Naill Benzahia CA

Naill Benzahia CA

Head of Strategy & Investments and Corporate Finance Director

Naill graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2014 with a first-class honours degree in Accountancy and Finance. Upon graduating Naill joined EY in Aberdeen where he completed his CA training, qualifying in 2017. Naill managed a diverse client base at EY. This was a mixture of E&P and oil services companies, from large international listed companies to private equity backed. He prides himself on his technical knowledge, understanding of upstream accounting and his ability to solve complex problems. Whilst at EY, Naill headed up Innovation for EY’s Aberdeen office, working as part of a network across the UK to develop and implement new methodologies and emerging technologies. Since joining Hutcheon Mearns, Naill has been a key member of the Advisory team as well as undertaking financial due diligence assignments and assisting our clients in interim financial controller roles.


Qualified with EY and spent 4 years in the audit team managing a variety of large-cap corporates and SME clients in the energy space. Joined Hutcheon Mearns to support the build out of a challenger corporate finance offering.


Naill manages M&A transactions on a day-to-day basis, leading projects from inception through to completion. Naill has also built a strong reputation in the delivery of integrated financial due diligence and corporate finance support to our clients, internationally.


Buy and sell side support, private equity fundraising, valuations, and financial due diligence.

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