Richard  Jones

Richard Jones

Partner, Capital Markets, PwC United Kingdom

Rich is a partner in the PwC Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory team with over 20 years of experience with PwC in both our Assurance & Deals practices, spending time in Manchester, Chicago and now London. He leads a team that helps our clients maximise value from deals. This includes strategy, planning, operations, people, tax, and accounting. He focuses his time on complex carve outs and cross-border M&A, specialising in project managing these complex deals, with a particular focus on the accounting and public reporting considerations.

He has a significant amount of transaction and listings experience, having worked on a number of high profile transactions across the globe. These include IPOs, cross-border M&A, GAAP conversions, carve outs, and public capital raises. Some of his completed transactions include:

  • Unilever’s $7b divestment of its Spreads Business and $5b divestment of its Tea Business;
  • Imperial Brands’ $7b acquisition of certain brands from Reynolds and Lorillard;
  • Reckitt Benckiser’s $4b divestment of its Food Business;
  • GE Capital’s €1b divestment of its Fleet Business;
  • INEOS’ joint venture (and subsequent buyout) with Solvay; and
  • Acadia Healthcare’s acquisitions of Priory Group and Partnerships In Care.
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