Peter Wilmer has joined Sheffield-based Hawsons Chartered Accountants as corporate finance partner.
He is highly experienced in the field of corporate finance having worked for two firms of chartered accountants, including a national company, as well as two major banks.
Peter will head up the corporate finance team at Hawsons replacing Kevin Gregory, who has been at the firm for 15 years.
Martyn Weatherall, Hawsons’ senior partner, said: “We are delighted to welcome Peter as corporate finance partner in the firm.
“He brings a wealth of experience and will assist in growing the firm’s client base and expertise.
“The region has seen increasing business activity in the last 12 months with sustained appetite for corporate acquisitions, disposals and management buyouts.
“This is a major growth area on the backdrop of an improving marketplace and we are pleased Peter has joined to continue to develop our corporate finance services.”
Hawsons was formed in Sheffield in the 1850s and also has offices in Doncaster and Northampton.
In recognition of the growing demands and complexities of business life, it has developed a specialist structure designed to provide an individual service to clients, with specific departments including audit & advisory, corporate finance, and IT services.
It also has dedicated specialist departments working in various industry sectors including charities and healthcare.