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KPMG’s Restructuring team announces Steve Absolom as partner

Restructuring team announces Steve Absolom as partner

KPMG’s Restructuring practice in the UK has announced the appointment of Steve Absolom to partner, and ten new directors as part of its latest round of promotions.


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Steve Absolom joined KPMG in 1993 and has more than 25 years’ of expertise advising under-performing UK corporates and their key stakeholders across a wide variety of sectors. In recent years, he has been involved in numerous high-profile restructuring assignments including Monarch Airlines, Jones Bootmaker, Style Group Brands, La Senza and Byron Burger.     


Steve is joined by ten new directors across the firm’s UK Restructuring practice. In London and the South, Sarah Collins, Jacqui Kerr, Nathan McCarthy, Paul Berkovi, Nick Holloway, Helen Seaman and Luke Wiseman have all been promoted to director. KPMG’s Midlands team has seen the promotion of Tim Bateson, while in Bristol, Tim Sloggett has also made the step up. And in the North, Neil Morley has become director.


Meanwhile, a total of 13 professionals have been promoted to associate director, while six have become managers.


Blair Nimmo, global head of insolvency at KPMG, said:

“This significant round of promotions reflects the outstanding talent that we have across our Restructuring business and the enormous contribution our people make in supporting businesses who are experiencing significant operational or financial challenges. In particular, the promotions span the full breadth of our services, with colleagues from insolvency, operational restructuring, performance improvement, working capital management and financial restructuring all recognised.


“I’m particularly delighted to welcome Steve Absolom to the partnership. Steve has a fantastic reputation in the market place, driven by his excellent track record in assisting clients with complex turnaround projects. With economic and market conditions now starting to look increasingly uncertain, more and more clients are turning to us for assistance in strategy setting, performance improvement and contingency planning. Steve’s expertise will be pivotal in helping us deliver the very best advice to them.”




For further information please contact:

Katy Broomhead, Senior PR Manager, KPMG:

Tel: 0161 246 4623 / 07824 537963



KPMG press office: +44 20 7694 8773


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