Appointment of Director at GS Verde Corporate Finance
Seasoned finance professional Joel Dunning has joined the GS Verde Group as an Associate Director at GS Verde Corporate Finance, after a decade advising corporate clients in South West and Wales.
Joël, who will be based at GS Verde Group Bristol and South West offices, comes from HSBC where he served as a senior advisor in Wales and the West of England. During this time, he has worked with high growth companies financing acquisitions, working capital and organic growth, as well as on a number of cross-border international transactions.
Joel also worked in industry as a CFO for a manufacturing company, where his assignments included raising debt for growth, acquisitions and conducting due diligence on targets.
Speaking about his appointment, Joel said:
“With mergers and acquisitions rebounding and accelerating as the economy continues to meet the challenges of the pandemic, it is an exciting time to join the GS Verde Group. I look forward to supporting existing and new clients of GS Verde Corporate Finance and the Group as a whole over the coming months. “
Joel will assist GS Verde Corporate Finance in its growth across the UK and EIRE, supporting companies looking to mobilize investment for growth or acquisition, as well as companies looking to plan for their succession and their exit.
Craig Blackmore, Managing Director of GS Verde Corporate Finance, said:
“The experience Joel has gained during his tenure as a Senior Financial Advisor gives him a clear idea of what lenders and investors are looking for when they look at financial models and assess the fair value of a business. Joel brings expertise in acquisitions, investment increases and business sales, and we are delighted to welcome him to the GS Verde Group ”.
The GS Verde Group recently announced the realignment of its brand, which brings together the collective professional disciplines of law, finance, tax and communications, to act as a single advisory team to business owners.
“I have known the GS Verde Group for some time and have always been aware of its excellent reputation. The proposition of having multiple disciplines, acting as one team is something truly unique and will only benefit our clients. I am delighted to join the Group as it continues to grow and help the company grow its footprint.