Asplin brings two decades’ of expertise in the restructuring and private equity sectors, specialising in “protecting and creating value” in turnaround situations.
His appointment at PwC will have a particular focus on working with private equity-backed businesses and private equity owners in designing and delivering value recovery plans.
He said :“I’m delighted to join PwC at such a critical time for the many businesses across the UK, many of whom play a vital part in driving local and regional economies.
“I will be working with colleagues across the deals business at PwC to support the critical activity that goes on in private equity to support a deals-led recovery – which has begun in earnest.”
Steve Russell, head of business restructuring services at PwC, added: “Rob is a great addition to our team, demonstrating our continued investment in the business restructuring practice.
“We are committed to providing bespoke advice reinforced by not only operating in cities and regions but through our experience too.”