Stuart Finch



Managing Director

Stuart Finch is a managing director in the Transaction Advisory Services practice, based in the London office. Stuart has over 10 years of experience across a range of deals, advising both private equity and corporate clients on buy-side and sell-side due diligence for transactions. He also has experience preparing Class 1 transaction documents and advising clients during preparation for sale, refinancing and mid-cycle review processes.

Stuart has experience advising on deals both in the UK and internationally, including deals completed during a two-year secondment in Hong Kong. His experience extends to working within management teams during a deal process. He has also completed secondments to private equity clients where his role included preparing portfolio companies for sale, operating reviews and management of portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Kroll, Stuart was part of the Transaction Advisory Services practice at PwC. He has experience across a wide range of sectors including: consumer goods, retail, airlines, travel and leisure (including multi-site entertainment and accommodation), manufacturing and technology, logistics, business services, telecoms, education and training, and trust and fiduciary services.

Stuart holds a First-Class honours degree in Mathematics from the University of Warwick and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Corporate Finance and Restructuring

M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.

Transaction Advisory Services

Kroll’s Transaction Advisory Services platform offers corporate and financial investors with deep accounting and technical expertise, commercial knowledge, industry insight and seamless analytical services throughout the deal continuum.

Financial Due Diligence

Kroll's Financial Due Diligence team provides Quality of Earnings (QoE) and key financial analyses for buyers, sellers and banks in M&A transactions.

Sell-Side M&A/Vendor Due Diligence

We unlock hidden value as our clients sell or carve-out a non-core business.

Working Capital Analysis

Balance sheet analysis to establish target working capital and evaluate balances delivered at closing.

Tax Due Diligence/Structuring

Kroll's tax due diligence and structuring group has extensive experience in evaluating and structuring transactions from a tax perspective.