Quercus bolsters team with further senior appointment

January 15, 2023
Andrew Clegg

Quercus Corporate Finance has announced the arrival of Jim Clark as an Associate Partner to support ongoing growth in demand for its services. Jim is the firm’s third senior appointment in two months, with Tully Cornick having previously joined as an Associate Partner and Michael Mortimor having been promoted to partner.

Jim is an experienced dealmaker who brings a wealth of M&A and advisory experience having worked in Corporate Finance for 25 years. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with EY and subsequently worked for KPMG in their Transaction Services team before specialising in Lead Advisory. Jim has a track record of success supporting entrepreneurs, management teams, private equity houses and corporates.

Speaking about his new role, Jim said:

“Quercus is a byword for quality and excellence in M&A and I am delighted to be joining a team with such a strong track record of delivery.  I’m in no doubt that 2023 will be a busy year despite the short-term inflationary headwinds. Speaking to my clients it is clear that there is capital and appetite in large supply, particularly among private equity firms and I expect buyers will continue to pay a premium for quality businesses.”

Andrew Clegg, Quercus Partner, added:

“Jim’s appointment is the next step in our strategy to build a world-class advisory firm. He has a track record of success and is exceedingly well connected. Jim’s experience will be invaluable in the year ahead as our clients seek to meet the demands of today’s economic climate, whether that be with their growth plans, accessing new sources of funding or planning for exit.”

News Centre

Recent News

Terra Alliance International M&A network announces record growth in deal volume and values

Quercus International is the exclusive UK member firm of the Terra Alliance International M&A network and in 2023 member firms completed 97 transactions, a 10% increase on the previous year. Deal value 2023  also increased, by over 40%, to $18 billion.  The chart below shows that active sectors over the past 12 months include Industrial, Consumer, […]

Acquisition of Swale Heating by Sureserve

Quercus International is delighted to announce that it has advised the Sureserve Group (“Sureserve”) on the acquisition of Swale Heating Holdings Ltd and its subsidiary, Swale Heating Limited (together “Swale Heating”), a business delivering gas and renewable heating solutions to both public and private sector customers. This is the second time Quercus International has worked […]

Crystal ball 2024: the UK waste sector

Quercus Head of Waste Management Mark Whelan writes: At this time of year, it is customary to review the events of the year that has just past and to consider what might unfold over the next 12 months. In 2023 the UK waste industry has largely seen business as usual in the field of M&A. […]

1 2 3 31
arrow-right