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 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
Rupert Guppy will be responsible for capital allowances in the southern region, and joins the firm from specialist consultancy E3 Consulting