First Derivatives appoints Ferguson FD

Graham Ferguson has been named as the new FD of First Derivatives, the
support services provider to the investment banking sector.

First Derivatives said earlier this year that despite uncertain conditions in
the global financial markets, the company was achieving strong growth in all
markets. The company has now brought in Ferguson for his corporate finance and
restructuring experience to ensure that the company stays successful.

Brian Conlon, First Derivatives’ managing director said: ‘Graham will play a
valuable role in helping the executive team execute our strategic plan. His
experience in corporate finance and restructuring will be invaluable to the
company as it seeks to scale its operations both organically and through
potential acquisitions.’

The chartered accountant has held senior roles with KPMG, Bank of Ireland and
Silverwood Property Developments Limited. At KPMG he gained extensive experience
of corporate finance and forensics, finishing his time heading up the corporate
recovery and turnaround unit for Northern Ireland.

He starts his new role as of 1 September.

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