24 new partners for PwC Australia's Financial Advisory division

07 February 2021 Consultancy.com.au 2 min. read
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Big Four accounting and consulting firm PwC has at the dawn of this year appointed 53 fresh partners, with almost half of the new leaders working in its Financial Advisory division.

Operating alongside the Assurance and Consulting divisions, PwC’s Financial Advisory business provides a range of multifaceted services grounded in financial and economic disciplines. One of the arm’s key services is mergers & acquisitions support – PwC provides full lifecycle support thought its Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Valuations and Transaction Services practices. 

The Corporate Value Advisory service line provides strategic guidance to clients on value creation from acquisitions, restructuring and investments, while the Debt and Capital Advisory unit specialises in helping clients with capital markets and structured finance products advisory, debt structuring and other financing mechanisms. 

PwC adds raft of new partners to Financial Advisory division

Other services lines include Business Restructuring (which provides restructuring and turnaround expertise to distressed companies), Financial Modelling (which develops financial models for critical decisions), Dispute Advisory (focused on litigation, dispute resolution and forensic advisory), and Tax (focused on taxation).

Broader, PwC’s Financial Advisory division also houses several services lines that focus on advisory services to a specific industry vertical, including infrastructure and real estate, or cross-offering line of work, such as capital projects or tax aligned supply chain.

New partners

Effective 1 January 2021, the division’s has seen twenty-four new partners join the partnership:
Adam Nicholas
Alana Haiduk
Ben Jackson
Ben Pearce
Clementine Thompson
Craig Shepherd
Elyssa Harris
James Wijemanne
Jensen Li
Jeremy Bransgrove
Joel Simmonds
Karim Raphael
Katherine Ellis
Kevin Holzapfel
Madeleine Daly
Matthew Wright
Nada Darido
Nadia Jaworski
Shagun Thakur
Sheenal Rao
Stephanie Lam
Stuart Goddard
Katie Barnett (lateral hire)
Matthew Sealey (lateral hire) 

Commenting on the appointments, CEO Tom Seymour said: “We are thrilled to welcome this talented group to our Financial Advisory partnership and congratulate them on this fantastic achievement. They will play a critical role in our firm’s growth ambitions.”