August 16, 2023

RWK Goodman advises on the sale of The Woodhouse Partnership Limited to RSK Group

We have recently advised the shareholders of The Woodhouse Partnership Limited, an international asset management consultancy, on their sale to RSK Group.

The Woodhouse Partnership Ltd (“TWPL”) was founded in 1994 by a group of senior industrial managers including current managing director, John Woodhouse. TWPL specialises in global asset management training, education and consulting services which have been in rapidly growing demand in recent years.

John Woodhouse is a leading expert in the field of international asset management and has co-authored several of the industry’s professional standards. John will continue to lead the business post-sale.

TWPL comprises two UK companies and three entities overseas in the USA, Colombia and Brazil.

Katharine Mortimer (Corporate) lead the RWK Goodman team advising the shareholders of TWPL on the sale to RSK Group, assisted by Freya Still (Corporate), Daniel Pinheiro (Real Estate) and Tim Gofton (Employment).

Katharine Mortimer commented: “We were delighted to support the sellers on this transaction and it was a pleasure working with John and the team at TWPL and their corporate finance advisers, Tim Harrington and John Stopher of Watersheds. The sale had added complexity due to the overseas entities, so we were really pleased to see it to a successful conclusion. It’s great to see a business add such demonstrable value to its clients and we hope that the relationship between John and RSK will enable TWPL to continue to go from strength to strength”.

John Woodhouse commented: “Thank you, Katharine and Freya, for your insightful advice, pragmatism and kind support as we navigated the complexities and compromises necessary to land this highly successful deal. Due diligence and contract negotiations can get pretty intense, especially when added on top of the ‘day job’, but your patience, your attention to detail and evident common sense made the whole experience a lot easier!”