Brett Engdahl and Bob Mulumudi join Deloitte financial advisory

05 December 2022 2 min. read
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Deloitte has appointed two new Partners in its financial advisory wing. Brett Engdahl arrives from EY, while Bob Mulumudi joins from Alvarez & Marsal.

Big Four firm Deloitte's financial advisory group provides strategic and financial services to clients through every phase of the economic cycle. The practice offers services in all the critical areas; including corporate finance, transactions, business valuations, debt restructuring services, and finance raising.

Brett Engdahl joins Deloitte as a Partner at a time when demand for those services is spiking. He takes on the role in the firm’s transaction services practice for life sciences and healthcare – as deal volume in the sector continues to spike. As the global economy enters recession, the fundamentals of the healthcare market, and the consultants serving it, is considered a rare certainty – especially in the wake of the pandemic. As a result, M&A within the life sciences sector continues to be very active for consulting and technology companies.

Brett Engdahl and Bob Mulumudi - Deloitte

Deloitte’s life sciences and healthcare team advises investors across the deal and ownership lifecycle. To that end, Engdahl brings over 13 years of experience in the life sciences and healthcare sector, and most recently worked at EY where he supported private equity and corporate clients. This expertise will prove crucial to supporting private equity firms and portfolio businesses looking to get value for money in the sector.

Bob Mulumudi meanwhile arrives as a Partner in Deloitte’s private equity M&A operations practice. As private equity deals continue at pace, Deloitte’s team in the sector looks to create value for private equity clients on deals.

Mulmudi joins from Alvarez & Marsal, where he was Senior Director in the private equity performance improvement team delivering complex diligence, performance improvement and carve out projects for private equity clients. He has spent the majority of his 30-year career identifying and delivering tangible performance improvement. He has also been a senior advisor for the transformation programmes at a number of portfolio companies held by private equity including Brake Brothers, L K Bennett and Wiggle.

Speaking on the arrivals, Richard Bell, Managing Partner Financial Advisory at Deloitte, commented, “Brett and Bob’s hires will serve our private equity clients across the investment lifecycle – especially in the period of competition around quality assets in the current macro-economic situation.”