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Corporate Finance Faculty

Growth. Opportunities. Expertise. The Corporate Finance Faculty represents over 7,000 professionals and more than 80 member organisations from business, investment and advisory, including many from beyond chartered accountancy.

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Become part of the biggest specialist professional network.

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Corporate Finance Faculty

Get connected with the largest network of professionals involved in corporate finance.

About the Corporate Finance Faculty

The voice of corporate finance for companies, advisers and investors.

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About the corporate finance faculty

The Corporate Finance Faculty’s professional network includes 7,000 members and more than 80 member organisations.

Board and Technical Committee Members

The Corporate Finance Faculty's executive staff at ICAEW reports to the faculty’s Board. The Technical Committee is the Corporate Finance Faculty's technical and regulatory advisory forum

Faculty member organisations

The Corporate Finance Faculty’s professional network includes more than 7,000 members and more than 80 member organisations.

Annual Reception 2017

The 2017 Corporate Finance Faculty Annual Reception took place on Thursday 12 October at Lancaster House.

Corporate Finance Faculty

Get connected with the largest network of professionals involved in corporate finance.

What is corporate finance?

From M&A to IPOs, from growth finance to private equity deals.

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What is corporate finance?

The terms "corporate finance" and "corporate financier" tend to be associated with transactions in which capital is raised in order to create, develop, grow or acquire businesses.

Corporate members

Organisations in professional services, investment, consultancy and government.

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Faculty member organisations

The Corporate Finance Faculty’s professional network includes more than 7,000 members and more than 80 member organisations.

The Corporate Finance Faculty's board

Leading experts from across industry, financial and professional services.

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Board and Technical Committee Members

The Corporate Finance Faculty's executive staff at ICAEW reports to the faculty’s Board. The Technical Committee is the Corporate Finance Faculty's technical and regulatory advisory forum

Corporate Financier Magazine

Published ten times a year for members of the Corporate Finance Faculty.

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Corporate Financier

The award-winning Corporate Financier magazine is published ten times a year for members, stakeholders and key associates of the Corporate Finance Faculty.

Corporate finance best practice guidelines

Expert publications - from business valuations to completion mechanisms.

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Corporate finance guidelines

Read our guidelines and reports on the key features of and developments in corporate finance.

The Business Finance Guide

A journey from start-up to growth.

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The Business Finance Guide

A unique guide that sets out the main things to consider and outlines sources of finance available to businesses.

Private Equity Demystified: an explanatory guide

The Corporate Finance Faculty's highly influential review of 30 years of buyouts.

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Corporate Finance Qualification

The international qualification for the expert professionals of the future.

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Corporate Finance Qualification

The Corporate Finance (CF) qualification is recognised around the world and establishes a high level of expertise across international markets. It is designed with a focus on the commercial, practical and technical skills demanded by major corporate and financial clients and investors.

Industrial Strategy

ICAEW's work to help boost investment and expert advice for UK businesses.

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The UK's Industrial Strategy

In November 2017 the UK government published a detailed new Industrial Strategy. Find out more about its impact in ICAEW's publication Boosting finance for the UK's Industrial Strategy. You can also find other key resources.

Creative Industries - Routes to Finance

ICAEW's major initiative to support the creative industries.

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ICAEW and the creative industries

The creative industries are major contributors to culture, the economy and innovation. In the UK alone, they contribute £92bn per annum to the economy (GVA). They’re fast growing and employ more than three million people – across film, fine arts, design, music, video games, fashion, TV, crafts, publishing, radio, photography and heritage.