About us


We deliver unconflicted, independent strategic advice, with a personal and hands-on approach, ensuring first-class transaction execution.

Who we are

Blacksquare Advisory was set up by two experienced corporate finance practitioners to bring bulge-bracket investment banking expertise and advice to the oft-neglected lower mid-market.
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Why Blacksquare Advisory

We provide a client-centric, hands-on approach to provide first-class transaction execution combined with unconflicted, independent, strategic advice.

We only focus on a small number of mandates at a time, giving each the dedication it requires to deliver optimal outcomes.

We take the long-term view. We are not just transaction-focused, and invest time in clients to understand their aspirations, help their business flourish and provide ongoing strategic advice throughout their journey.

We develop creative solutions to deal with complexities, leveraging our broad experience.


More than 25 years’ experience in executing M&A transactions and capital events.
Our deal experience has covered a value spectrum from £10m through to £1.2bn with a total deal value to date of more than £7.5bn.
A best-in-class modus operandi, instilled from years of working in Europe’s most prolific financial advisory house.

Our services

Mergers & Acquisitions

At Blacksquare Advisory, we deliver bespoke, client-centric, independent and strategic advice & support towards delivering successful M&A transactions with a hands-on approach.

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Strategic Advisory

We offer independent advice on a broad spectrum of strategic, commercial and financial matters to help clients drive value in their business.

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We are partner-led from start to finish, ensuring all clients benefit from trusted, hands-on senior advisers with many years of real-world corporate finance experience to deliver considered advice with first-class execution.

Omaier Akhtar


Omaier's experience covers a broad range of public, private and financial sponsor deals covering a value spectrum from £10m through to £1.2bn; with a total deal value of over £6bn. This experience has spanned sell-side, buy-side and capital markets transactions.

Jason Loucopoulos


Jason possesses significant experience, specialising in M&A and Corporate Finance services, advising on multiple sell-side and buy-side transactions for private equity, corporates and owner-managed businesses, across a number of sectors spanning the whole value range.

Our approach

As a detailed-oriented team, our approach is rooted in thorough preparation.
We embed ourselves in the detail to ensure we have a deep understanding of the business and its proposition to allow us to articulate your story with conviction.
We foster targeted and focused investor and buyer discussions, supported by high quality data, to enhance deliverability alongside value.

Transform opportunity into value
with tailored, considered advice.