Welcome to Cavendish

Cavendish delivers great outcomes for clients. As one of the UK’s leading, mid-market M&A advisers, we draw on more than three decades’ worth of experience in managing sales processes and exit strategies. We have global reach through our membership of Oaklins, with 60 offices in 45 countries, including key M&A markets in the US, Asia and Europe.

Cavendish also has a complementary Debt Advisory Team and is part of the finnCap Group, which offers an unrivalled range of financial services and growth financing options to the UK’s most ambitious growth companies. finnCap Group delivers your business ambition.

Unrivalled expertise in selling businesses


UK M&A deals since inception


Global deals in the last 5 years


Offices worldwide in key M&A markets


Countries reached globally through Oaklins


Our Sectors

Cavendish’s experts specialise in the industry sectors outlined below. To find out more about our work in each of these sectors, please select from below.


Strong track record

Since our foundation in 1988, we’ve advised on the sale of over 600 companies. We are solely focused on delivering your business ambition, getting the best possible outcome for our clients. As an entrepreneurial business, we understand our clients’ needs, bringing a unique empathy to our advisory work and providing unfettered access to talented people with the most relevant transactional expertise.

Our Deals

Meet Our Experts

Cavendish’s success is based on the wealth of experience of our people. We have a team of professionals with expertise across a wide variety of sectors, deal sizes, and transaction types.

The Definitive Guide to Selling Your Business

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