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Grant Thornton appoints head of corporate finance debt advisory

As head of Grant Thornton’s corporate finance debt advisory team, he will lead the growth of the practice with market facing responsibility

Grant Thornton UK has appointed George Fieldhouse to head up its corporate finance debt advisory practice.

With over 16 years’ deals experience in top consultancy firms, Fieldhouse has advised on over £5bn of debt capital to support leverage buyouts, growth capital, refinancings, recapitalisations and debt renegotiations and restructurings.

As head of Grant Thornton’s corporate finance debt advisory team, he will lead the growth of the practice with market facing responsibility including executing deals, driving business development and accelerating the firm’s presence across London and UK wide.

Keely Woodley, head of corporate finance at Grant Thornton UK, said: “I am thrilled to welcome George to our team to lead and develop our national debt advisory offering. George brings extensive knowledge of the funding landscape and a wealth of private equity sponsors and corporate relationships.

“His appointment builds on the outstanding breadth and depth of expertise within our Corporate Finance team, and we look forward to delivering further growth and diversification in our service offering and sector coverage.”

Fieldhouse added: “Joining Grant Thornton and leading the corporate finance debt advisory team is an exciting next step for me. I have great respect for the success the team has achieved to date and am thrilled to be part of the next phase of growth.

“Grant Thornton is focused on working closely with businesses and clients over time in a collaborative and innovative way, achieving outstanding results. This ethos is perfectly aligned with the support that clients need to realise value, in what have become complex, dynamic debt capital markets.”

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