Jack Clipsham FCA BA (Hons)
Partner and Head of Corporate Finance
- Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
- BA (Hons), Business Management
- Corporate Strategy
- Private Equity (“PE”)
- Financial Due Diligence
- Cross Border Transactions
- Debt Funding
- Acquisitions and Disposals (M&A)
- IPOs / Capital Market Listings
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.
Jack joined Kreston Reeves in June 2018. In addition to leading the firm’s Corporate Finance team, Jack also acts as Facilitator of the Kreston Global Corporate Finance Special Interest Group.
Jack’s interests include clay shooting, trekking, sailing, motorbikes, keeping fit, skiing, diving, watching motorsports and rugby, and going to the cinema, theatre and concerts.