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Mid-tier lands big-four exec to firm up expansion plans


One mid-tier firm has confirmed its expansion in the South Australian market, announcing the appointment of a KPMG director to head up a new team and service offering. 

By Katarina Taurian2 minute read
Mid-tier lands big-four exec to firm up expansion plans



Grant Thornton has today confirmed the appointment of George Stavrou to head up a new corporate finance team focused on the South Australian market.

The appointment rounds out the firm’s national corporate finance offering, with George to join on 21 November, 2016 from KPMG.

The new service offering will provide advice for local businesses looking to fund growth and will help family businesses through generational changes.

The offering will also assist local businesses in facilitating capital raisings, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions.

“We’ve invested in better aiding the growth of mid-size businesses in the Adelaide market with the introduction of our corporate finance offering,” said Greg Keith, chief executive at Grant Thornton Australia.

“Our clients in Adelaide are growing and we’re there to help them achieve those ambitions by supporting them with M&A and transaction advisory services. We’re really pleased to welcome George and the team to our firm and offer his exceptional skills and expertise to our clients in Adelaide to assist their growth transition.

“We’re serious about servicing the growth needs of mid-size business in the Adelaide market. We’ve also invested in a business hub in the CBD. Our new premises provides an innovative hub for us to work collaboratively with each other, our clients and our clients’ advisers and intermediaries, helping them fulfil their growth ambitions.”

Mid-tier lands big-four exec to firm up expansion plans
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