The Birmingham office of accountancy firm Baker Tilly has boosted its corporate finance team in the Midlands with the arrival of Tom Gallop as associate director.
Mr Gallop has transferred from the Bury St Edmunds office of Baker Tilly, where he played a key role in developing the firm’s corporate finance activities across East Anglia and the East Midlands.
He joined the firm in 2008 from the London office of Deloitte.
Mr Gallop specialises in private company sales, acquisitions and management buyouts, focusing on mid-market deals up to £50 million in value.
Baker Tilly said his arrival complemented the firm’s corporate finance team in the region, which now consists of two partners and ten staff.
Baker Tilly’s Birmingham office managing partner Simon Hart said: “This is a significant investment in our corporate finance capability and, in particular, our lead advisory offering.
“Tom will be working alongside lead advisory partner Nick Weston and will continue to originate deals and build our business across the eastern side of our region.
“Coupled with our sizeable due diligence expertise, we have a real competitive advantage in the local market.
“This reflects our desire to help increase post-recession deal levels, both in the Midlands and beyond.”