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Chief Executive Officer

Peter O’Connell


Area of expertise:

Lead advisory services: mergers and acquisitions; business disposals; management buy outs/ins; financial restructuring and finance raising. Transaction support Services: business valuations and due diligence investigations.

As CEO, Peter has the responsibility for the management and future strategy of the Group.

He is involved in overseeing the work undertaken by all departments at Shaw Gibbs ensuring that the firm’s business plan is applied efficiently and that best business practices are adopted across all divisions. These being corporate finance, audit, accounts, tax, insolvency, and advisory and financial services.

Peter was Head of Corporate Finance where he was actively involved in managing transactions, undertaking due diligence investigations and working on business valuations. Peter has also completed a number of valuation instructions where he has acted as an expert witness for clients.

Peter says he finds working with owner managed businesses very rewarding and enjoys the challenges that come with advising on areas such as strategy, taxation, negotiation tactics, and commercial considerations. He believes the strength and depth of the Shaw Gibbs offering can provide clients with a truly comprehensive service across all areas.

Peter is a keen rugby fan and is closely involved with his local rugby club. He also enjoys skiing and during the winter takes to the slopes of Austria.

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