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Ian Cliffe

Partner, Head of Transaction Services

Having been a general practice partner for a number of years, Ian has built up a specialism in the creative, media and technology sector, advising businesses from the embryonic phase, through the life cycle of growth, acquisition and fund raising to strategic positioning and exit.

In addition to being a general practice partner offering general business and financial advice to his diverse client base, Ian also provides specialist corporate finance services including helping business implement their strategic growth and exit planning, financial and tax due diligence assignments, capital markets work including deal structuring/advisory and reporting accountants work on Standard, AIM and Aquis markets.

Having joined the firm in 1992 from university, Ian became ACA and CF qualified and progressed through the firm to become a partner in 2001. Since then, he has developed his client base and specialisms, also carried out a number of managerial roles including heading up the audit division, being part of the firm’s management including being managing partner from 2013 to 2019. The experience obtained from running the firm has been invaluable in developing Ian’s commercial and business skills that he can apply to client situations in his day to day advisory capacity.

Outside haysmacintyre and family life, Ian enjoys cycling, walking, generally keeping active and exploring new places and experiencing new activities. Both business wise and personally, travel has also been a great enjoyment – something that will also feature high on Ian’s plans over the coming years.

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