Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) has announced three significant internal appointments, they are Douglas Martin as Head of Corporate Finance, and Steven Fraser and Brian McMurray as Directors.
Douglas joined AAB as a graduate trainee, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2005 and becoming Partner in 2010.
Douglas has significant Corporate Finance experience from involvement in over 150 deals. During his time at AAB he has contributed to the firm being named the top dealmakers in Scotland for the last 11 years, after being recognised by the Scottish Business Insider as the accountants having completed the most deals each year from 2005-2015. Douglas succeeds Mike Brown in this role and his appointment forms part of the firm’s succession plan.
Steven joined AAB in 2007 and is Head of AAB’s Integrated Employment Solutions Team, specialising in global employment tax and social security compliance matters. Steven helps businesses strike the balance between monitoring costs and managing risk associated with complex global reporting requirements. Steven is a member of The ICAEW’s tax faculty, enabling AAB to be at the forefront of HMRC change. The faculty’s main objective is to push and work with HMRC for a better tax system.
Brian joined AAB’s Corporate Finance team in 2007 after qualifying as a CA in 2006 with the firm’s Audit Services Department. He primarily acts as Lead Advisor in all areas of Corporate Finance deals with his particular expertise being delivery of acquisitions, disposals, MBO/I’s, debt/equity fund-raising and refinancing. He advises clients in a wide variety of sectors and has played a key role in executing a number of high profile deals in recent years.
Graeme Allan, Managing Partner, commented “These appointments expand our leadership team and further strengthen our ability to deliver only the very best of client service. Each of these promotions is well deserved and key to the succession development and continuing prosperity of the firm.”