Brad McAvoy

About Brad McAvoy


Brad joined James Cowper Kreston in 2018 as a Corporate Finance Director from Australia where he spent many years working for one of the Big Four as a Director in their Transaction Services division. He brings with him a wealth of experience assisting corporates, owner managed businesses, private equity investors and financiers with their due diligence processes. Brad operates from our Reading office.


Brad has significant experience in providing transaction advisory services to a range of businesses (from early stage to listed companies) and across industry sectors. He specialises in providing the following transaction services for our clients:

  • Acquisition due diligence;

  • Pre-sale and Vendor due diligence;

  • Divestment readiness assessments;

  • Pre-lending due diligence;

  • Procurement / Supplier due diligence;

  • Investigating / Reporting Accountant for listings; and

  • Dataroom management and other Transaction support.

Current Strategic Projects

Since joining James Cowper Kreston, Brad has led the following projects:

  • Acquisition and pre-lending due diligence for a privately owned Independent Financial Adviser;

  • Acquisition due diligence for an investment by Private Equity into a gift themed producer and wholesaler of food products;

  • Acquisition and pre-lending due diligence for a management buy-out of a marine engineering services business; and

  • Acquisition due diligence for a minority equity investment in an early stage manufacturer of paper products.

Email: Brad McAvoy

Tel: +44 (0)118 9590261