Stephen joined Mazars in December 2006 after 17 years working as a corporate financier in an investment bank and at a Big 4 firm. His core work over this period has been for mid market corporate and their general M&A needs, covering deal sizes of up to £100m and specialising in regulated work (e.g. Takeover code and listing rules).
Stephen heads up the Mazars’ national valuations practice in the UK and is regularly involved in advising on international and complex valuation matters where local knowledge and expertise helps to ensure the valuations are robust. Stephen works closely with Mazars’ Forensic and Investigation Services (“FIS”) team in respect of contentious valuation matters and has acted as Expert Witness on a number of matters.
He has significant transaction experience across a range of sectors. He has worked on public and private transactions covering capital raisings, acquisitions, disposals, corporate restructuring and privatisations.
Stephen also leads the firms’ Funds offering via its FCA regulated subsidiary Mazars Corporate Finance Ltd. MCFL currently acts as an Operator/AIFM to over 60 funds.