TWO BUSINESS ADVISERS in the North West of England have set up an accounting firm for valuing companies.
David Houghton, the former head of corporate finance at law firm Brabners Chaffe Street, and ex-Alliance Fund Managers chief executive Mark Fuller have established Bridge Houghton LLP.
The new practice, based in Chester, will provide corporate valuation services to support accountancy, legal and private equity firms as well as business owners.
In addition to the two founders, Bridge Houghton has recruited staff including Houghton’s former Brabners corporate finance colleague, David Wilkinson.
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe