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Nov 16

Advised the shareholders of Omni Capital Retail Finance on the sale to Castle Trust Capital plc

Quayle Munro is pleased to announce that it has advised the shareholders of Omni Capital Retail Finance (“OCRF”) on the sale to Castle Trust Capital plc (“CTC”).

Based in Watford, OCRF was formed in 2009 with the objective of using technology to bring point of sale finance to new markets. OCRF has built its own innovative technology platform, OmniPort, which can cost-effectively provide bespoke offerings to the SME retailer market, both online and in-store.

Colin Sanders, CEO of Omni Capital Retail Finance, said: “We are delighted to have reached agreement with Castle Trust. We see a significant opportunity ahead in the UK retail finance market and with the firepower of Castle Trust and their shareholder, JC Flowers, have a fantastic platform for growth. Thank you to Quayle Munro whose advice and insights during the transaction were invaluable to finding the right partner through managing a competitive process.”

Christian Kent, Managing Director of Quayle Munro, said: “Castle Trust is a great partner for the business and the transaction should allow OCRF to take advantage of the significant market opportunity ahead. The OCRF team has done a great job in making use of new technologies to build a differentiated digital provider of point of sale finance. This transaction adds to Quayle Munro’s market-leading position of advising on transactions in the specialty finance sector.”

The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval.

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