Livingstone strengthens London team with four new hires

Patrick Groarke | Mar 2018

Livingstone announces new hires.

Livingstone has announced the appointment of Jake Stacy, Joe Barnett, Niamh Buckley and Jo Charles at its London office, as it invests further to grow its team.

Jake Stacy joins Livingstone’s Media & Technology team as an Associate. After graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2012, Jake qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte. During this time, Jake worked in the M&A team, providing advice to mid-market clients across a range of sectors. Jake joined Livingstone in November 2017 after relocating to London from Australia.

Joe Barnett qualified as a Chartered Accountant at EY in 2017. During his time at EY, he worked in the Transaction Advisory Services department, advising clients on over twenty transactions across a variety of sectors. Joe joined Livingstone in October 2017 with a focus on the Media & Technology sector.

Niamh Buckley qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, where she worked in the Restructuring Services team. During her time at Deloitte, she also completed a nine month secondment at Wells Fargo Capital Finance. Niamh joined Livingstone January in 2018, focusing primarily on the Business Services sector.

After graduating from the University of Nottingham, Jo Charles qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. He worked in the Corporate Finance team, advising clients on business valuation issues, and in the M&A Integration team, providing strategic integration and synergy realisation support. Jo joined Livingstone in February 2018 and is focusing on the Media & Technology sector.

Patrick Groarke, Partner at Livingstone comments: “In such a competitive market for young but experienced M&A talent, we are delighted to have been able to attract such an impressively capable group of individuals. We remain dedicated as a firm to developing talent up through the organisation, delivering the highest levels of hands-on technical support for clients as we advise on more complex transactions.”