Big Four firm Ernst & Young has appointed four new partners to its
private equity team in London, including one poached from KPMG.
E&Y have gained the services of John van Rossen from KPMG, where he was
responsible for clients including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Citigroup.
The others include Michel Driessen, who will lead the firm’s operational
transactions advisory team, and who was formerly involved in restructuring and
integration work at Fujitsu Siemens.
Jonathan Anderson and Mark Evans have both been promoted to private equity
partners from within the firm.
Anderson has provided transaction tax services to the firm’s US and European
private equity clients, while Evans has buy-side and sell-side transactions
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
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'
Stephen Mills joins the Manchester office from IBM, where he spent 12 years as an associate partner in the data, analytics and cognitive consulting group