Since formation, we have acted on some of the most complex transactions in the industry and demonstrated a sure touch in delivering success irrespective of market conditions.
We develop long-term trusted advisory relationships with our clients, supporting them throughout cycles in identifying and pursuing strategic alternatives. Our senior team is dedicated to every client assignment, fully committed to discretely providing the highest calibre of service, industry expertise and insight.
Our deep understanding of financial services and its inter-connectivity enhances our ability to execute M&A transactions for our clients – this is the foundation of our client proposition.
Our team of senior bankers is highly experienced and has worked together for more than two decades. We have managed to keep everyone challenged and maintain a simple business model. There is a tremendous amount of camaraderie within our team and we always operate as one business with a single agenda: to help our clients solve their strategic issues and exploit opportunities. This is facilitated by the full alignment of our business model with our clients’ interests.
Our firm is independently-managed with a partnership culture. Our track record of taking a long-term and independent view on behalf of our clients has meant that we have been privileged to secure an exceptional amount of repeat business.
“I am privileged to lead a stable group of immensely talented bankers who have built Fenchurch with exceptional teamwork. The firm has developed an excellent reputation and is well positioned to continue to reinforce our unique position as the only specialist independent adviser dedicated to financial services with an industrial scale sector capability.”
Founder and Chief Executive
Advised L&G on the sale of Cofunds to Aegon.
Advised Standard Life plc on its recommended all-share merger with Aberdeen Asset Management plc.
Advised Just Retirement on its merger with Partnership Assurance.
Advised Standard Life Aberdeen on the sale of its insurance business and long-term strategic partnership with Phoenix Group.
Advised Prudential on the sale of its 25% stake in PruHealth and PruProtect to Discovery Group, based on a 100% value of £620 million.
Advised Axis Capital on its recommended cash acquisition of Novae Group.
Advised Hermes Investment Management on the sale of a 60% stake to Federated Investors.
Advising RL360 on its acquisition of Friends Provident International from Aviva.
Advising Groupe BPCE on the acquisition of a 50.1% stake in Oney Bank and entering into a long term strategic partnership.
Advised Jelf Group plc on the recommended cash acquisition by Marsh.
Advising AXA on the sale of its European variable annuities carrier, AXA Life Europe, to Cinven.
Advised AXA on the sale of its UK P&C commercial broker Bluefin to Marsh.
Advised LV= on the sale of a 49% stake in its general insurance business to Allianz and the creation of a joint venture in the UK general insurance market.
Advised AXA on the sale of its UK investment, pensions and direct protection businesses to Phoenix Group.