Partner & Managing Director, London
LONDON (August 12, 2019) - AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced today that Nick Wood has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its M&A Services practice in London.
Nick joins the firm’s EMEA M&A Services team which helps clients drive growth through M&A, private equity fund raisings and debt raising, and refinancing transactions. He will focus on the industrials sector in the UK and Europe, the largest sector in European M&A, representing approximately 20% of European deal volume, according to Mergermarket. AlixPartners’ M&A Services team combines in-depth industry relationships and significant cross border transaction experience with hands-on operational and financial expertise to help clients maximize value and minimize risk on acquisitions, divestitures, and complex carve-outs or mergers.
Prior to joining AlixPartners, Nick spent 20 years at Deloitte where he was a partner in the Industrials practice. He was responsible for the origination and execution of transactions across the industrial sector, having completed deals in the chemical, print, paper and packaging, building materials, aerospace, transport, oil and gas, renewables, mining, and construction sectors. Nick is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accountancy with Business Finance and Capital Markets from the University of Dundee.
Commenting on his appointment, Nick said, “I am thrilled to join AlixPartners at this very exciting time. The firm’s strength and expertise in the industrials sector and its market-leading capabilities in value creation provide a fantastic platform on which to build an industrials M&A team.”
“Nick is a recognized leader who brings a wealth of experience to our M&A Services offering,” said AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley. “As we build out this team to serve clients in Europe, the UK, and the US, Nick’s hands-on approach and proven track record will be key to helping our clients address some of their most urgent and complex challenges. We are delighted to welcome Nick to our firm.”
AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. Our clients include companies, corporate boards, law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and others. Founded in 1981, AlixPartners is headquartered in New York, and has offices in more than 20 cities around the world. For more information, visit www.alixpartners.com.
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