Debt Advisory

Lead Advisors to Dunstall Holdings on the acquisition of Rea Valley Tractors and associated fundraising.

About the deal

Simon Clarke, owner of AIS and the ultimate holding company Dunstall Holdings acquired Rea Valley Tractors, the largest UK John Deere dealership based in Shropshire along with a 7-acre site on the outskirts of Shrewsbury to relocate the business.

How we made a difference

  • Sourced, negotiated and structured a debt only funding package to maximise client equity position;
  • Delivered complex transaction to accommodate different vendor requirements;
  • Provided complex integration and synergy based financial modelling; and
  • Supported client to negotiate a new on-going franchise agreement with John Deere.
What our clients say

Simon Clarke - High Sheriff of Staffordshire, Chairman and Shareholder of Dunstall Holdings Limited

Springboard’s expertise in structuring a fundable deal that is acceptable to both buyer and seller, coupled with their in-depth knowledge of the local business funding market, enabled us to successfully complete this highly sensitive transaction in a short period of time.  Their pro-active project management meant that we were always presented with solutions not problems, allowing us to focus on the day-to-day management of our business.  I would highly recommend Springboard and look forward to our on-going relationship.