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Corporate Finance News

We take a look at what is happening in the world of corporate finance.

ICAEW's Downing Street invitation

Last month, ICAEW was invited to take part in a meeting at 10 Downing Street with Jimmy McLoughlin, the Prime Minister’s special adviser on business, to discuss the creative industries.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of the Corporate Finance Faculty took place at 12.00pm on 8 May 2012 at Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London EC2R 6EA. Jim Keeling faculty chairman said ‘I am delighted to report a successful year for the Corporate Finance Faculty as we grew our network of professionals involved in corporate finance and extended the reach and influence of the faculty with politicians and policymakers.’

Welcome two new Board Members

The faculty would like to welcome  both Stephen Welton, Chief Executive, The Business Growth Fund and Mark Pacitti Partner, Deloitte Corporate Finance Ltd to its Board.

For full details of the CFF Board and Technical Committee Members.

Corporate Financier Online

Corporate Financier is now available online as digital version of the magazine. 

New Chairman for the Middle East Network

Declan Hayes was appointed the new chairman of the Corporate Finance Faculty's Middle East network. In his role as chairman, Hayes is supported by the Faculty's Middle East advisory panel. On his appointment Hayes said " I am focusing on increasing its appeal to a wider base. That will include Middle East-based sovereign wealth funds, private equity houses, investment banks and other key participants. I will also continue to support ICAEW members in the region."

New-Style Seminar to Focus on Support for Entrepreneurs

The Corporate Finance Faculty is running a seminar in the Midlands on 3 July on how entrepreneurial businesses can get the right kind of support from their advisors, investors and lenders. The seminar has been devised for directors of growing companies and entrepreneurs in early-stage ventures. To find out more email Lorraine Sinclair at lorraine.sinclair@icaew.com

Private Equity Demystified and Updated

The 2012 update to the second edition of the Corporate Finance Faculty's guide "Private Equity Demystified" has been published. Members will receive a copy of the publication in their June mailing shortly. Further information and online version. 

Faculty getting very Social

The Corporate Finance Faculty's social media following has now topped 2,000. Shaun Beaney who is responsible for the Corporate Finance Faculty's communications, said he was particularly pleased with the lively discussions members have initiated on LinkedIn about a broad range of topics.