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FRP launches enhanced offering within its Financial Advisory division

Monday February 6, 2023

FRP strengthens offering following new pillar launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Financial Advisory pillar following increased client demand, bringing together our existing transaction related services including financial due diligence, independent business reviews, financial modelling, and valuation services, alongside our pensions and company-side advisory services.

The move brings together more than 20 of our experienced advisers, including Simon Longfield, Jim Davies, Gerald Smith, Gemma Jones, Jo Price, Justin Matthews, Richard Sanfourche and Matt Whitchurch, to support boards, lenders and investors on mid-market transactions and advisory assignments.

Richard Sanfourche, Justin Matthews, Joanne Price, Gerald Smith, Gemma Jones, Jim Davies, Matthew Whitchurch, Simon Longfield

FRP already advises clients on matters such as pre-lending and independent business reviews, and provides financial modelling services, contentious and non-contentious valuations and pensions employer covenant reviews. Following the launch of this Financial Advisory pillar, the business plans to build out its financial due diligence offerings across both buy-side and sell-side transactions, as well as board advisory services, including profit improvement and project appraisals.

The development of a dedicated transaction services team within the Financial Advisory pillar will complement our existing Corporate Finance and Debt Advisory business in terms of financial due diligence, financial modelling and vendor assist work. We will look to make strategic hires into the Financial Advisory team to further build its capabilities and enhance the services in key markets, such as private equity.

Justin Matthews, Financial Advisory Director at FRP, said: “We are seeing demand from clients across the mid-market for specialist support in both buy-side and sell-side transactions. With an experienced UK-wide team and a track record of advising on transactions that involve financial institutions, private equity investors and private clients we are well-placed to meet that demand. I’m looking forward to working in partnership with colleagues across FRP to extend and deepen the services we can provide to clients.”

Jeremy French, Chief Operating Officer at FRP, added: “It’s our goal to adapt and evolve the services we provide to ensure we are able to support all of our clients at every point of their journey, and the enhancement of our Financial Advisory offering is a direct response to increased demand for transaction services. It marks the next step of our evolution as a leading national specialist business advisory firm, and by bringing together a team of specialists to focus solely on financial advisory work we are well placed to meet that need both now and in the future.”

By bringing together a team of specialists to focus solely on financial advisory work we are well placed to meet that need both now and in the future. Jeremy French Chief Operating Officer

Related team

Simon Longfield

Simon Longfield

Simon Longfield

  • Partner
  • Financial Advisory
  • London
Jim Davies

Jim Davies

Jim Davies

  • Partner
  • Financial Advisory
  • London
Gerald Smith

Gerald Smith

Gerald Smith

  • Consultant
  • Financial Advisory
  • Birmingham
Gemma Jones

Gemma Jones

Gemma Jones

  • Partner
  • Financial Advisory
  • Birmingham
Justin Matthews

Justin Matthews

Justin Matthews

  • Partner
  • Financial Advisory
  • London
Richard Sanfourche

Richard Sanfourche

Richard Sanfourche

  • Partner
  • Financial Advisory
  • London
Matt Whitchurch

Matt Whitchurch

Matt Whitchurch

  • Partner
  • Financial Advisory
  • Bristol
Jeremy French

Jeremy French

Jeremy French

  • Chief Operating Officer
Joanne Price

Joanne Price

Joanne Price

  • Director
  • Financial Advisory
  • Norwich