French Duncan appoints new Senior Manager to Corporate Advisory team
29 September 2016
Scottish accountancy firm French Duncan has added to its corporate advisory team with the appointment of a new senior manager.
The firm, which employs more than 200 staff and has five offices in Glasgow, Stirling, Edinburgh, Dumbarton and Hamilton – has taken on Iain Walker – a Glasgow-born chartered accountant, who has relocated from Bermuda to take on the role with the mid-tier practice.
Mr Walker has a strong track record in the professional services sector, having worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte and KPMG since qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2006.
He moved to Bermuda in 2009 where he worked in the corporate finance and valuations department of KPMG before taking on a role as corporate finance and strategy manager at London listed insurance company Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. As well as being a chartered accountant, he is also a chartered business valuator.
French Duncan’s corporate advisory team, which specialises in advising small, medium and large organisations on areas such as the purchase and sale of businesses, funding, due diligence valuations and business planning,
The team’s members include Edinburgh-based partner Harry Linklater, as well as Graeme Smith and Marc Vosilius and is led by Managing Partner Graeme Finnie – an experienced corporate financier who has led and grown businesses across a range of sectors.
Mr Finnie, said: “Iain brings with him a huge amount of industry experience and we are proud to have him on board. Iain has over 10 years corporate finance experience working with clients from a range of different countries and sectors. This will add further strength to our team and we are looking forward to introducing Iain to our clients.”
Mr Walker added: “This is a great opportunity for me and I’m excited to be part of an ambitious company with a dynamic, innovative and experienced team. French Duncan has a rich history in Scotland and I’m delighted to be back in Glasgow and look forward to the new opportunities that lie ahead.”