RSM Bentley Jennison taps Tax Partner from KPMG
Professional services firm, RSM Bentley Jennison continues its steady growth in Manchester with the appointment of George Lovell as Tax Partner.
George joins RSM Bentley Jennison from KPMG, where he spent the last 8 years leading their M&A tax team in Leeds. During this time he advised clients in a variety of sectors on the tax aspects of transactions, including management buyouts, AIM floats, private client issues and group reorganisations. He has extensive experience of working with both buyers and sellers on private equity deals, as well as de-mergers.
Commenting on his appointment to RSM Bentley Jennison and his move to Manchester, George said:
“I am delighted to be joining the firm at such an exciting time. The depth and quality of the market in Manchester and the North West is fantastic and I look forward to building relationships with local businesses and helping them to achieve their objectives.”
Stephen Frazer, Managing Partner for RSM Bentley Jennison in Manchester said:
“As a growing firm in Manchester we need high quality, ambitious individuals to lead the teams we have already established and to help expand the range of services we offer locally to benefit our clients. I am delighted to welcome George to the team as partner and am sure he is the right person to develop our tax offering in the North West. I am sure he will make a significant contribution to RSM Bentley Jennison not just in Manchester but also nationally.”
RSM Bentley Jennison is one of the UK’s fastest growing professional services firms with leadership in the provision of risk management and business advisory services to owner managed businesses, corporates and the public sector.
RSM Bentley Jennison has doubled in size every 4 years since foundation in Birmingham in 1984. The firm is ranked 14th in the 2007 Accountancy and Accountancy Age league tables of UK chartered accountants and business advisors, with £63.7million fee income and over 1,000 staff.
The firm serves over 10,000 clients nationally with over 150 business advisory support and development services covering: accounting and auditing; taxation; internal audit & risk management; comprehensive independent financial services (under Bentley Jennison Financial Management Limited*); business consultancy; human resource development; forensic accounting; outsourcing; IT services and bespoke software development.
The firm has been a winner and finalist of numerous accolades over the years including winner of the Large Firm of the Year Award in the Accountancy Age ‘Awards for Excellence 2006/7’.
RSM Bentley Jennison operates through 15 offices in the UK: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Harrogate, Leeds, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Nottingham, Fareham, Stoke-on-Trent, Swindon and Telford.
RSM Bentley Jennison is registered to carry on audit work by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for investment business arising from corporate finance activities. Our FSA register number is 148920. *Bentley Jennison Financial Management Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority as Independent Financial Advisers. Their FSA register number is 192618.
About RSM International
RSM Bentley Jennison is a member of RSM International, a worldwide member organisation of independent accounting and consulting firms. It is represented in each of the top 40 major business centres throughout the world, with more than 24,000 staff in over 72 countries. The organisation’s total fee income of US$2.7bn places it amongst the top seven international accounting organisations worldwide. Member firms are driven by a common vision of providing high quality professional services, both in their domestic markets and in serving the international professional service needs of their client base.