Alpha Helix Corporate Finance

Alpha Helix is a dedicated healthcare and education focussed advisory firm that provides services to exciting, fast-growing UK SMEs. We are skilled at getting to the heart of a business and recognising how best to present it to the market, as well as providing hands on execution and process management to achieve our client’s goals.

What we offer:

  • Tailored service
  • Deep network
  • Experienced professionals

Our team

We’ve worked hard to build a sector specialist team that knows the intricate dynamics of the healthcare and education markets, and we’re never afraid to roll up our sleeves to help drive a process forward

  • Gordon Hamilton

    Gordon founded Alpha Helix after buying out Nexus Corporate Finance from the Nexus Group. Gordon has over twenty years' experience advising healthcare companies, both public and private, domestic and international on a range of transactions and financial products.

  • Steve Travers

    Steve joined the Alpha Helix team as a Senior Advisor in February 2021 having had a successful executive level career in the healthcare services sector for almost 15 years.

  • Sam Rolls

    Sam is responsible for assisting with all aspects of deal delivery across the healthcare sector. He previously worked for Darwin Alternatives, an alternative investment fund. He is a certified CFA charterholder and has also passed the IMC exams.

  • Bettina Salomon

    Bettina joined Alpha Helix as an analyst in September 2019. She is responsible for assisting Gordon with deal coordination. Prior to joining Alpha Helix, Bettina was an intern at Nexus Investments.

  • Christian Bestel

    Chris performs research, analysis and financial modelling for Alpha Helix. He previously worked at Deloitte in South Africa for three years and completed a three-month secondment in Boston.

  • Louis de Wet

    Louis performs research, analysis and financial modelling for Alpha Helix. He holds a BCom degree in Statistics and Investment Management from Stellenbosch University

Recent Transactions

  • Medica Group PLC acquires Global Diagnostics Ireland

    “It was a pleasure to work with Gordon and his team at Alpha Helix on our first significant M&A transaction that internationalises and diversifies our operations” - Stuart Quin, CEO Medica PLC Nov 2020

    Date of transaction: Nov 2020

  • Vision Mental Health acquired by Civitas Social Housing

    “It was a great pleasure to work with the team at Alpha Helix Corporate Finance. Gordon and Sam demonstrated a deep knowledge and understanding of the mental health sector and provided sound and trusted advice throughout the process.” Mar 2020

    Date of transaction: Mar 2020

  • New Directions FSC acquired by Civitas and TLC

    "We’d like to thank the Alpha Helix team for all their hard work on this deal. We think Civitas & TLC will be a complimentary match, and we look forward to embarking on the next chapter of our growth with them" Mar 2020

    Date of transaction: Mar 2020

  • Cardio Solutions sold to Healthcare 21

    AHCF is proud to have advised the founders and shareholders of Cardio Solutions in the sale of their business to Healthcare 21 Group and H2 Equity Partners Mar 2020

    Date of transaction: Mar 2020

  • Sale of practices to Dental Partners

    'We are delighted to have advised Genix Healthcare on the sale of practices to Dental Partners' Gordon Hamilton MD, Alpha Helix Corporate Finance Jan 2020

    Date of transaction: Jan 2020

  • Sale of Dental Practices to Rodericks Dental

    'We are delighted to have supported Genix Healthcare in the sale of some of their practices to Rodericks Dental' Gordon Hamilton MD, Alpha Helix Corporate Finance Jan 2020

    Date of transaction: Jan 2020

  • The Clinical Trials Company acquired by Veristat

    “We’re delighted to have assisted the shareholders of The Clinical Trial Company in securing a successful exit to Veristat, a US based full service CRO. Veristat are a great fit and are well placed to build on the success of the business to date” Dec 2019

    Date of transaction: Dec 2019

  • Gordons Vets acquired by IVC

    "We're delighted to have used AHCF to advise us on this transaction. Gordon and his team were extremely professional and immensely helpful at guiding us through the process and securing a successful deal with IVC." - David Gordon, CEO Gordon Vets Nov 2019

    Date of transaction: Nov 2019

  • Management Advisory for Access Fertility

    'We are delighted to have assisted the management of Access Fertility with advise on equity structuring prior to exploring an exit' MD of AHCF, Gordon Hamilton Oct 2019

    Date of transaction: Oct 2019

  • Healthshare

    Alpha Helix Corporate Finance advised the shareholders of Heathshare on selling a minority interest Jun 2019

    Date of transaction: Jun 2019