BDO hires partners Duncan Lamb and Colin Haig from direct rivals

12 July 2017 Consultancy.uk

BDO has added two new partners to its business across England. Duncan Lamb joins the firm from almost two decades at direct competitor Grant Thornton, he takes on the role of Corporate Finance Partner in its Reading office. Colin Haig joins the firm’s London office from KMPG, as a Partner in the firm’s Restructuring business.

Prior to joining BDO, Lamb worked at Grant Thornton for almost two decades, where he was most recently a Partner and lead of their South of England team in the firm's Corporate Finance practice. In that position he focused predominantly on the mid-market segment. Before that, Lamb, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of York, worked at Howarth Clark Whitehill from 1992 and 1998.

Lamb takes on the role of Corporate Finance Partner in BDO’s Reading office. He brings his extensive experience in corporate finance to the role, and sees him charged with supporting the firm’s mid-market clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, particularly private equity firms and deals involving technology.

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Prior to joining BDO, Colin Haig worked at KPMG for seven years, as a Partner in the firm’s Restructuring practice. He was previously a Partner at PwC, joining the firm’s London office in 2004. Much of his career was spent in the restructuring and turnaround of business in the mid-market.

Haig joins BDO’s London office as a Partner in the firm’s Restructuring business. He brings more than 30 years of experience in administrations, liquidations and restructuring in the mid-market to the BDO, as well as experience in supporting large corporates and public sector organisations.

Remarking on the new hires, which brings BDO's tally of Partner additions to 25 this year, Paul Eagland, Managing Partner at the firm, commented, “Our clients want to work with commercial, like-minded people. Duncan and Colin have significant experience in helping businesses survive and thrive in uncertain times, and I welcome them both to our expanding team.”

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