ThinCats choose Consilium for financial due diligence and take Dot Surveying Ltd into employee ownership

Linzi Wilson, Corporate Finance partner at Consilium

CONSILIUM Chartered Accountants have provided financial due diligence (FDD) services to ThinCats Group as part of the sale of Dot Surveying Limited to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) The transfer was facilitated by investment from ThinCats.

Edinburgh-based Dot Surveying is a multi-disciplinary property surveying consultancy with locations across the UK including London, Birmingham, Belfast, Leeds and Glasgow. 

With extensive experience in both FDD and EOTs, Consilium’s Corporate Finance team was the natural choice for the project. Consilium’s Linzi Wilson and Colin McCrann worked alongside the ThinCats team of Ben Kimball, Richard Newman and Anna O’Neill. The engagement with ThinCats continues a growing relationship between the firms.

Richard Newman, Senior Director at ThinCats said: “Consilium continues to provide insightful and thorough financial due diligence services on behalf of ThinCats. Linzi and the team play an integral role in our lending and investment projects.”

ThinCats are a specialist provider of bespoke funding solutions for mid-sized UK SMEs. They offer access to funding for SMEs across a variety of different sectors.

Linzi Wilson, Corporate Finance partner at Consilium said: “It is always a pleasure to work with the ThinCats team and on this project in particular. We are excited to see Dot Surveying continue to grow under employee ownership. Increasingly, Consilium is being engaged by SME owners to support the move to this model of ownership.”

Consilium Chartered Accountants are a firm of independent accountants and business advisors, focused on helping SME business owners achieve their goals. The Glasgow-based company provide a comprehensive range of Corporate Finance, Audit, Accounting, Tax, Cloud Accounting and Payroll services to Scottish SMEs  

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