Ward, who has twenty years experience in corporate finance, has been a partner at Deloitte since 1979 and has advised on a large number of buy-outs including the Tussauds Group.
Ward said: ‘The Faculty provides an invaluable service to corporate financiers, helping to ensure best practice throughout the industry. I look forward to working with the Faculty to broaden its scope and appeal further – in particular helping to introduce an advanced corporate finance qualification, which will be a major attraction for corporate financiers everywhere, in advisory firms, investment banks and corporates, both here and overseas.’
The faculty has over 5,000 members and contributes to many governmental and regulatory consultations. It provides a wide range of services, events and publications to support professional excellence in corporate finance.
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
Baldwins Accountancy Group has continued investment in the north-east and appointed David Fish as a director in its corporate finance team
UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC.
Smith & Williamson has added Jim Clark and Philip Marsden, of Marsden Clark Corporate Finance Limited, to its corporate finance team.