Iain joined DSG as a partner in February 2014. He started his career with an independent firm in Liverpool before moving to London where he spent ten years working for Deloitte in both audit and corporate finance roles followed by a four-year spell in their North West corporate finance transaction services team.

Iain leads several of DSG’s well-established client relationships where he provides audit, accounting and corporate finance services. Since joining the firm he has advised a number of his clients on corporate acquisitions and disposals and has also acted for local banks in providing financial due diligence reports associated with potential funding decisions.

Iain is an experienced audit partner having worked with companies (private and listed) and groups of all sizes and across a range of industry sectors. He also has particular expertise in advising businesses looking to engage in M&A activity where his specialism in buy-side financial due diligence ensures his clients maximise value through mitigation of transaction risk and careful consideration of deal structure.

‘I also have specialist capital markets experience and have advised a number of companies looking to list on both domestic and overseas stock exchanges. At DSG this experience has proven invaluable in advising clients looking for investment from a range of external sources (such as private equity, venture capital and grant funding) where my focus is on ensuring businesses are investor-ready’.

Iain is one of three partners who lead DSG’s fast-growing Corporate Business team which currently comprises around 26 staff across audit, accounts and corporate finance. Having a background in working with large corporate groups Iain has the technical knowledge to work with companies across a range of sizes.

He also has a passion for advising fast-growing owner managed businesses where he is able to work alongside management teams to refine potential growth strategies, ensure careful working capital management and advise on M&A opportunities.

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