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Zach Francis


Zach is an associate at Oaklins Smith & Williamson, one of Oaklins’ member firms in the UK, with three years of M&A experience advising clients on both the sell-side and buy-side. Key transactions he has worked on include the sale of Millbrook Healthcare, a nationwide provider of equipment, assessment and home-based services, to private equity investor Cairngorm Capital; advising France-based ADDEV Materials, an industrial materials specialist, on its cross-border acquisition of UK-based Graytone Limited, a group of companies specializing in the distribution of materials to a range of sectors; the sale of Floranova, a specialist breeder and supplier of flower seeds, to Chinese-owned Swiss-based Syngenta International AG; and the sale of QMS Medicosmetics GmbH, a leading premium skin care brand headquartered in Germany, to UK-based private equity investor BlueGem Capital Partners.

Prior to joining the team in 2017, Zach qualified as an accountant while working in an assurance role for public and private companies, particularly in the healthcare, automotive and energy sectors.

 Zach Francis
London, United Kingdom


Work phone
+44 20 7131 4006

Mobile phone
+44 7876 843488

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