Manuel Sammut joins Alvarez & Marsal as managing director

22 April 2024 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has further expanded its EMEA corporate finance practice with the appointment of Manuel Sammut. He becomes a managing director and head of business and tech-enabled services within the practice.

Richard Fleming, head of restructuring for Alvarez & Marsal in the EMEA region, said, “Manuel brings significant management experience which will help us drive forward the growth of our corporate finance practice across EMEA. He brings with him an extensive network, which, combined with A&M’s international platform, will help us continue to develop our work in this area.”

A&M’s corporate finance practice in EMEA currently comprises of over 100 people across 12 offices, including 16 managing directors. Sammut will support the team’s existing management to lead and grow the practice further.

Manuel Sammut, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

To help do that, he will deploy his more than 20 years’ experience in the sector, having previously held a number of significant leadership roles. That includes serving as a managing director with William Blair, and as a partner at KPMG, where he successfully led and built the business and tech-enabled services M&A practices in Europe and the UK.

Drawing on this experience, he will also lead the corporate finance practice’s business & tech-enabled services sector team at Alvarez & Marsal.

Sammut started his career in investment banking with DC Advisory, where he spent more than a decade advising clients on multiple landmark transactions. This helped him to build experience advising corporates and sponsor-backed businesses with transactions. 

Speaking on his arrival, Sammut added, “I was attracted to A&M by its differentiated, multidisciplinary, and global offer for clients, which is unparalleled in the market. The firm’s truly entrepreneurial approach, which combines advisory and industry experience, provides a unique opportunity to continue to build a leading platform to serve the mid-market. As dealmaking continues to pick up, we are well-positioned to support clients with their needs, with broad transactions expertise combined with deep sector knowledge.”