Leading mid-tier accounting and advisory firm William Buck today announces the appointment of Vivek Miranda to its Melbourne office as Director, Corporate Advisory.
Vivek will enhance William Buck’s capability to deliver corporate transactions, bringing more than 15 years’ experience advising on private treaty and public market acquisitions and divestments, equity raisings, IPOs, debt structuring and arranging, and investor relations, to Melbourne’s strong Corporate Advisory team.
His former clients comprise startups, early-growth, SMEs and ASX300 companies that operate in healthcare, technology, natural resources, industrials and consumer.
Vivek has built his career working in the corporate finance advisory divisions of global investment banks in Australia, North America and Hong Kong, and is a qualified lawyer.
In his new role, Vivek will support William Buck’s mid-market clients by providing his extensive knowledge of the key strategic, commercial, regulatory, financing and governance issues faced by business in progressing their growth objectives.
Welcoming Vivek to the role, Lindsay Holloway, Managing Director of William Buck Melbourne said Vivek’s appointment deepens the William Buck Corporate Advisory offering by strengthening corporate reach and providing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital advisory expertise that will elevate William Buck in the Corporate Advisory space.
“Vivek’s multi-faceted and highly accomplished career enables him to bring a wealth of experience to William Buck where he will drive growth and value for our mid-market clients,” said Lindsay.
Vivek said he is pleased to be “joining a firm that is progressing an ambitious growth strategy to service the mid-market space with high quality corporate finance advisory services” and is looking forward to providing practical advice on opportunities for businesses to scale faster and better through effective capital structuring, capital raising and shareholder-accretive corporate transactions.
It’s a promising time for businesses looking to realise their growth aspirations, with appetite for deal making continuing to soar as we emerge from the pandemic.
The first half of 2021 saw mergers and acquisitions in Australia up by 2.5 times the prior five-year average.
You can read more on the current deal making resurgence in our M&A and VC Report 2021.
About William Buck
William Buck is a leading accounting and advisory firm with a focus on the middle-market and over 100 Directors and 800 professional staff across Australia and New Zealand.
The firm, which recently celebrated its 125th anniversary year, has a strong Corporate Advisory team with demonstrated experience in helping companies identify new growth opportunities. Over the last five years, the team has managed over $2 billion worth of transactions across Australia.
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