Tughans shortlisted for Corporate Law Firm of The Year

Tughans has been shortlisted by Insider Media’s Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards for Corporate Law Firm of the Year, following a record 7th year in a row as Northern Ireland’s most active advisory firm.

Tughans also advised on 13 deals shortlisted for ‘Deal of the Year’.

The awards reward the best-performing professional advisory firms based in Northern Ireland which have worked on transactions involving NI businesses during the qualifying period.

All the entry submissions received by Insider were presented to the panel of independent judges, chaired by Insider’s regional business editor, Philip Cunliffe. The submissions were assessed and evaluated by the judges who selected the shortlists and the outright winners.

The winners will be unveiled at the gala dinner event taking place at the Europa Hotel, Belfast on 2nd March 2023. The names of the judges will also be announced at the awards dinner.

Tughans shortlisted deals below:

Deal of the Year (below £2.5m) Shortlist:
• Investment in Angoka by 24Haymarket, Invest NI Co-Fund and others
• Investment in BLK Box Fitness by Whiterock Capital
• Investment in Pitchbooking by Vertex Albion Capital, Invest NI C-Fund and others

Private Equity / Venture Capital Deal the Year shortlist:
• Investment in Mzuri Group (Decora) by BGF
• Investment in Clarke by BGF
• Investment in Re-Vana Therapeutics by Visionary Ventures, ExSight Ventures and InFocus Capital Partners
• Investment in Vyta by MML

Deal of the Year (£2.5m – £10m) shortlist:
• Sale of Renewable Energy Devices to Octopus Energy
• Series C Investment into CV6 Therapeutics by Co-Fund NI, QUBIS and TechStart and others
• Investment on Clarke Group NI by BGF

Deal of the Year (above £10m) shortlist:
• Investment in Uform Holdings by Cardinal Capital (exit for BGF)
• Investment in Vyta by MML
• Sale of Blue Zinc IT to ClearCourse Partnership Acquieco Finance