Price Bailey appoints Strategic Corporate Finance Partner from Grant Thornton in Cambridge

Price Bailey, one of the Top 30 chartered accountants and business advisers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Sharpe as Strategic Corporate Finance Partner with effect from 1 April 2020, bringing the total number of Partners in the practice to 33 across 11 offices.

Phil has 22-years’ experience as a corporate financier and is well known to many in Price Bailey and across Cambridgeshire. He joins Price Bailey with a wealth of experience working previously at Grant Thornton and two big four accountancy firms, PwC and EY, in Cambridge.

Over the past 22 years Phil has advised a variety of clients, ranging from owner-managed businesses to FTSE 100 companies and public sector organisations. He has advised companies on strategy, disposals, acquisitions, debt and equity fund raising, restructuring and cash optimisation.

Phil will be primarily based out of Price Bailey’s Cambridge office. Head of Strategic Corporate Finance and Partner, Simon Blake said: “The appointment of Phil is an exciting and positive opportunity for Price Bailey and the Strategic Corporate Finance team and continues to demonstrate our ability to compete on many levels in the marketplace. He brings with him a wide range of transactional and advisory experience across a range of sectors.”

He joins an ever-expanding team as part of our drive to offer a greater breadth and depth of expertise to our clients.”

Phil Sharpe added: “I am delighted to be joining Price Bailey and welcome the opportunity of adding my experience and expertise to an already comprehensive corporate finance offering from the firm. Having spent most of my career in Cambridge, I have a strong network across the local business and advisory community and I’m looking forward to growing Price Bailey’s Strategic Corporate Finance and wider business. Whilst corporate finance will be my primary focus, I expect my work in other areas of advisory will be of particular relevance given the challenges businesses and shareholders will experience in the coming period.”

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About Price Bailey

Price Bailey is a top 30 accountancy practice specialising in providing accountancy and business advice to enable the growth of regional, national and international businesses. In addition to traditional accounting services, the firm has a range of specialists in many areas which combine to provide a complete, integrated business offering. These include tax consultancy, corporate finance, strategic planning, insolvency & recovery and employment law.