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Paula McGrath

Principal, Head of Deal Advisory

Paula McGrath

Paula is a Principal and leads our Deal Advisory team.

Paula is an experienced financial professional who has significant experience in deal advisory and private equity work.

She handles corporate finance issues relating to strategic advice, working capital fundraising, acquisitions, management buy outs/buy ins and disposals for clients across a range of sectors.

Paula has a strong background in her field as she has worked in deal advisory for over two decades and has been involved with major deals across the North West.

She acted as a rule 3 adviser to the board of Liverpool FC on £174m disposal of Gillett and Hicks, the merger and refinancing of Vittoria & Westminster Park Healthcare, the secondary buy-out of Secured Group backed by Next Wave Private Equity, the MBO of Centriforce Products backed by MSIF and NatWest, the Buy In Management Buy Out (BIMBO) of Euxton Group backed by Foresight Private Equity and AIB and the BIMBO of Total Resources backed by Mercia Private Equity.

She is a member of the Corporate Finance Faculty of the ICAEW and has gained the Corporate Finance Accreditation. She is an Independent Board Member of Torus 62, sitting on its Audit and Risk Committee, and is also an Independent Board Member of HMS. 

Paula has handled disposals for prominent clients including AE Direct Mail, Grosvenor Garden Centre, Mr Freeze, Ambler, CP Witter, Tetrad and Clitheroe Light Engineering.

Paula joined us in 2011 and is based in our Liverpool office.