Kevin joins Liberty from PwC, where he was the director responsible for the UK management advisory offering within corporate finance. For the last 15 years, Kevin has provided a combination of commercial and tax support to management teams in Private Equity transactions for Big 4 advisors.
With a focus on providing advice in Large Cap Private Equity backed transactions, Kevin has worked with teams from around the globe in a variety of complex situations. Recent examples include advising management on the Management Incentive Plans in the buyouts of the Flora Food Group by KKR and Allfunds Bank by H&F, the Take-Private of Nets followed by its merger with Concardis, and Concordia, post its court ordered restructuring.
Kevin said of the appointment: “As the importance of management teams obtaining specialist independent corporate finance support becomes clearer not just in the UK, but across Europe and beyond, it’s a great time to be joining such an agile and ambitious partnership. Liberty has a fantastic brand in this space and I am excited to be able to bring my knowledge and experience of large, complex transactions to complement their already outstanding credentials.”
Mick McDonagh added: “We are delighted that Kevin has decided to join as a Partner in our business. His reputation amongst advisors and management teams perfectly matches the Liberty values of providing market leading independent advice to management and he will add his great depth of experience in advising management teams in large, complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions. Kevin will help us to continue to grow our business, embracing our constructive, solutions-based approach to delivering outstanding outcomes for the management teams we advise.”