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Firms team up for another international success
Hyde House Business Brokers and Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors, based in Milton Keynes, have successfully advised on the multi-million pound sale of Cambridge based Assured Information Systems to Paris-based life sciences group Ennov.
 Firms team up
Teamwork: (left to right) Keith Edmonds (Assured Information Systems); Troy Warner (Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors); Barry Parsons (Hyde House Business Brokers); Alan Rawling (Assured Information Systems).

Assured provides customers around the globe with specialist pharmacovigilance software for drug safety monitoring in the human and veterinary markets. Ennov is a larger French organisation distributing document management, clinical trials and pharmacovigilance software in Europe. Hyde House is a corporate finance boutique advising business owners on mergers and acquisitions both in the UK and internationally. Assured managing director Alan Rawling said: “We were delighted with the advice and hands-on deal management provided by Hyde House.

“They expertly managed the entire process from beginning to end incredibly professionally and were very quick to identify Ennov as a ‘perfect’ fit.” Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors, also of Milton Keynes, undertook the extensive legal work involved. The fact that their Corporate Partner, Troy Warner, speaks fluent French assisted in bringing the deal to a speedy conclusion. Troy said: “We have worked on business sales and acquisitions many times with Hyde House and it was a pleasure to bring this high-profile deal to a successful conclusion. The extra lengths Hyde House goes to in order to support its clients always impresses me.” Barry Parsons, senior partner of Hyde House, said: “It was a pleasure working with Alan and Keith, the joint owners of Assured, and we were delighted to bring Ennov’s investment to the UK to ensure the long-term growth of the business.

At Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors our experienced team have helped clients buy and sell hundreds of businesses, from small family firms, to large international companies.

For more information or to discuss how we can assist you please email Troy Warner or Tim Roberts or telephone us on 01908 692769.