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Edward Jenkins

Managing Director

Edward Jenkins is a Managing Director with Teneo in London, having joined Teneo as part of its purchase of Deloitte’s UK Restructuring business.

Edward is a Managing Director in our M&A team with a focus on Good Book and Accelerated M&A, which involves working with a variety of clients (both sellers and buyers) to secure successful outcomes standard M&A processes or in situations where a full traditional M&A process may not be possible. Previously Edward spent 17 years at Deloitte LLP and was a member of the Corporate Finance Advisory THL team, the leading mid-market advisory practice in the sector, covering travel, hospitality, licensed retail, gaming and leisure.

Edward has worked on a wide range of transactions advising a variety of stakeholders (including lenders, corporate clients, private equity and MBO candidates) in solvent, stressed and distressed situations. Edward is FCA qualified.


Selected Project Experience:


  • Carve-out of various Domino’s International Franchises to private investors.
  • Disposal of Gourmet Burger Kitchen to Boparan.
  • Disposal of Vital Ingredient to FCFM Group Ltd.
  • Disposal of Busaba Eathai to Phonenix Equity Partners.
  • Disposal of Hakkasan to Tasameem Real Estate.
  • Advised Living Ventures on the MBO of Gusto Restaurants Ltd.
  • Advised Singha Corporation on the acquisition of the Oriental Restaurant Group.
  • Disposal of Gaucho to SC Lowy.

Pubs & bars

  • Disposal of Black Sheep Brewery to Breal Capital.
  • Acquisition of Brunning & Price by The Restaurant Group Plc.
  • Advised Legal & General Ventures on their acquisition of Novus Leisure.
  • Acquisition of Balls Brothers by Novus.
  • Advised Cerberus on their acquisition of Admiral Taverns.


  • Sale of CHS Services (School Ski Travel Business) to TUI Travel.
  • Disposal of Bales Worldwide to Virgin Holidays.

Leisure & Gaming

  • Disposal of Drayton Manor Theme Park to Looping Group.
  • Disposal of Dream Lodge Group to Exclusive Luxury Lodges Limited.
  • Merger of The Ambassador Theatre Group with the UK Live Nation theatres
    Disposal of Purple Lounge (online gaming).
  • Disposal of Cryptologic (online gaming) to Amaya.
  • Disposal of Bluestone Holiday Resort
    Acquisition of The Club Company by Epiris LLP.
  • Acquisition of Away Resorts by Freshstream Bregal LLP.


  • Sale of Sova Asset Management and Sova VC to a private investor.
  • Sale of Wismar Pellets GmbH to LEAG AG.
  • Sale of Broadway Partners to Voneus.
  • Carve-out of James Fisher Nuclear from James Fisher Plc to RCapital.
  • Sale of 50% share in two York University Accommodation residences to Foresight.
  • Sale of Smart & Cook to AXA UK plc.
  • Disposal of Bezier Acquisitions Limited to HIG Europe.

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