Lincs corporate finance advisory firm strengthens team

(L-R) Simon Stephenson, James Allen McBain, Tom Spencer, Ed Wesson
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Bishopsgate has added to its dealmaking team with the appointment of Ed Wesson as corporate finance manager and the promotion of James McBain Allan to director.

The appointments follow a record year as the boutique completed a number of high profile transactions most notable the acquisition of Bullitt Group and the sale of Virgin Experience Days to Inflexion Private Equity for £40m.

Wesson joins from Smith Cooper Corporate Finance, having spent the past three and a half years working in the lead advisory team in Nottingham.

He said: “I’m delighted to have joined Bishopsgate. I was attracted by their unique and entrepreneurial approach to deal-making which has seen them achieve some truly exceptional outcomes for their clients and I’m looking forward to being a part of that.”

McBain Allan, director at Bishopsgate added: “Ed is a talented and passionate individual and both Simon and I look forward to working with him for many years to come as we look to continue to grow within local and national corporate finance markets.”