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Corporate Finance Faculty

Access the expertise of ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty and join its professional network of advisers, businesses and investors.

About the faculty

Annual Review 2020

This is a review of the Corporate Finance Faculty’s work in 2020. Reflection on 2020 is undoubtedly mindful of the huge cost of the COVID-19 pandemic on lives, livelihoods, families and businesses across the world. Find out more.

Board and Technical Committee Members

The Corporate Finance Faculty Board advises the executive staff at ICAEW and contributes to setting the strategic direction for the faculty. 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. More than 40 per cent of the faculty’s membership is from beyond ICAEW.

Annual Reception 2021

ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty hosted its Annual Reception at One Whitehall Place, historical home of the National Liberal Club, on 3 November 2021.

National Security and Investment Bill: comments and insights

National Security and Investment

The National Security and Investment Act 2021 strengthens the government’s powers to call in and scrutinise transactions on grounds of national security. The legislation commences on 4 January 2022. Once in force, the ‘call-in power’ may be used in relation to transactions that took place on or after 12 November 2020.

Corporate Finance Faculty Tree

Be part of the ICAEW Corporate Finance Faculty 

We are the largest network of professionals involved in corporate finance. Join chartered accountants and others involved in advisory, investment and business. Membership is open to everyone - non ICAEW members are also welcome to join.


Guidelines, initiatives and training

What is the Business Finance Guide?

Launched in 2014 by ICAEW and the British Business Bank, the Business Finance Guide helps entrepreneurs and companies to find the finance they need to invest, grow and overcome adversity. With a tool to help businesses identify what finance solutions might be suitable, as well as overviews of what the options offer and support on how to secure finance.

ICAEW and the creative industries

The creative industries are major contributors to culture, the economy and innovation. 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.

Technical releases

Private Equity Demystified

Private Equity Demystified

Exclusive to Faculty members, access the definitive book on private equity's role in global business investment and growth.