Matthew joined Hutcheon Mearns in 2022 to support our rapidly growing business advisory offering . Matthew has spent the last 15 years in a lead M&A advisory role working with a broad range of business owners, corporates and private equity houses on mergers, acquisitions, divestments and finance raising projects. Transactions have ranged from small bolt-on acquisitions to large-scale sale processes and have been predominantly cross-border. Matthew has extensive further experience in non-transactional projects including development and review of business strategies, business analysis and planning, forecasting and valuations.
Matthew trained as a CA within PwC’s Assurance & Business Advisory group where he was involved in the audit of clients ranging from small owner-managed business to FTSE 100 companies, across a multitude of sectors. He then joined Simmons & Company International (which, in 2016, became the Energy division of NYSE-listed investment bank, Piper Sandler) and gained 15 years of international corporate finance experience.
Matthew leads M&A projects on a day-to-day basis, from origination through to completion.
Lead advisor role on 40+ completed M&A transactions representing over £3bn in total enterprise value.