Family owned businesses are seen as a key fundamental by the coalition government to stabilise the UK Economy.
Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Tim was educated at Bury Grammar School and Sheffield Hallam University where he obtained a degree in Accounting and Management Controls.
After qualifying in 1998 with an independent practice in Lancashire, Tim moved to a medium sized firm of Chartered Accountants based in York and Leeds, where he was a senior manager in the corporate finance department. After more than seven years working in the Yorkshire region, Tim and his family decided to move back to the North West and Tim joined Pierce in January 2007. He was named Young Dealmaker of the Year at the 2010 Insider Dealmakers awards and was made an Associate Director in 2011.
Tim is part of the corporate finance team, specialising in lead advisory including acquisitions, disposals, finance raising and financial due diligence. In addition to advising established businesses, Tim sat on an advisory panel for new start up technology businesses, allowing him to develop an excellent understanding of what potential debt and equity providers are looking for when deciding to support new businesses.
Tim is married with two young children and his interests away from work include football, golf and horse racing.Contact Tim Mills
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