Members’ Voluntary Liquidations

Rory Moynagh HNH

Whilst the political and economic landscape in 2019 has continued to be dominated by uncertainty, one option for company directors to manage any uncertainty in the wind down of a company’s affairs is via a Members’ Voluntary Liquidation.

A Members’ Voluntary Liquidation (or “MVL” as it is commonly known) is an option for solvent companies wishing to wind down their activities and allows for assets to be distributed in a tax-efficient manner, whilst also giving directors certainty given the finality of the liquidation process...

Richard Moorehead HNH

I’m thinking about selling my business: What are my options?

Richard Moorehead HNH

The answer to this question provides more answers than you may realise. It may seem like semantics, but we generally prefer to reference an exit, rather than a sale, as the latter, in our belief, serves to perpetuate the myth that a sale is a binary, all or nothing event, i.e., you either keep the business, or sell all of it, when it fact it is increasingly common for shareholders to divest of only part of their holdings...

Bruce Walker, Craig Holmes and Harry Linklater HNH

HNH Announces New Office Opening

We are delighted to announce the opening of an office in Edinburgh.

Announcing the opening, Craig Holmes said “We can now build on the great foundation we have established in Belfast since our opening in 2011 and extend our offering and influence to Scotland.  We have made this move with the full support and encouragement of our existing clients and business partners who all welcome this geographic extension of our services”...

HNH Advise US Funder 57 Stars on Investment into 3fivetwo Group

HNH have advised US Funders 57 Stars LLC, on a multi-million pound investment into Northern Ireland’s largest private healthcare group, the 3fivetwo Group, via a new fund dedicated to investing in Northern Ireland. The fund, created by 57 Stars and leading UK SME investor Foresight Group, will be used to provide additional capacity, including beds and laminar flow theatres, at 3fivetwo’s Kingsbridge hospitals in Belfast and Sligo...

Antoine Daubigny and Craig Holmes of HNH

Daubigny secures entry into New York Marathon


HNH Corporate Finance Analyst Antoine Daubigny has gained a coveted starting-place in the 2019 New York Marathon.

Daubigny is understandably excited at gaining entry to one of the world’s six major marathon events, alongside Tokyo, London, Boston, Berlin and Chicago.

We sat down with the 25-year-old to understand more about the entry process, who he is fundraising for, why he enjoys running marathons and what his plan is preparing for the big day...

Mattioli Woods and SSAS Solutions' directors after expansion announcement

HNH lead advisor in SSAS Solutions sale

SSAS Solutions has become part of listed wealth management group Mattioli Woods.

SSAS is a Belfast-based firm specialising in offering business owners tailored retirement schemes. Established in 2009 and now employing 12 staff, it provides pension administration and trustee services to more than 350 small self-administered scheme (SSAS) clients, with approximately £380m of assets under administration...