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Grant Thornton appoints head of London restructuring

Coates will evolve and grow the team’s position as a leading advisor to UK mid-market companies, global multinationals, bank lenders and special situation and debt funds

Grant Thornton has announced the appointment of Kevin Coates as partner and head of London restructuring.

In his new role, Coates will evolve and grow the team’s position as a leading advisor to UK mid-market companies, global multinationals, bank lenders and special situation and debt funds.

The firm said he is an “experienced and respected” financial advisor and insolvency practitioner, with over 25 years in the industry.

Shaun O’Callaghan, head of restructuring and debt advisory at Grant Thornton UK LLP, said: “We are delighted to welcome Kevin to our teams in the UK of over 60 partners and directors in restructuring, insolvency and asset recovery. Leading our London restructuring team, Kevin will operate on a national and international level, leveraging our network of over 1,000 insolvency and restructuring professionals across the world.”
Coates added: “I am thrilled to be joining Grant Thornton’s market-leading team and I am looking forward to working with such talented professionals. In these times of increasing uncertainty, it’s great to be part of one of the UK’s largest multi-service advisory firms, to support and guide clients through complex challenges across both the UK and international markets.”

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