KINGSTON SMITH has announced the promotion of James Moggeridge and Nick Thompson to director.
They will be operating within the Top 20 firm’s corporate finance department.
Moggeridge’s (pictured left) new role will include client work in Kingston Smith’s Romford office in addition to his City office responsibilities. Thompson (pictured right) will be responsible for client work across the firm’s City and Heathrow offices.
Marc Fecher, corporate finance partner at Kingston Smith, said: “Both James and Nick have demonstrated excellence in their work over several years and we are delighted to promote them as part of our policy of developing talent from within the firm. Their appointment to director will help support our growth, and we look forward to all that they will bring to the team.”
James Moggeridge is experienced in M&A lead advisory projects and financial due diligence assignments for prospective purchasers. He has acted as a reporting accountant on a number of public company listings.
Nick Thompson’s focus is on small to medium sized businesses, advising on disposals, acquisitions, management buyouts, as well as, providing strategic advice across a range of sectors. He has worked as a reporting accountant as well as a lead adviser and recently advised on the sale of Hammer Consolidated Holdings to DCC and the sale of Climate Cars Limited to Addison Lee.
Richard Cameron-Williams, who joined RGL on the graduate programme in September 2005, has been appointed partner with effect from April 1
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon