Ian Brown

Ian Brown, Special Situations

Ian Brown, a qualified lawyer with an MBA from INSEAD, joined Livingstone in September 2018, having been with KPMG since 2011 and having previously worked with Kroll (now Alix Partners), and in industry (as both a Commercial Director and Finance Director).

Whilst at both KPMG and Kroll, Ian specialised in more challenging or accelerated M&A and refinancing transactions, as well as helping management teams to develop and deliver stabilisation and profit improvement plans, with previous engagements including advising Monarch Airlines, Jones the Bootmaker, Hornby, Beales and Learndirect.

He has advised on over 25 successful transactions, covering public, private and sponsor owned businesses, with revenues up to £1bn, including disposals, acquisitions, and equity and debt fund raisings.

Ian leads London’s Special Situations practice.

Education & Qualifications:

  • MBA (INSEAD, France, Singapore, Finance major)
  • Qualified Solicitor in England and Wales, LPC (distinction), CPE
  • CIMA Adv Dip MA
  • Sc. (Hons) Engineering


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Patrick Groarke | Oct 2018

Ian Brown, Special Situations

Livingstone expands its Special Situations team

Ian Brown has joined Livingstone as a Managing Director to lead the firm’s Special Situations team in London, complementing its established Debt Advisory practice and existing Special Situations teams in the US and Germany.
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