CEO of corporate finance company steps down

Paul Heaven, managing director of Jerroms Corporate Finance, has announced his retirement.

Over the years, Heaven has become an expert in corporate finance, venture capital, private equity and asset lending and has extensive experience in acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs and fundraisings.

He has been a regular speaker at corporate finance events and has held numerous external advisory roles including a member of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership joint Growing Business and Access to Finance sub-committee, program mentor Aston for small business growth. and Non-Executive Director of Birmingham’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Heaven founded Blue Sky Corporate Finance in 1988 before merging with Jerroms in October 2019.

He will continue as a non-executive director of the company.

David Fletcher has been appointed to succeed him, having joined Jerroms Corporate Finance in 2021 from the corporate finance teams of Aston Lark, Hazlewoods and Watersheds where he gained a wealth of experience in acquisition disposals, MBOs, MBI and fundraising in SMEs and owner-managed businesses. .

Heaven said, “My journey in finance has been interesting, sometimes difficult, but always enjoyable and I will look back with great fondness. I have been very fortunate to have had such a varied and exciting career. Now is the time for me to hand over my role as Managing Director of Jerroms Corporate Finance to a successor who will rise to the challenge from here and I believe David, alongside the rest of the Jerroms team, is now best placed to do so and I wish all the best for the future.

Fletcher said: “After a long, illustrious and successful career, I wish Paul the best in a well-deserved retirement. I look forward to the opportunities my new role will provide and to build on its success and grow the business further. »

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