Preston-based accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has bolstered its growing corporate finance team in Manchester with two new appointments.
Sam Singleton has joined KPMG as deputy director of corporate finance while Dan Coleman has been recruited as director of corporate finance, also from KPMG.
MHA Moore and Smalley’s corporate finance team has grown rapidly since the firm opened its Manchester office on Mosley Street in 2019. In January 2022, MHA Moore and Smalley doubled the size of the Manchester office , which allowed it to double the number of employees from 35 to 70.
Andrew Feeke, Head of Corporate Finance, MHA Moore and Smalley, said: “Since we opened our Manchester office, we have experienced rapid growth in demand for our corporate finance services as well as several other areas. expertise, including compliance and tax advisory services.
“Our corporate finance team has grown significantly over this time. Sam and Dan will complement our strong expertise as we continue to establish MHA Moore and Smalley as a key corporate finance advisory firm in the Manchester and wider North West landscape.
Prior to joining MHA Moore and Smalley, Sam spent six years with KPMG, joining the firm as an Audit Partner and progressing to Chief Audit Executive, leading a number of leading large firms in the North- Where is.
He will work alongside senior members of MHA Moore and Smalley’s corporate finance team on corporate divestitures, acquisitions, management buyouts, management buyouts and refinancing transactions, as well as a wide range of strategic consulting projects.
Sam said: “Conversations I’ve had with the corporate finance team at MHA Moore and Smalley have shown me that the company’s values and ambitions align closely with my personal views.
“I am delighted to develop my career at a company with a growing profile in the Manchester corporate finance market.”
Dan has worked at KPMG since obtaining his Masters degree from Swansea University in 2018.
His role will include working on all aspects of corporate finance, including mergers and acquisitions as well as financial due diligence processes.
He said: “MHA Moore and Smalley is a firm with an impressive reputation and I look forward to transferring my finance and auditing skills and experience to corporate finance, while learning from a team growing as well as colleagues from the MHA and Baker Tilly networks. .”