Jack Clipsham | Kreston Reeves Corporate Finance

Position

Corporate Finance Partner

Email

jack.clipsham@krestonreeves.com

Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • BA (Hons), Business Management

Specialisms

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Cross Border Transactions
  • Acquisitions and Disposals (M&A)
  • Private Equity (“PE”)
  • Debt Funding
  • IPOs / Capital Market Listings
  • Financial Due Diligence

Further information

Jack is a Corporate Finance specialist of over 25 years, with a track record of establishing and developing advisory and transaction support services for Top 10 international accounting firms in both the South East of England and Asia Pacific.

Over his career Jack has concentrated on SME and mid-market clients across a wide variety of business sectors. He has acted as Reporting Accountant on Listings and undertaken pre-acquisition / pre-investment due diligence for corporates, banks and PE firms. He has provided strategic advice to companies looking to develop both organically and by acquisition and to PE firms on strategies for their portfolio companies. He has advised on both UK domestic and cross-border acquisitions and disposals and both debt and equity fund raisings.

Returning from Hong Kong in 2014, Jack acted in a consultancy capacity providing M&A, strategic, fund raising and IPO advice to a variety of businesses, before joining an early stage, PE backed, multi-national, health-tech company as Group CFO. Subsequently he acted as interim CFO of a construction engineering company seeking to float on AiM and follow a Buy & Build strategy. Both roles have given him an invaluable insight and hands-on experience of working within developing companies.

Additionally, Jack has held the position of Non Executive Director to an AIM Listed Healthcare company specialising in Long Term Condition patients and is currently Non Executive Director to an acquisitive company shortly to list on the Standard Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Personal interests

Jack’s interests include clay shooting, sailing, motorbikes, keeping fit, skiing, diving, watching motorsports and rugby, and going to the cinema, theatre and concerts. Current plans include trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro in October.