An independent, owner managed adviser specialising in selling and acquiring companies.

Established in 1999

Experienced a variety of economic environments and deal structures.

Extensive Network

We work with a carefully selected group of family offices, private equity houses and trade acquirers.

Experienced Team

Decades of experience with a hands on approach.

Relationship Driven

We are driven to ensure our clients receive unparalleled commitment from a team they can trust.

Our Expertise:

We provide professional corporate finance advice on:

  • Sell side advisory (company sales)
  • Buy side advisory (company acquisitions)
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Growth capital fundraising

A Unique Offering

The New World team are highly entrepreneurial senior corporate finance professionals with a long track record in the UK mid-market, we are committed to:


Providing a bespoke
service to match clients’
unique requirements.


Understanding and
exceeding financial and
non-financial goals.


Providing unlimited
access to senior


The highest standards
of client service.


Building long-term


Objective advice
without conflict.


We are sector agnostic and have completed transactions in multiple sectors, including; financial services, renewable energy, product distribution, e-commerce, digital media, technology, leisure and consumer.

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Our Team

Stephen Altman

Founder and director

Stephen qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co in 1988. He has over 20 years experience in corporate finance having worked at BNP Paribas, PWC and Deloitte & Touche. Stephen’s experience includes a public-to-private takeover, management buy-outs and buy-ins, company sales, acquisitions and development capital fundraising.

Max Weil


Max qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse Coopers. Before joining NWCF he worked at a family office where he worked on originating, managing and executing private equity investments into growth stage companies. He also has experience in advisory work that has ranged from small private fundraises to IPO advice.

George Barham


Geroge qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte. He also worked for an investment banking specialist, Fenchurch Advisory, and a family office called Pacific Investments.

Carina O Brien

Office Manager

Carina joined New World in 2005 and is responsible for the day to day running of the office. Carina also provides secretarial and administrative support to the team and is responsible for the internal accounting function