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Capital Markets

Capital markets advisory services.

We can support your business through the challenges of today’s rapidly changing world.

For those clients already listed on a capital market, we provide assurance and advisory services within Independence rules and guidance. For companies considering an IPO, our Capital Markets team regularly provide independent and objective advice on the options and alternatives available, offer investor-ready services to help clients best prepare for market admission and act as reporting accountants on the transaction. We provide a full range of reporting accountant services, including reports on historical and prospective financial information, reviewing accounting, reporting and control procedures, and providing related structuring and tax advice.

Transaction accounting, IPO and capital markets

We help our clients navigate the challenges of today’s rapidly changing landscape and can help support businesses at each stage of their lifecycle. Our Capital Markets team act regularly as reporting accountant on IPOs and IPO-readiness where they provide a full range of reporting accountant services including accountants reports on historical financial information, long form reports, working capital reports plus specialist areas such as forensics and digital consulting to provide addition assurance.

Our services

Our Capital Markets team offer a comprehensive and integrated range of core and specialist services to listed and to be listed clients.

These services can include:

  • Reporting Accountants – full range of services to support the IPO
  • Investor - Ready review
  • Mergers and acquisitions support
  • External & internal audit
  • Financial reporting advisory
  • Tax compliance and advisory
  • Sustainability advisory
  • Regulatory consulting  
  • Forensics services

Get in touch to find out how our Capital Markets specialists can help your business to grow and succeed in the UK and overseas.

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Meet the team

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Rakesh Shaunak

Partner and Group Chairman

Rakesh is the Managing Partner and Group Chairman of MHA MacIntyre Hudson and MHA, as well as Chairman of the firm’s London Head Office and the Southern Region. In addition to his governance role, much of his time is devoted to business advisory work with a diverse portfolio of clients.

He is head of the firm’s Financial Services and lead Partner of Baker Tilly’s global financial sector team. Rakesh also leads on the firms work in the Natural Resources arena and with Listed Companies and Public Interest Entities.

Rakesh is the Reporting and Relationship Partner for two listed companies, a number of other Public Interest Entities, seven UK banks and the European arm of one of the largest banks in the world.

As a senior director of Baker Tilly International, Rakesh is proactively leading collaborative working between Baker Tilly International global offices.

Rakesh is a non-executive director of a listed Real Estate Investment Trust and Chairman of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee. Until recently he was also Chairman of the Risk and Audit Committee of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. 

His all-round experience helps Rakesh advise clients from a wide perspective such as

  • Listed Companies and Public Interest Entities
  • Banks and Financial Institutions
  • International businesses
  • Education & Higher Education
  • Mineral extraction and refining
Get in touch with Rakesh Shaunak
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Neil Parsons

Director – Head of Financial Reporting Advisory and Company Law

Neil joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson on 6 April 2020 as the Director and Head of Financial Reporting Advisory and Company Law and is responsible for client facing financial reporting project work and company law matters related to all forms of company reporting. Neil helps clients of all sizes (including large listed companies) cut through the complexities of financial reporting so as to provide technically and commercially solutions which are understandable. His solutions are delivered through simple advice, training, detailed project implementation or via expert written reports.

In a technical capacity Neil also works alongside the technical department advising on the financial reporting of Public Interest Entities and AIM listed companies. Further, Neil works closely with Baker Tilly International on matters relevant to the application of IFRS. Neil participates in various external working groups including ICAEW Company Law Panel of Experts and the ICAEW/ICAS Distributable Reserves Working Group. Neil has written guidance and articles on many topics including lease accounting, supplier payment practices and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on financial reporting and company law. Neil has a degree in Mathematical Physics obtained at University of Manchester (UMIST) and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

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Rich Hall

Head of Sustainability and Stakeholder Assurance

Rich joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in September 2020 to lead our Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility and Climate Change work.

A former ‘big four’ Risk Assurance Director, Rich started, built and led their Northern Sustainability Practice and was ultimately responsible for their Performance Assurance line of service.

Drawing on over 30 years cross sector, multi discipline experience. Rich brings over 15 years’ experience and passion of leading successful Sustainability and risk engagements. He has worked and led teams both internationally and within the UK, working with some of the largest and most complex businesses across their global footprints.

Rich has led major sustainability engagements from idea generation and inception through to successful implementation across advisory, reporting and assurance and internal audit.

Rich has a genuine passion for business and enjoys working on excellence in client service, building and developing high performing teams, mentoring and innovation.

Having led teams in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and America he places a high value on embracing cultures and diversity and supporting responsible and purposeful business.

In addition to his Sustainability expertise Rich has engagement leader experience and expertise across Third Party Assurance, Contract Assurance, and complex risk management across strategy, operations, and supply chain.

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Rob Dando

Corporate Finance Partner and Transaction Services Leader

Rob joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson Corporate Finance in April 2020 to lead the Transaction Services team. Rob has over 15 years’ transaction consultancy experience, with considerable knowledge in global markets. He specialises in advising mid-market businesses, corporate clients and financial institutions, in their assessment of acquisitions and divestments, as well as assisting organisations on their journey to initial public offering. Rob’s primary focus is on providing financial due diligence services for M&A transactions.

Rob has extensive deal experience across a variety of industry sectors, deal sizes and on a global basis. He has a particular interest in business services, education, healthcare, technology and transport & logistics sectors.

Rob is a chartered accountant (ACA) and holds the Corporate Finance Qualification (CFQ) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW).

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What they say about us

The core services provided by the firm, global presence, industrial expertise and proactive response helped us take the decision towards using the services of MHA MacIntyre Hudson. - Tillomed Laboratories Limited

What they say about us

MHA MacIntyre Hudson has truly been a value additive auditor, which is quite rare and something to look up to. The level of knowledge of all team members and the engagement partner is quite extensive and we have thoroughly enjoyed the partnership with them. Way to go MHA MacIntyre Hudson!! - Dishman group