Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP has appointed a new partner to its team in the Thames Valley.
Rosalind Payne, who joins as a tax partner, has over 18 years’ experience advising clients on all aspects of tax transactions. Payne’s expertise includes due diligence, tax structuring and share purchase agreements.
In her new role at BDO, she will support transactionally active businesses in and around the Thames Valley to execute their transaction strategy.
Joining from EY, Payne has previous experience in advising international PE-backed tech businesses, institutional investors and large corporates.
Since January this year, BDO has appointed 18 external and 20 internal individuals as partners.
David Brookes, head of BDO in the Thames Valley, said: “I am pleased to be able to welcome Ros to the firm today. Her wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of the region will be a huge asset to our team and help further cement our position as a leading advisor in the Thames Valley.”
Payne said: “The Thames Valley and surrounding region is home to a diverse and ambitious business landscape. These businesses have remained incredibly resilient despite the challenges of the last 20 months.
“I am delighted to be joining the team at BDO and to continue working with some of these entrepreneurial businesses and their investors as the UK economy begins to recover from the impacts of the pandemic and look ahead to growth.”