John is a partner in our mergers and acquisitions team based in Manchester and has been a partner in the firm for over 20 years. He specialises in advising private shareholders and private equity on how they can realise value in their business, make acquisitions, or raise capital for growth. He is also experienced in advising management teams in buyout situations.

John leads trade sales, private equity investments and cross-border transactions. He has a  wide range of experience across business sectors with a hands on pragmatic approach. His focus is first to understand clients requirements and then provide solutions that work for them. 

Drawing on his experience, he deals with the issues clearly providing practical solutions. John developed and sold his own professional services business which gives him first-hand experience of the issues facing clients.

John has the ICAEW Corporate Finance qualification and is a member of the private equity and financial services sector groups in RSM, with specialist experience in Fintech. He is leading our RSM NEDwork, developing our non-executive director relationships.