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Philip Barker Corporate finance and transactions
Director, Corporate Finance

Philip Barker

Corporate finance and transactions

Areas of expertise

Experienced M&A practitioner with a particular focus on the industrials sector including specialist manufacturing and engineering services.


Numerous high profile transactions, including the sales of Fandstan Electrical, a specialist manufacturer of electrical equipment for the global transportation sector to Wabtec for £120m; Xtrac, the world’s largest and most successful manufacturer of motorsport transmissions to Inflexion; and James Dewhurst, a leading manufacturer of technical textiles to Sioen Industries for £44m.

Notable client work and achievements

20 years as head of industrial at Cavendish Corporate Finance and before that similar roles at Livingston Partners and Hambros Bank.

Professional qualifications/memberships

BSC in Engineering Production from Birmingham University
ACA Chartered Accountant having qualified with PWC London

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