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James Cowper Kreston have successfully advised Utilita Energy on its acquisition of bvocal

13 April 2017

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James Cowper Kreston are pleased to announce their involvement in the disposal of bvocal to Utilita Energy. The Corporate Finance team provided lead advisory services to Utilita Energy.

Chesterfield based call centre specialist bvocal, which handles calls for Utilita Energy, has a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in the telemarketing industry. All 325 bvocal staff – 225 at its Chesterfield HQ and a further 100 at its recently opened Sheffield centre – will become part of the Utilita group of companies. bvocal has worked with Utilita since 2014.

Steve Parker, Director of Sales and Marketing at Utilita Energy, commented: “bvocal has played an integral role in the growth of Utilita and has proved to be a highly successful sales channel. With this in mind, it made perfect sense to bring bvocal into Utilita in a move that will be mutually beneficial. As we continue to grow, bvocal will play a key role.”

Paul Stubbs, Managing Director at bvocal, added: "This is a fantastic business opportunity for both companies. Utilita has been bvocal’s only client for the past two years. This deal is great for our brilliant staff, who will now benefit from working for Britain’s fastest-growing independent energy supplier.”

Nick Rogers, Corporate Finance Partner at James Cowper Kreston, said: “We are very pleased to have provided invaluable assistance to the management team at Utilita Energy and we wish them every success in their future with bvocal.” 

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