GS Verde Group ranked the most active M&A advisors in Wales in the Experian Market IQ M&A Report Q1 2024

GS Verde Group ranked the most active M&A advisors in Wales in the Experian Market IQ M&A Report Q1 2024

GS Verde Group, the award-winning multi-discipline corporate advisory firm, has been ranked the most active M&A advisors in Wales for both legal and financial categories in Experian Market IQ M&A Report Q1 2024.

The ranking results cement the Group's position as leading dealmakers, having topped the same rankings in 2021, 2022 and 2023. The latest ranking, for Quarter 1 2024, follows a record-breaking year in 2023 and more is expected to follow with a strong pipeline of deals for the rest of 2024.

Following a strong 2023, securing the top spot in Experian's Market IQ legal adviser and financial categories highlights a remarkable achievement for the company as it worked on seven deals in both areas in Q1. The actual number of deals completed in the quarter far exceeds this number, with several deals being undisclosed and many others completed in other locations around the UK.

GS Verde Group topped the likes of Harrison Clark Rickerbys, Freeths and Gateleys who also made the top 5 ranking in the legal advisor category, along with Azets, K3 Capital Group, RSM and Dains Corporate Finance who featured in the top 5 Financial Adviser category ranking.

This latest achievement demonstrates GS Verde Group's valuable multi-discipline team which provides legal, tax, financial and communication services under one roof. By offering streamlined end-to-end support needed for M&A transactions nationwide, the group's efficient process allows for successful outcomes.

Q1 was packed with numerous significant appointments, key achievements, and milestones for GS Verde Group. The group had an exciting start to 2024 by achieving a Top 3 ranking of the UK and Ireland M&A Mandate League Table for Q4 2023 published by Dealsuite in addition to being named the most active deal maker in Experian's Market IQ 2023 full report, retaining the number one position on both legal and financial tables. This key achievement resulted in the company achieving the top position in Wales for three years running.

A key milestone in January saw GS Verde Group admitted to trade on the prestigious JP Jenkins share dealing platform along with appointing James Lewis as a non-executive director. The company also expanded its senior leadership within GS Verde Tax and Accountants by appointing two new members to the Tax team, Associate Tax Director Emma Jones and Senior Tax Manager Chelsea Fellows.

Q1 was successful for GS Verde Group as it completed numerous M&A transaction deals for clients including multiple acquisitions, an MBO and Employment Ownership.

The GS Verde Group are the business-focused experts in getting deals done. The group combines multiple disciplines including law, tax, finance, and communications, to provide end-to-end support as a complete advisory team, optimising and de-risking the entire process.


"GS Verde Tax & Accountants have been invaluable during an important and rapid growth phase of our business."

Nick & Jon Bird, Partners, SquareBird

"There are lots of accountancy firms that we could have chosen from to work with however there was a distinct difference in the approach and service level that was offered by GS Verde Tax & Accountants."

Kevin Dunn, Director, UKMD Ltd

"They are our finance team; and they are on top of our accounts and our financial strategy. We rely on their expertise to help us drive our business forward and they meet every aspect of our needs"

Mike Stephens, Director, English County Contracts Ltd

"We know that we cannot get a better or more reliable service – we don’t even have to think about it. GS Verde Tax & Accountants go beyond the call of duty"

Jonathan Gould, Managing Director, GWorks Ltd

"Worth absolutely every single penny – this is the single best decision we have made in the last year. For every single person we have spoken to at GS Verde Tax & Accountants – nothing is too much."

Hannah Kennard, Director, AK Plant Services Limited

"I feel valued as a client. I get rapid responses to any emails or calls; and I must say the GS Verde Tax & Accountants team are brilliant. I already feel freer to concentrate on setting the strategic direction for the business"

Mark Burland, Director, First Class Comms Ltd t/a FCC