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Begbies Traynor Group strengthens advisory team with director appointment

Leading specialist professional services provider, Begbies Traynor Group, is continuing to strengthen its advisory offering across the Humber region and Yorkshire and with the appointment of experienced business and finance expert Mike Day as director in the BTG Advisory division, working alongside Karl Hodson.

Mike spent almost 25 years with Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance in a number of roles, including senior client manager and area director, before moving to Bibby Financial Services for seven years, latterly in the position of head of sales. He has extensive experience of advising businesses on ABL and finance.

In his new role, Mike, who hails from Grimsby and lives in Doncaster, will focus on Begbies Traynor Group’s growing offices in the Humber region including Hull, Grimsby and Scunthorpe as well as working across Yorkshire. He will complement the firm’s established BTG Advisory team which provides a wide range of services including fund raising and acquisitions, disposals and sales ledger management, alongside debt restructuring and review, and also supports the Group’s Eddisons property and Ernest Wilson business disposal and insolvency divisions.

Andrew Mackenzie, partner for Begbies Traynor Group in Yorkshire, said: “With his strong commercial acumen and solid track record in operational roles, Mike will be an invaluable addition to our BTG Advisory team. We are confident that he will be able to use his vast business and finance experience to further enhance our offering and commitment to providing value added services to our clients in the Humber region and across Yorkshire.”

Mike comments: “Having worked in financial services for over 30 years, I am well aware of Begbies Traynor Group’s strong reputation and the growth of its business support services.  Having been born and bred in the Humber region and now living in Doncaster, I am passionate about supporting local businesses and look forward to working alongside Andrew and the advisory team to provide funding expertise.”

Begbies Traynor Group’s Humber team is based at offices in Hull, Scunthorpe and Grimsby. The group currently has nine offices and employs around 100 staff in Yorkshire, the Humber and the North East.  It offers a full range of professional services including corporate recovery, business review and disposals, investigations and risk, forensic accounting advice, corporate finance, property, funding, debt collection and personal insolvency.