Prime Advantage Advisory
Prime Advantage Advisory
Whether your business vision and objectives be crystal clear or confused and lacking definition, a critical realization for the small and medium size business owner or CEO is that they will not achieve or clarify their vision purely on their own and without some help and advice.
Your decision to contact and maybe work with a Prime Advantage Advisory Sector Expert or with the Corporate Finance division will be one crucial step towards developing the skills, experience and support needed for the business journey ahead, no matter whether you’re looking for advice for your business, creating strategy, finding capital funding and investment, improving business performance or searching for a Non Executive Director.
In this respect Prime Advantage is no different to our Clients and we realized that to help our own business grow and expand we had to develop our own set of advisors and experts for us, and our Clients to call on when required.
We refer to these companies as our Strategic Alliances and as a Client of Prime Advantage you, your team and your business will have immediate access to our Strategic Alliances network.
Prime Advantage has concluded agreements with a select group of Partners among our Strategic Alliances, enabling its Clients to benefit from a range of added value services and benefits whilst at the same time enjoying the support that these market-leading organisations will bring.
Each has been selected for its level of proficiency, local reach, capability and professionalism. This process has been carried out over many, many years by our Partners who have worked with each of the Strategic Alliances.
This is a unique level of due diligence giving Clients and potential Clients enormous trust and confidence as well as saving significant amounts of time and potentially wasted time in trying to find the right company to work with.
It is also important to note that there are no financial arrangements, incentives, commissions or kick backs for Prime Advantage and its Partners when they make introductions or referrals. Instead our incentive is your business growing, expanding and creating value.
The Strategic Alliance network covers Banking, Accounting and Tax, Funding and Investment, Talent Management and Recruitment, Independent Financial Advice, Legal Services, Marketing and Wealth Management.
Our Business Advisory Support Network
You can review sector-specific reports and other information from our Strategic Alliances from their websites. These follow just below.
RSM is a leading independent firm of accountants and business advisers with a fee income of over £300 million and almost 4,000 Partners and staff based in a network of offices across the UK. Our Client base is made up of fast growing entrepreneurial businesses, owner managed and family owned companies, as well as international and listed companies. We provide our growing and established business Clients with audit, accountancy, personal and corporate taxation, VAT, management consultancy, corporate finance, IT advisory, restructuring and recovery and forensic services.
RBS is part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, a large international banking and financial services company that provides a wide range of products and services to personal, business, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers.
At RBS our network of dedicated relationship managers work across England, Scotland and Wales, supporting local businesses. The teams are committed to working with customers to understand, and help them achieve, their business goals. This level of support is also complemented by specialist sector teams who can add value for customers operating in many niche fields.
RBS Group have reached an agreement to work with a group of investors to create a new challenger bank, to launch in 2015.Following completion of the operational and legal separation of the business, the new standalone bank will be known as Williams & Glyn.
It will combine the heritage of an established bank, a strong national customer franchise and an experienced and committed team with the agility, motivation and growth opportunities of a challenger. Williams & Glyn will commit to the highest standards of banking ethics and business conduct, while providing increased customer choice in the UK retail and corporate banking market.
Our trusted Partners Top Left Design are a Soho based design and digital marketing agency with a team of talented advisers, designers and coders – founded by Keren Lerner. You can see their portfolio and work on their website.
Every business has a unique combination of services, products and people – and Top Left Design bring this out through storytelling, design and marketing. They create beautifully designed, eye-catching websites and help Clients with effective digital marketing and social media strategies to capture attention and build trust.
Robert Wiseman is an Independent Financial Adviser specialising in providing bespoke Wealth Management advice to high net worth individuals, business owners and professionals.
He offers a range of services including:
- Tax advice
- Investment planning covering a wide range of products including Unit Trusts, Bonds, Venture Capital Trusts and Enterprise Investment Schemes
- Insurances including Key Man and Health
- Property and Mortgage advice.
Established in 1762, Brewin Dolphin is one of the UK’s largest independently-owned private Client investment managers, and has been offering bespoke advice to private Clients, pension funds and charities for generations. It has over £25bn in funds under management, and the two main contacts for Prime Advantage are based at its head office in the City of London.
Philip Kenyon (Divisional Director)
Philip joined Brewin Dolphin in 1992 and subsequently became an FCSI (a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments). Philip runs portfolios for private Clients, as well as for trusts, charities and private companies, and his investment style favours a long term, long-only approach.
Daniel van Leempoel (Assistant Director)
Daniel joined Brewin Dolphin in 2008, where he subsequently became an MCSI (Master of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments). Daniel manages Clients’ portfolios and adopts a conservative approach to investing.
The UHY Hacker Young Group is an ambitious and growing network of UK chartered accountants. We pride ourselves on providing you with an attentive, personal service. And while we are growing in size we can guarantee that our high service levels remain unchanged.
We combine traditional values with forward-thinking, and this combination is the hallmark of real quality.
Our clients come in all shapes and sizes and so do our services. Whether complex or day-to-day, local, national or international, we tailor our services and shape them to fit your needs; because ultimately we are focused on you and helping you prosper.
While our member firms are cohesive, we are independently minded; we give best advice because we understand both local needs and the national picture. Our firms are able to remain independent whilst working together to achieve success.
Our 109 partners and 590 professional staff operate from 27 offices across the UK. Since our inception more than 90 years ago we have grown to become one of the Top 15 national groups of chartered accountants (currently ranked 15th in the latest Accountancy Age and Accountancy Magazine league tables).
www.beatconsult.com BEAT Limited is a Maltese niche-based consulting firm specialising in the provision of project management, strategic advice and business transformation solutions. BEAT Limited is mainly engaged in business advisory and consultancy, focusing on project planning, management and commercialisation, change management, business process reengineering, transformation and optimisation. It also offers a range of auxiliary business and professional services, including those relating to accountancy and taxation. BEAT’s reputation is reflected in its range of partners of international repute, including Prime Advantage. BEAT leverages this reputation, which extends to markets as diverse as Malta, Italy, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, for the benefit of its clients, and that of its partners. Latest News from BEAT Limited
Penna is a global HR Services Group. Through effective services and unrivalled expertise, we help organisations ’improve their performance through their people’. Our expertise spans the entire employment lifecycle – from resourcing, executive search, executive interim and assessment to coaching, learning and development, performance and change, and outplacement.
Penna is pleased to Partner with Prime Advantage and has expert consultants on-hand to discuss talent plans and resourcing needs, supporting organisations to achieve business objectives.
Taylor Wessing is a full-service international law firm, working with Clients in the world’s most dynamic industries, helping them succeed by thinking innovatively about their business issues.
Taylor Wessing has developed market-leading expertise in many sectors including: Technology, Media and Communications, Life Sciences, Private Wealth and Energy.
The firm has 23 offices around the world blending the best of local commercial, industry and cultural knowledge with international experience to provide proactive, integrated solutions to Clients.
The Business Growth Fund’s mission is to help build the next generation of world class UK companies
It focuses on sectors of the economy that have long-term and significant potential for growth and it supports talented management teams and business leaders achieve their full potential through its strong network of contacts locally, regionally and UK-wide.
In addition to having excellent relationships with its five shareholding banks, BGF is forging strong links with other investors and investment bodies across the UK, including venture capital trusts and private equity firms. BGF is also keen to form strategic Partnerships with angel investors offering sector-specific knowledge and experience and its relationship Prime Advantage, with its focus on the SME growth sectors, fits perfectly with that strategy.
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High growth companies face difficulty in raising equity of less than £500,000 as fund managers typically find smaller investments difficult to manage cost effectively. By creating Partnerships with Foresight, a leading asset management company and Jenson Solutions Ltd, an experienced provider of Finance Directors and support services to high growth companies, Prime Advantage has direct access to the Jenson Seed EIS Fund which can invest up to £150,000 into SEIS qualifying companies across the UK and sectors.