Vendor Advisors

Building strong, trusted and mutually beneficial relationships with vendor advisors is critical. We only deal with vendor advisors, not the owners, so there is no conflict of interest.
We never take a sell-side fee.

We assist you in identifying buyers for your disposal mandates. We supplement your own research by accessing our unique and extensive database of buyers. We will often be able to add value to your research by supplying additional information on buyers you identify and providing up to date contacts for them through our relationships.

Additionally, our unrivalled access to international private equity firms and family offices means we are uniquely placed to advise on the most appropriate investors for your equity fund raising mandates.

We will never share any information with a third party without your consent and we provide the service completely free of charge.

EMC Corporate Finance is a market leading M&A boutique specialising in owner-managed businesses. We enjoy a strong relationship with the Langcliffe team. They will often introduce potential buyers into the process which has led to a number of successful completions.

Michael Gibbs, EMC Corporate Finance, leading boutique provider in the £5m to £100m market.

How it works

We understand and appreciate how you operate, therefore we have a straightforward approach that plugs into your processes, ensuring that you remain in control, adding value rather than complexity:

  • You share a new mandate with us.
  • We review our database and provide you with a shortlist of relevant potential buyers.
  • We only approach the companies that you (and your client) have approved with your headline information.
  • We arrange for an NDA to be signed and the provision of an IM.
  • If requested we will facilitate the arrangement of a meeting.
  • The relationship is then with you to progress the possible transaction.

Access Our Data

To assist in identifying relevant buyers for your sell-side opportunities, we have developed a search facility, Langcliffe Community. The relationship you have with Langcliffe will determine the level of access that is available to you.

Click the link below to understand the number of buyers we can potentially introduce you to.

To access further details, including the anonymous outline of a buyer and their criteria, you will need a username and password to login via the link below. To request your login, please contact us at Our most significant partners also have access to the identity of our buyers. Please enquire how to achieve those privileges.

Key contacts

Helen Postlethwaite

Commercial Director

Tel: +44 (0)7803 505253

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Helen has over 25 years’ experience of managing operations, corporate services and customer service in professional services companies, both in the UK and overseas. She is co-founder of Langcliffe and responsible for the design, development and management of the important data systems that underpin the proposition and the implementation of policies to promote company culture and vision and generally overseeing business operations, alongside the management and support of the critical vendor advisor relationships.

Holly Cooper

Senior Commercial Manager

Tel: +44 (0)7701 325809

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Holly joined Langcliffe in 2017 shortly after completing a degree in English and Drama at Loughborough University. After initially joining the corporate team, she switched to the commercial side, looking after new business for sale opportunity processing and sell-side advisor relationships – her experience in stage management ensures deadlines are met!  She is a big rugby league supporter, as well as a Strictly superfan, (gently) forcing the entire office into regular competitions.

Hannah Gale

Senior Commercial Executive

Tel: +44 (0)7701 325387

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Hannah has a BA (Hons) from the University of Liverpool in Politics. She joined Langcliffe in February 2020. Prior to this, she worked as an administrative team lead for Bupa Care, Health and Dental services in both Yorkshire and London, relocating back to Ilkley prior to joining Langcliffe. She enjoys baking, walking in the Dales and spending time with her two black rescue cats.

James Nixon

Senior Commercial Executive

Tel: +44 (0)7516 029082

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James graduated from Sheffield Hallam in 2017 with a degree in Business & Enterprise Management. He joined the Langcliffe team in December 2020, after living in New Zealand for a couple of years, working for Otorohanga Timber Company, as well as playing cricket. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and cricket.