Azets bolsters R&I practice with two heavyweight hires
Azets announces the arrival of two heavyweight hires within its restructuring and insolvency (R&I) practice in a move which bolsters the firm’s specialist offering across the UK.
Andy Davis has been appointed strategic advice director, who joins alongside Rob Young as R&I director. Both add significant experience to the UK Top 10 firm.
The appointments signify Azets’ commitment to supporting mid-market businesses through challenging economic times, with rising prices and tighter financial conditions impacting companies’ ability to service debt.
Andy Davis has spent the past 28 years in various senior roles with Lloyds Banking Group, where most recently he led the Large Corporate Business Support Unit.
Andy is a highly experienced restructuring practitioner, with a reputation for senior level engagement, resolving commercial and distressed situations and delivering outstanding results.
Rob Young joins Azets from RSM, where he has spent the past 15 years as restructuring and recovery director. Rob’s principal focus is the provision of restructuring advice to mid-market businesses
Rob has broad sector experience and has managed several insolvency assignments including projects relating to large, complex, and multi-banked corporates.
Andy Davis, strategic advice director at Azets UK, said: “Azets is a dynamic, forward-thinking firm, and one I have long admired. It has successfully developed a strong reputation regionally and nationally, with significant opportunity for further growth. I am delighted to be joining at such an exciting time for Azets and during such a critical time for UK businesses.”
Rob Young, R&I director at Azets UK, said: “’Azets is an exciting, growing business, and I am absolutely thrilled to take up this opportunity. As the market faces up to difficult challenges, I look forward to working alongside my new colleagues to help clients with their restructuring needs.”
Colin Haig, national head of restructuring, at Azets UK, said: “It’s an honour and privilege to have Andy and Rob join our expanding team. Both bring with them a wealth of experience and thriving networks full of industry contacts which our clients will benefit from.
“We exist for the sole reason of helping businesses find a way through economic hardship. Andy and Rob will ensure even more businesses get that support – and we’re looking forward to welcoming more high-profile advisors in the coming months.”