September 05 ,2015 | by Hari Srinivasan

New financial services transaction partner joins E&Y

Financial services transaction partner joins E&Y

Big Four firm E&Y (Ernst & Young) has appointed a new partner in its financial services transaction advisory practice.

Ajay Rawal is joining the leading UK accountancy sector company from Alvarez & Marsal, where he held the position of partner in the European financial industry advisory services group.


Mr Rawal's extensive experience in the financial world has seen him advise government agencies, national authorities as well as various European banks on their financial systems strategies. Repositioning of bank assets is one of his biggest strengths.

With a career spanning more than 15 years, he has been heavily involved in the restructuring within the banking sector that has followed the financial crisis.


This year's 'Sunday Times 25 best big companies to work for' poll placed the company 14th, which is the highest placing of a Big Four firm. The paper also gave E&Y a special award for learning and development as well as the award for 'Best Improver' in all of the categories measured.

As one of the Big Four, E&Y operates in over 150 countries.


EMEIA head of financial services transaction advisory services, David Barker, commented on the appointment of Mr Rawal.

"We are thrilled to have Ajay join the transaction practice. At a time when there is so much uncertainty and change in the banking sector across the Eurozone, it is fundamental that we have skilled and experienced individuals like Ajay to help guide the market into more stable times," he said.

Hari Srinivasan

Hari is the LSBF Blog's News Editor. He manages the editorial content on the blog and writes about current affairs, SME, entrepreneurship, energy, education and emerging market news.

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