September 6, 2023

RWK Goodman advises sellers of prominent UK Dental Media Company

RWK GOODMAN press release

RWK Goodman has helped facilitate the successful management buyout backed by Coniston Capital of Finlayson Media Communications Limited (“FMC”), the UK’s leading dental communications company.

Edward Hoare and Bharti Moore, partners in RWK Goodman’s corporate team, played a pivotal role in this transaction, supporting FMC’s founder and majority shareholder Ken Finlayson, underscoring the firm’s commitment to supporting businesses in their growth endeavours.

FMC has long been a trusted name in the field of dentistry media, connecting dental professionals to their industry through a diverse array of channels, including popular websites like, esteemed publications like Dentistry and Private Dentistry, engaging exhibitions, and prestigious awards. With an extensive audience of over 98,000 dental professionals, FMC offers an invaluable platform for its media partners to connect and engage.

Ken Finlayson, Founder and Chairman of FMC, commented:

“Ed Hoare has advised me and FMC on numerous transactions over the years. RWK Goodman provided invaluable support and guidance throughout the process and I could not have had a better team to guide me through the complexities of this deal.”

Edward Hoare, Corporate Partner at RWK Goodman, commented:

“We are delighted to have been involved with this transaction. The management buyout marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for FMC. It has been a privilege assisting Ken Finlayson and his dedicated team over the years, and we are confident that the partnership with Coniston Capital will lead to a prosperous future for FMC going forward.”

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