The Cotswold Company
One of the UK’s largest online retailers of oak, pine and painted furniture.
Acquired by new controlling shareholders in 2009.
Achieved significant sales and EBITDA growth in recent years.
Well positioned for further online and high street based growth.
The acquisition of a majority interest in the Cotswold Group by True Capital, a specialist retail focused private equity firm.
Deal lead advisory provided by Livingstone Partners.
Tax lead advisory provided by JDC.
Engaged with the selling shareholders as lead tax advisers.
Advised on the deal structure to maximise the net of tax proceeds.
Securing tax clearances and liaising with other advisers to ensure shareholder tax issues were properly considered and protected at all stages of the deal.
Optimum tax structure for reinvested equity and loan note interests.
PE / VC Investment