BCMS is the ‘Total Value’ corporate finance specialist: we transform, not just transact

An employee-owned ‘Total Value’ specialist – the best of sell-side corporate finance advisory and business consultancy

Business sales and beyond

We’re all about partnering with, supporting and advising business owners considering their succession planning, growth and exit strategies. Our goal is to deliver enduring, positive outcomes for you, your business and your staff – beyond a sale transaction itself

Unlocking value. Unleashing potential

Your business is unique. You’re ambitious, committed and passionate about defining, shaping and maximising value – up to and beyond your business sale. We work alongside you to tailor a solution that best fits you and your business opportunity

Always in your corner

As a sell-side advisor, we work exclusively for you, offering hands-on support and technical expertise at all times. We take time to understand your objectives, and pride ourselves on doing the right thing – delivering independent, impartial advice

Geotek sold to Judges Scientific plc

BCMS has advised Geotek on its sale to Judges Scientific plc for a maximum of £80 million. Geotek is a world-leading supplier of instrumentation and services for the analysis of geological cores; AIM-listed Judges Scientific plc is a UK group focused on acquiring and developing companies in the scientific instrument sector.

Why BCMS? Our clients explain

“Honestly, I don’t think we could have made a better decision – BCMS were right by our side whenever we needed. If I had to go through the whole process again, I’d choose BCMS in a heartbeat”

Phil O’Brien, Concise (acquired by PSAV)

“We spent six months choosing an M&A advisor, and I can say now that engaging BCMS was the best decision we could have made”

Jon Arden, Osprey Consulting (acquired by TP Group)

“We had had great prior experience with the BCMS team so they were our natural choice. They have supported us beautifully throughout what has been a very detailed process”

Denis Keenan, KeeResources (acquired by Auto Trader)

“BCMS tailored a process and took a finely judged approach to create a competitive environment”

– Brett Husbands, Firmstep (acquired by Granicus)

“BCMS have provided me with a life-changing opportunity and a new chapter. You took the time to understand the potential of our business, which I have no-doubt got us a better deal”

– Scott Ridley, DPS Software (acquired by The Access Group)

Latest news

Spirit Medical Communications sold to OPEN Health

CIA Insurance sold to AssuredPartners

AssuredPartners has acquired CIA Insurance. BCMS acted as lead advisor to the shareholders of CIA Insurance throughout the transaction.

BCMS update

New employee-ownership structure for M&A advisor BCMS

Our Net Promoter Score (NPS) – and why it matters

BCMS proudly achieves a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 78, after surveying former clients about their experience selling a business.


Our charity of the year 2024: Simon Says

Our charity of the year 2024: Simon Says

A commitment to giving back is a core value at BCMS, and we’re proud to announce that our chosen organisation for 2024 is Hampshire child bereavement charity Simon Says.