Kent Finance

Kent Finance

Kent Finance works with investors and management teams of fast-growing businesses to help them transition from an entrepreneurial to a corporate approach. Our clients are typically businesses who are preparing to gain external investment or who already have it in place, in particular Private Equity backing.

Kent Finance is a unique proposition combining Financial Management Consultancy and Recruitment Consultancy.We are registered with both the ICAEW and REC and work best with multi-site businesses during periods of change.

Our team is a small group of highly experienced accountants and finance recruitment specialists who have had successful careers in both practice and industry roles and who have collectively completed over 100 transactions with c£1bn total value.All of our team have had experience of working in Private Equity backed businesses, so understand what it takes to deliver a deal.

Our services focus on preparing businesses for investment and helping them carry out the processes surrounding investment and rapid growth:

  • Creation of integrated BI and reporting suites: automated management accounts, ‘dashboard’ KPI reporting, cashflow forecasting and board packs
  • Complex financial modelling and strategy: rolling, actualising financial models supporting complex ownership, tax and financial structuring
  • Turnkey transaction project management: acquisition, refinance, restructure or exit processes carried out by an experienced team
  • Search & selection of finance and board roles
  • Training and coaching including NED / board membership

Kent Finance Advisory Services

  • Acquisitions

  • Buy and build

  • Exit strategy planning

  • Finance modelling

  • Management buy-outs/buy-ins

  • Private equity and venture capital finance

  • Private equity transactions/funding

  • Redundancy and restructure support

Kent Finance Specialisms

  • Education

  • Healthcare

  • Leisure and sport

  • Manufacturing and distribution

  • Owner-managed business

  • Retail

  • SME

  • Technology and software

  • Recruitment

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