Smith & Williamson launches new transactions business stream

  • Written By: Natalie Bruce
  • Published: Wed, 01 May 2019 09:21 GMT

Smith & Williamson has launched a new transactions business stream, bringing together corporate finance, transactions services and valuations to better serve clients.

John Rugman

The new unit will be led by John Rugman, who has over 20 years of transactional experience, providing services to investment banks, major listed companies, private equity houses, private companies and UK and overseas governments.

John said: “This is an exciting moment for our transactions business at Smith & Williamson, and this new structure will create a team of scale, reach and capability, with over 50 members of staff stretching from London to Southampton, Bristol, Birmingham and Dublin. The forming of the new business stream will mean our transactions professionals can work together more efficiently, and in a more specialised way, delivering greater value and providing greater insight to our clients.”

The new unit will create a powerful and comprehensive offering, allowing clients access to a range of advice and services from the team including M&A, finance raising, strategic advisory, transaction support, valuations, financial and tax due diligence, vendor due diligence, vendor assist, financial modelling and reporting accountant services.

Natalie Bruce
Media Relations Manager
0207 131 8265 @SmithWilliamson LinkedIn

By necessity, this briefing can only provide a short overview and it is essential to seek professional advice before applying the contents of this article. No responsibility can be taken for any loss arising from action taken or refrained from on the basis of this publication. Details correct at time of publication.

Notes to editors
Smith & Williamson is an independently owned professional and financial services group with over 1,700 people. The group is a leading provider of investment management, financial advisory and accountancy services to private clients, professional practices and mid-to-large corporates. The group has twelve offices; these are in London, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cheltenham, Dublin (City and Sandyford), Glasgow, Guildford, Jersey, Salisbury and Southampton.

Smith & Williamson LLP

Regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales for a range of investment business activities. A member of Nexia International

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