FRP joins global advisory group Eight International as member

15 July 2021 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Business consultancy FRP Advisory has joined Eight International as a member firm. The move sees it become part of a network spanning more than 30 countries, while taking the network’s headcount to 3,600.

2021 has been a year of significant growth for FRP Advisory, which has grown its headcount by 29%, as well as 34 promotions across its network of 22 UK offices. Now, as the firm further looks to bolster its capacity to meet client demand, the consultancy has announced a new partnership with Eight International.

With more than 500 team members – including 75 partners – FRP is one of the UK’s largest independent business advisory firms specialising in corporate restructuring, corporate finance, forensic services, pensions advisory and debt advisory. However, by joining the global Eight International network, it has gained access to a talent pool of more than 3,000 likeminded consultants around the world.

FRP joins global advisory group Eight International as member

Founded in 2016, Eight International is a global advisory organisation, initially formed by six consultancies, headed by senior advisors with Big Four experience. Since then, it has expanded to cover 33 countries, and advised corporate clients, businesses, private equity funds and leading investment banks to help navigate challenges across transactions, restructuring and transformation. As part of Eight International, FRP will support other member firms and their clients on UK related matters, while being able to offer a truly international offering to its clients.

Speaking on the partnership, FRP CEO Geoff Rowley noted, “We share many of the same values, have a culture closely aligned to other member firms and our services are highly complementary to those within the wider network. We’re looking forward to becoming an active member of Eight International, helping to better support our clients on international matters while contributing to the growth and development of Eight International as it becomes a leading global independent business advisory organisation.” 

Eight International’s member organisations include Eight Advisory, JP Weber, Sincerius, New Deal Advisors, and FCG Partners. With the addition of FRP, the number of founding members’ partners involved in the network reaches 160, and the number of professionals increases to 3,600 professionals worldwide, including associate members.

Pascal Raidron, President of Eight International, remarked, “We launched Eight International five years ago because we wanted to meet the growing demand of investment funds and corporates for independent, dedicated financial and operational support in their international operations. Today this demand is even greater as the world seems to have fewer boundaries, even in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. We are extremely pleased that FRP, a company with such a position in the market, that is trusted by its clients and that fully shares our vision and approach. joins our global family and will contribute to our development.”