How we can help you

We are industry experts and have in-depth knowledge of the market. We take the time needed to learn about the key aspects of your business so we can identify and unlock hidden value and opportunities. Understanding your aspirations is key to ensuring we can deliver on your expectations in the ideal timeframe.


Realising ambitions starts with the right strategy. We tailor our strategic consulting to your needs and expectations. Many clients form ongoing relationships with us in which we serve as an adviser to the board. We can also fulfil short-term projects such as strategic reviews. Whichever way you choose to work with us, you can be confident you will receive maximum value for your shareholders.


  • Understand and review your current strategy
  • Conduct a detailed examination of the business, including a comprehensive SWOT analysis
  • Understand key business value drivers
  • Set out potential transaction options and valuation
  • Prepare for a transaction



We have strong relationships with a range of funders, including private equity, venture capital, traditional banks, challenger banks and venture debt providers. We will be able to identify the most appropriate source of funding based on your specific requirements.


  • Management Buy-Outs
  • Acquisitions
  • Minority shareholders’ cash-out
  • Founders’ equity release
  • Growth capital
  • Refinancing and debt consolidation
  • Employee Ownership Trusts


Our industry experience and proven history of M&A in the technology and telecoms sector ensures we can give advice and support across all elements of an acquisition process.

We can provide genuine insight and significant additional value to our clients.


  • Valuation and deal structure
  • Negotiation of key terms
  • Due diligence
  • Project management throughout the process
  • Post-completion planning
  • Commercial Due Diligence
  • Private Equity buy-side advisory and support
  • Financial Due Diligence (via K3 Advantage)



The sale of a business is often a life-changing event for its shareholders. As a prolific sell-side adviser in the UK technology sector, we know what is required to succeed. We take time to understand the desired outcome for you and your shareholders so we can implement a process that delivers exactly what you want.


  • Understand shareholder and management objectives and aspirations
  • Set out various deal options and structures available
  • Thorough preparation before the deal process begins
  • Develop high quality marketing materials ensuring the key messages are conveyed to buyers/investors
  • Generate competitive tension by utilising our extensive network and experience in the sector
  • Design a bespoke process to minimise business disruption
  • Hands on process management from our experienced team
  • Work to unlock value and exceed shareholder expectations
  • Instil total confidence that we will deliver maximum shareholder value throughout a process which typically lasts between five and nine months


Group Services


Through our Group’s dedicated tax division, our specialists have claimed back hundreds of millions of pounds in Research & Development tax credits for our clients. Our teams possess specialist knowledge and senior-level experience over the entire tax spectrum, allowing us to operate across a wide range of industry sectors.


Our buy-side acquisition search team helps private and publicly listed companies, private equity houses and family offices to source deals within specific search criteria, facilitating the professional introduction to businesses seeking acquisition, merger, investment or strategic partnership transactions.


Our Group’s restructuring division works with businesses at their key milestones, delivering a wide array of turnaround solutions including restructuring advisory, financial advisory, creditor services, forensic accounting and pensions advisory.

Part of the K3 Family

In July 2021, Knight CF was acquired by K3 Capital Group, a global, multi-disciplinary and complementary group of professional business services advising UK SMEs and businesses overseas.

K3 Capital Group brings together experts in company sale and corporate finance lead advisory; insolvency; personal insolvency; business restructuring; forensic accounting; pension and financial advisory; R&D tax credits; tax investigations; tax advisory; and debt advisory.

Together, the operating group companies provide a wide range of services to our clients.

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