Posted on 30 January 2017
Midlands based accountancy and business advisory firm, Smith Cooper, have today announced further expansion of their specialist Corporate Finance team through the appointment of Christopher Campbell.
Chris, who joins the firm as an Analyst, graduated from the University of Greenwich with a BSc in IT Management with Business.
Whilst being primarily based in Smith Cooper’s Nottingham office, Chris will fulfil a vital role within the firm wide Corporate Finance team who also operate from Derby and Birmingham. His priority will be researching and contacting potential business contacts, alongside project support.
Of the new role Chris commented, “I am thrilled to be part of the growing team at Smith Cooper. There are exciting times ahead and I am looking forward to being part of the journey.”
Of his appointment, Corporate Finance Partner Dan Bowtell commented: “We are delighted to welcome Chris to Smith Cooper Corporate Finance at such an exciting time. 2016 was the second best year for global deals since 2005 and our team continued to grow and prosper both through the appointments of key staff members, and through the recognition of our peers and other professionals who voted us winners for both the SME Deal of the Year and SME Advisory Team of the Year awards.
2017 looks as though it will continue this trend with the number of business owners currently pursuing acquisitions the highest it has been for the past 5 years. As a firm we will continue to look for, recruit and retain the best talent, ensuring our team lives up to the Advisory Team of the Year title and our clients have access to the best advice.”
Smith Cooper Corporate Finance specialise in providing owner-managed and mid-corporate businesses and investors with high-intensity project management of acquisitions, sales, fundraising, and other related services, typically in the £1million to £50million value range.
In the past year, the division has worked on a number of high profile transactions including the acquisition of CP Bigwood by Shepherd Direct Limited and the sale of Zip Textiles to Johnson Service Group.