Alpha Helix Corporate Finance

Alpha Helix is a dedicated healthcare focused 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 market, 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.

  • Sam Rolls

    Sam is responsible for assisting with all aspects of deal delivery. 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.

  • Steve Travers

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

  • Matthew McKechnie

    Matthew performs research, analysis, and financial modelling for Alpha Helix. He holds a BBusSci (Honours) degree specialising in Finance and an MCom in Risk Management of Financial Markets from the University of Cape Town. Matthew has passed all 3 levels of the CFA® programme.

  • Azhar Kahn

    Azhar performs research, analysis, and financial modelling for Alpha Helix. He previously worked at Vodacom Group in South Africa for two years. He holds a BBusSci (Honours) degree specialising in Finance from the University of Cape Town.

Recent Transactions

  • BUPA has acquired The Smart Clinics

    Alpha Helix Corporate Finance has advised BUPA on the acquisition of The Smart Clinics Dec 2023

    Date of transaction: Dec 2023

  • Galaxar Direct Invest in Sapphire Eyecare

    "Alpha Helix’s hands on advice and pragmatic approach to managing the process was invaluable in delivering the result and we are excited for what the future holds" Jonny Husband, MD Sapphire Eyecare Jul 2023

    Date of transaction: Jul 2023

  • Blue Zinc Acquired by ClearCourse

    “AHCF have worked tirelessly to structure and deliver a fantastic deal and we are thrilled with the outcome. We really appreciate all team’s hard work and guidance, and we are delighted to have found such a well-matched partner" Ronnie Johnston, CEO Aug 2022

    Date of transaction: Aug 2022

  • Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology & Soft Tissue has undergone a Management Buyout

    We are thrilled for Nick, Laurent, Jon & Gerard and it has been a pleasure to work along side them on this deal. We have secured a great group of investors who will support the team in their vision to create a world class hospital. G. Hamilton, MD Aug 2022

    Date of transaction: Aug 2022

  • Start2Stop is Acquired by Orpea

    "Sam and the team at Alpha Helix Corporate Finance have done a fantastic job guiding the shareholders through what has been an immensely complex process" Cosmo Duff Gordon, Founder Start2Stop May 2022

    Date of transaction: May 2022

  • Cavendish Imaging acquired by an undisclosed buyer

    AHCF are delighted to have assisted the shareholders of Harley Street headquartered dental and maxillofacial imaging group, Cavendish Imaging, on their exit to an undisclosed buyer Sam Rolls Mar 2022

    Date of transaction: Mar 2022

  • Brodie & Stone Acquired by Creightons

    "A huge thanks, it was a challenge but we couldn't have done it without the A Team!" Michael Eggerton, Chairman Brodie & Stone Sep 2021

    Date of transaction: Sep 2021

  • RUH Bath NHS Trust Acquires Circle Hospital Bath

    . Jun 2021

    Date of transaction: Jun 2021

  • 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