London, U.K. - Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), has strengthened its Valuation Services offering in the U.K. with the appointment of Martin Drummond, who joins as a Managing Director. The hire reflects A&M’s continued growth at a time when business leaders are increasingly seeking truly independent advice amid increased regulatory scrutiny, market volatility and complexity. He will be based in London and will work alongside Richard Bibby, who heads A&M Valuation Services in Europe.
Mr. Drummond brings more than 20 years of experience in providing strategic valuation and M&A advice to the boards of blue-chip multinationals, private equity firms, high net worth individuals and owner-managed businesses on complex commercial, tax and accounting issues. His expertise ranges from commercial and tax valuations and business modelling through to M&A pricing analyses for transactions and corporate restructurings.
Mr. Drummond has a depth of experience across sectors and size of transactions, advising on both multi-billion and mid-market deals across consumer goods, retail, industrials, energy and renewables, and financial services.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Drummond worked for over 20 years within the Big Four, initially with KPMG in a Corporate Finance function and later as an Executive Director in the Valuation and Business Modelling team at Ernst & Young, where he worked with clients such as Unilever, RB, Anheuser In-Bev and Diageo. Most recently, Mr. Drummond was a Partner at Grant Thornton.
Richard Bibby, Managing Director, A&M Valuation Services, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Martin to A&M. Our clients are increasingly turning to advisors with deep commercial expertise and the ability to understand the dynamics of global companies from an investor perspective. Martin’s depth of experience and wide sector knowledge will be invaluable as we grow our practice here in the U.K."
Mark McMahon, Global Practice Leader, A&M Valuation Services, said: “At a time of increasing macro and micro uncertainty for businesses, regulatory change and the consequent impact on valuations, we are thrilled to add an accomplished professional like Martin and bring his diverse skillset to A&M. I look forward to collaborating with Martin and Richard to strengthen and build both new and existing client relationships.”
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