Grant Thornton names Corporate Finance lead for Thames Valley – Consultancy.uk

Grant Thornton names Corporate Finance lead for Thames Valley – Consultancy.uk

Business and financial advisor Grant Thornton has appointed Peter Jennings to lead its corporate finance team in the Thames Valley region. He takes up the role alongside his position as Head of Healthcare M&A.

Working as one team, Grant Thornton’s offices in Reading, Oxford and Southampton are home to more than 280 experts. The firm’s Thames Valley regional team delivers proactive, tailored, quality audit, tax and advisory solutions to business and their management teams across the region with excellent levels of client satisfaction.

Wendy Hart has led Grant Thornton’s  corporate finance team in the Thames Valley for two decades, having become Corporate Finance Advisory Partner in 1999. As she prepares to leave the firm early in 2021, Grant Thornton has named her successor as Peter Jennings.

Peter Jennings, Grant Thornton

Commenting on the appointment, Keely Woodley, Head of Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton UK, said, “I look forward to working closely with Peter and the rest of the team as we continue to evolve our already 100 strong sector focused M&A team across the country… Peter’s predecessor, Wendy Hart, played a guiding role over the last three decades establishing the firm’s strong M&A presence in the Thames Valley region. I’d like to thank her and we wish her the very best.”

Jennings currently leads the firm’s successful private healthcare M&A team and has more than 15 years’ experience advising operators and investors in the market, including working with both social care and retail healthcare
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