With an unrivalled track record for sourcing acquisitions and creative deal-making, Leanne Carling has grown group business, Carling Property Group into the largest privately-owned landlord in Scotland. She brings vast experience in consolidating fragmented sectors to her role as Mergers & Acquisitions Director of investment company United Capital.
Leanne’s work ethic, energy for the next opportunity, and unique female voice in the fragmented markets space, make her an absolute expert in deal making, negotiating, and investments.
Over the last two decades, Leanne has been a driving force in more than 1,000 real estate portfolio acquisition transactions, with a value of circa £200million. The rapid growth of Carling Property Group is testament to Leanne’s talent for sourcing potential acquisitions that no-one else has identified, and buying at the right price to maximise eventual sale value.
As Mergers & Acquisitions Director Leanne identifies, manages, and negotiates M&A activity to its completion. Leanne’s ability to source opportunities and construct deals that work for both buyer and seller is second to none, and is in large part responsible for delivering United Capital’s strategic goal of reaching group turnover of £500 million by 2024.
Leanne has delivered large-scale buy-and-build strategies across multiple sectors and her meticulous approach to deal sourcing and pipeline/ opportunity management has been instrumental to the success of the group.