21st August 2017
Walker Morris has advised the shareholders of the Bridge, the specialist IT recruitment company, on its sale to Morson Group, a leading technical recruiter and engineering design and project management company.
Over the last 16 years of operation, the Bridge has become a prominent force in the UK IT recruitment sector. Based in Leeds, the Bridge has a UK network of excellent clients and a loyal extensive contractor base.
As part of the acquisition the Bridge will become a wholly owned subsidiary within the Morson Group, maintaining its brand and contracts whilst joining the Morson family.
The Walker Morris team that advised the Bridge comprised John Hamer and Marianne McKeown from Corporate, Laura Lister from Finance Commercial, Lorna Hopps from Employment, Andrew Maclean from Real Estate and Nicola Parkinson from Tax. Corporate finance advisory advice was provided by Roger Esler and Paul Herriott of Dow Schofield Watts.