optimal outcomes for stakeholders.

Financial modelling

Our financial modelling advisory team provides strategic, economic, financial and valuation advice for project types and sizes.

Operational deal services

Our operational deal services team helps to ensure the greatest possible outcome and value is gained through post merger integration or post acquisition integration.

Debt advisory

We work closely with clients and lenders to provide holistic debt advisory services so you can raise or manage existing debt to meet your strategic goals.

Transaction advisory

Our transaction advisory services support our clients to make informed investment decisions through robust financial due diligence.

Business valuations

We use our expertise and unique and in-depth methodology to undertake business valuations to help clients meet strategic goals.

Tax in mergers & acquisition

We provide expert advice for all M&A taxation aspects to ensure you meet all obligations and are optimally positioned.

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Paul Gooley
Partner & National Head of Corporate Finance
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