TLT has taken away top prize in the best deal under £15m category at the Northwest Rainmaker Awards 2022, strengthening the firm’s record as a leading adviser for transactions in the region.

Now in their eighth edition, the awards celebrate the achievements of the Northwest corporate finance community by recognising the outstanding work of leading individuals and teams, as well as the best deals completed throughout the year. Winners are selected by approximately 100 people from the region's deal making community who vote for the best deals of the year on a “one firm, one vote” basis. 


TLT was awarded in this category for the firm’s work advising active growth capital investor BGF on its £5m investment into apprenticeship training provider Apprentify. The investment, alongside debt funding from OakNorth allowed the business to expand and acquire a digital training provider for adults seeking to up or reskill. 


Richard Life, partner at TLT said: “The Apprentify transaction was a significant investment which will not only support the expansion of adult education and apprenticeships, but also reflects the healthy appetite for investment into businesses in the Northwest of the UK. We’re really proud to have been awarded best deal under £15m at the Rainmaker Awards – a very welcome recognition of the hard work and dedication of our corporate team to deliver the best outcomes possible for our clients”. 


The awards are run by business news site Winners were announced at an event taking place on 30 June at the Midland Hotel in Manchester. 


For more information about the Rainmaker Awards visit: North West Rainmaker Awards 2022 |


Date published

04 July 2022


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