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Matthew Walker Corporate finance and transactions

Matthew Walker

Corporate finance and transactions

Areas of expertise

Financial due diligence; Vendor due diligence; Vendor assistance; Sale and Purchase Agreements (SPA); Reporting Accountant


Matt is a director in the transaction services team and advises UK and international private equity and corporate clients. He provides financial due diligence, vendor due diligence and SPA advice in respect of acquisitions and refinancings. He also assists clients with project management and process guidance as an ad-hoc trusted advisor.

He joined Evelyn in January 2021 from PwC where he spent almost ten years between Bristol, Chicago and London. Within transaction services, he focused on upper and mid-market private equity, including a number of ‘buy-and-build’ strategies, as well as being involved in large carve-out and sell-side transactions for multi-national corporates.

He has significant experience in assessing historical and projected financial performance, key business drivers, working capital and carve out issues, as well as SPA and purchase price negotiations. He has deal experience across a range of sectors including business services, technology, telecoms, retail and consumer.

Notable client work and achievements

• Substantial recent sell-side experience
• Reporting Accountant on the reverse takeover of Fiinu plc
• Extensive cross-border expertise on both inbound and outbound transactions in the US and Europe
• Senior team member on a dedicated team serving GTCR, a Chicago private equity firm and one of PwC US’s biggest clients, with a focus on eCommerce and Telecommunications

Professional qualifications and memberships

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and a
CPA (Illinois - inactive)

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