Moving you and your business forward


Providing independent, tailored corporate finance, consulting and private equity services in East Anglia and the South East.

What we're good at

At Forward, we help owners and managers of businesses to plan for and achieve their strategic goals. Whether that is a business sale, structuring and completing a management buy out or making that strategic acquisition, we are committed to delivering success for our client.

We work with owners and managers across the South East to ensure your transaction is properly planned and efficiently executed. And you will have senior level engagement all the way through the process.

We are with you from the start, to completion. Planning, thinking and moving you FORWARD.

What we do

What Makes Us Different

Extensive experience

We bring over 30 years of expertise in corporate finance, consulting and private equity, working with SMEs in the UK and Ireland.

SME specialists

We focus on solutions in the market, be they equity or debt, that are the right fit for our SME and owner manager clients.

Senior hands on engagement

You will receive senior input from the start, all the way through the project, and with our sleeves rolled up.

Focused approach

We are a small boutique firm that is 100% focused on you and your plans - success for you is success for us.

Who we are

Recent transactions

Dains logo


Date:June 2024
Project:Acquisition Support
Sector:Business services


GT Engine Services logo

GT Engine Services

Date:June 2024
Project:Business Sale


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JDC Scaffolding

Date:March 2024
Project:Management Buyout


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