Paul Burrows Head of Downstream Automotive M +44 (7850) 538309 Email: email@example.com Owen Edwards Associate Director, Automotive Advisory M +44 (7748) 322 078 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Adam Furrer Corporate Finance Manager, Automotive M +44 (777) 5113 573 Email: email@example.com Finance Monthly Global Awards 2018 www.finance-monthly.com 38 UNITED KINGDOM AUTOMOTIVE ADVISORY FIRM OF THE YEAR Firm Profile Growing UK businesses are the fastest route to a vibrant economy. We’re a business adviser that helps organisations navigate today’s volatile markets, building a culture where businesses connect, collaborate and trust each other. We help businesses grow faster today, and grow stronger in the long-term. In the UK we’re led by over 185 partners and 4,500 people. We can also call on a global network of some 50,000 people in over 130 countries. We are a sector focused team bringing together both consultancy and true industry experience. Our sector expertise stretches over twenty five years and we have been engaged in a wide variety of assignments both in the UK and globally. Our downstream automotive advisory practice seeks to advise stakeholders of the full value chain post manufacturing. This includes distribution, retail, the asset and consumer finance industry which play a critical role in the distribution chain, secondary and tertiary market suppliers and the whole range of funding providers. We are also expanding our capability in the growing and innovative areas of mobility and automotive technology including blockchain, IoT and cyber security. As a result of focusing on the whole value chain we have an unrivalled view of the factors affecting these aspects of the automotive industry. In utilising the whole strength of our advisory practice we want to engage and work with our clients on a trusted advisor basis, seeking to deliver true bespoke industry specific advisory services that add value. As such our advisory services in this sector range from in-depth Mergers & Acqusitions (M&A) / Corporate Finance Advisory and due diligence services to forensic accounting, from restructuring to fund raising, from market reviews to taxation advice, and from assurance services such as statutory audit to business and cashflow modelling. We have a significant number of credentials which demonstrate our downstream focus and the specialist people we can employ to quickly understand key issues and then deliver the right solutions. We have a network of automotive advisers to call upon in every corner of the world and this allows us to cross borders in our thinking and benefit specific services such as M&A with contacts in major distribution and retail players from the key markets. Our ethos is to deliver practical and added value services and advice – being sector focused is a key factor and downstream combined with upstream expertise delivers a unique and compelling advisory and assurance offering. We are happy to speak about any project and do not charge for an initial discussion.