Debt advisory

Campsie

Adviser to Orchard and Shipman on the sale of Campsie Estate Agency to Romans.

The deal

Acting as the lead adviser, our Corporate Finance team successfully completed the sale of Campsie Estate Agency to Romans Group, a large property services company in the South East of England.

Operating since 1971, Campsie is an established and leading provider of integrated property services in the South East. Providing both residential and commercial sales and lettings as well as professional services such as surveying and conveyancing, the business operates from three prime locations on the London commuter belt – Windsor, Staines and West Drayton.

The business was acquired in 2005 by Orchard and Shipman Group (O&S), a leading provider of public sector housing in the UK. The team acted as the lead advisers to the O&S on the successful sale of Campsie to Romans Group.

Award winning property services company Romans was established in 1987 and operates out of 25 sales and letting branches across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Middlesex, Oxfordshire and Surrey.

“The Corporate Finance team provided us with clear, professional advice throughout the transaction. They ran a competitive process, which resulted in several offers, and maintained close control through to completion. We are delighted with the outcome and believe that Romans are the perfect owner for the Campsie business which will benefit both its employees and customers.” Shane Spiers, Chief Executive of Orchard & Shipman Group.

Deal summary

Sector:

Real Estate

Deal type:

Corporate Divestment

Deal size:

Undisclosed

The Corporate Finance team provided us with clear, professional advice throughout the transaction. They ran a competitive process, which resulted in several offers, and maintained close control through to completion. Shane Spiers Chief Executive of Orchard & Shipman Group

Related team

Clive Hatchard

Clive Hatchard

  • Partner
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End, Reading

Bilal Hasan

Bilal Hasan

  • Director
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End, Reading

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