Nick Lynch and Philip Lawrence join Alvarez & Marsal

27 May 2020 2 min. read
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Alvarez & Marsal has confirmed two senior hires in its London office. Philip Lawrence has been named as a Managing Director in the firm’s Corporate Transformation Services team, while Nick Lynch becomes a Senior Director in the Global Transaction Advisory Group.

Philip Lawrence brings more than 20 years of experience to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), having worked to assist management teams and other stakeholders in a variety of complex transformations throughout his career. His notable assignments include cash flow forecasting, cost reduction and transformation projects for major transport operators, retailers and consumer businesses, working across the UK, Europe and the United States.

Prior to joining A&M, Lawrence worked in the Transformation & Cash division at KPMG in London, where he was an Associate Partner. In this role, he led the cash forecasting and management propositions. Previously, he also served at AlixPartners and HBoS. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Nottingham University, and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Nick Lynch and Philip Lawrence - Alvarez & Marsal

Nick Lynch meanwhile arrives with 10 years of financial diligence experience at his disposal. His primary areas of focus are in support of clients on the buy-side or sell-side of transactions, and Lynch has experience working with private equity clients across a range of industries including TMT, industrial manufacturers and aerospace and defence.

Before becoming part of A&M, Lynch spent a decade with the Private Equity Group at KPMG, where he most recently served as a Director. During this time, Lynch’s client work included supporting Advent International in its £4 billion take-private of Cobham; Cinven in its private acquisition of JLA from Hg Capital; Terra Firma with the sale of Odeon Cinemas; and Hg Capital with the sale of Allocate Software to Vista Equity Partners.

With almost 400 partners and more than 2,000 advisors in nearly 50 countries, A&M is one of the world’s largest professional services firms. A&M’s diverse offering includes debt restructuring solutions, insolvency, and creditor advisory offerings for clients. The firm also applies its operational know-how to corporate performance improvement and transformation projects.