A financial adviser or financial advisor is a professional who provides financial services to clients based on their financial situation. In many countries, financial advisors must complete specific training and be registered with a regulatory body in order to provide advice.
Clive Owen LLP, which has an office in York, is celebrating after being named the top financial adviser in the North East.
The team at Clive Owen Corporate Finance has topped the financial volume table following the publication of Experian’s annual United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland mergers and acquisitions report.
Based on its business research, Experian’s league table shows Clive Owen LLP ranking at number one in the region having advised on 19 M&A transactions in 2018.
In addition to the regional M&A transactions included in the report, Clive Owen Corporate Finance also completed a further five transactions nationally, including some high-profile deals involving private equity firms and multi-national PLCs.
The report states that the North East has had one of the best years on record for M&A activity, with “292 announced deals worth over £3.2bn, representing a 27 per cent and 51 per cent increase in volume and value respectively when compared to 2017.”
Clive Owen LLP specialises in corporate and commercial clients and has offices in Darlington and Durham as well as York.
Angus Allan, Corporate Finance Partner at Clive Owen LLP, said: “We are delighted to see Clive Owen LLP named top financial adviser in the North East, thanks to the hard work and success of our teams in Darlington, Durham and York.”
Meanwhile, a financial expert from Clive Owen LLP has been appointed as board director for the York Professionals.
Jonathan Doyle, a senior manager at the firm’s York office, brings a wealth of experience to the board.
After joining the firm in 2010, Jonathan now advises a broad spectrum of clients and owner managed businesses on year end accounts preparation, management accounts, tax planning and audit services. York Professionals represents the city’s professional services economy in the business support, creative and digital, finance, legal, marketing, people and property sectors.