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Quantuma

Background Summary

Quantuma is an independent advisory firm which was founded in 2013. It is headquartered in London, and the company operates from 23 offices across the UK, Mauritius, Cyprus and the Cayman Islands. Currently, it employs 249 people with founder Carl Jackson acting as CEO. 

Jackson is a qualified chartered accountant and licensed insolvency practitioner. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, a member of the trade body R3, as well as a holder of the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency and Joint Insolvency Examination Board qualifications.

Prior to establishing the company, he held senior leadership roles in the restructuring practice of a large, listed accountancy firm.

In August 2020 Quantuma merged with AIM-listed K3 Capital Group. The merger allows the firm to continue to build a global, multidisciplinary professional services group.

Quantuma offers a number of services to its clients namely corporate finance and financial and pension advisory services. It also offers other speciality services which include: 

Forensic accounting and investigations: Provides comprehensive forensic accounting, expert witness and dispute advisory, investigations, forensic technology and valuation services across a wide range of business sectors in the UK and overseas.

Cross-border asset recovery: Provides project management and litigation support to locate and repatriate the proceeds of fraud and corruption hidden in foreign jurisdictions.

Creditor services: Undertakes debt management, drives debt collection, and instigates legal action on behalf of clients.

Restructuring and insolvency: Acting as advisers to business owners and individuals who offer a broad range of restructuring and insolvency services to help deal with financial difficulty.

Financials 

For the year ending 31 May 2023, Quantuma reported revenues of £36.4m, an increase of 6.6% compared to the previous year. 

51 were the total number of partners throughout the year, meanwhile revenue per partner amounted to £890,000.

Recent Coverage

Recently, Quantuma successfully facilitated the pre-pack administration sale of vehicle recovery and maintenance business Lanes Recovery Limited to Lanes Garage Recovery Services Ltd, preserving all 59 jobs and ensuring continuity of operations across its four sites in South and Mid Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, and Gloucestershire.

In May, Quantuma’s experts also completed a pre-pack administration sale of Atlas Worcester Warriors Rugby Club, securing the club’s future, protecting over 60 jobs, and facilitating its acquisition by Junction 6 Limited, funded by Loxwood Holdings and supported by the local business community, aiming to revitalizse Sixways Stadium and restore elite-level rugby as Worcester Warriors.

In April, the firm advised the shareholders of Spire Technology Ltd on its sale to the Westcoast Group, led by managing director Mark Lucas, director George Jackson, and assistant manager Tom Egan, facilitating the acquisition of the Dorset-based IT distributor, founded in 1989 and generating over £100m in annual turnover, by the British technology group, Westcoast, positioning Spire as the main components pillar within the group.

In the same month, it secured the future of Vagabond Wines Limited through a sale to Majestic Wines, preserving nine wine bars and 171 jobs, while continuing operations at Gatwick Airport and negotiating discussions for other sites.

In March, the firm expanded its team in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) by appointing Merish Gujadhur as a senior restructuring specialist, bringing extensive cross-border restructuring experience from his tenure at a Big 4 firm in Mauritius, with a focus on high-profile liquidations and fund winding-ups.

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