Ryecroft Glenton has announced the appointment of a talented dealmaker at its growing corporate finance division.
Alex Simpson, 28, joins the Newcastle-based firm as Corporate Finance Executive from international firm, Ernst & Young.
As part of the established corporate finance team, Alex will advise clients on all aspects of growth and transformation, including acquisitions and disposals, along with the delivery of strategic reviews.
Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance has established a strong reputation for the provision of strategic advice, which has enabled a number of its clients to deliver upon growth strategies and increase shareholder value.
Originally from Derby, Alex graduated from Newcastle University with a BA (Hons) degree in Accountancy and Finance. After a gap year where he travelled through South America, Alex returned to the North East to build his career, which began after he was accepted onto Deloitte’s Graduate Scheme. He completed his ACA qualification before joining Ernst & Young
Alex said: “I have always had a keen interest in corporate finance and the opportunity to join Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance was one I couldn’t turn down. Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance is very well respected, not only in the North East, but also across the country, for its specialist advice and expertise and I am very proud to be part of the team.”
Carl Swansbury, Partner at Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance, said: “Alex has joined Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance at an exciting time; over the past six months we have advised on a number of high profile transactions across the country and we are looking forward to a busy 2016.
“Alex shares our enthusiasm for providing clients with the best possible advice and he is a welcome addition to the team.”