Johnston Carmichael wins two British Accountancy Awards


27th November 2015

Scottish accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael, has picked up two awards at the British Accountancy Awards 2015 – Restructuring Project of the Year and Corporate Finance Team of the Year.

These annual awards recognise those that have demonstrated excellence and innovation in the UK accountancy profession over the past 12 months. Winners were announced at the black tie awards ceremony held last night {24 November} at The Brewery in London.

This win comes after Johnston Carmichael received the Insolvency Team of the Year accolade at the 2015 Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards in June this year and Donald McNaught, Partner in the Johnston Carmichael Restructuring team, who was responsible for the winning project, commented:

“We are delighted to receive the award for Restructuring Project of the Year, which recognises the hard work and tireless efforts of our team in getting the best outcome for businesses going through structural change.

“The last 12 months have been a time of development and growth for the Johnston Carmichael Restructuring Team, and winning awards for projects like these demonstrate how we have adapted to remain relevant to the changing market to ensure we continue to offer the best possible service.”

Andrew Ewing, Head of the Johnston Carmichael Corporate Finance team, who collected the award for Corporate Finance Team of the Year commented:

“This award acknowledges our commitment to helping businesses flourish. Our team has grown to 17 people over the past year, making us one of the largest deal-making teams in Scotland. Our specialists have dedicated knowledge across a range of sectors which helps us adapt to suit the situation of any business. Receiving this award is sure to boost this momentum within our talented team.”

Sandy Manson, Chief Executive of Johnston Carmichael said: “We are extremely proud to be recognised in front of our national industry peers at these prestigious awards. As our firm continues to grow, awards like these are testament to the hard work and commitment of our team across Scotland, who provide our clients with a high quality service, tailored to meet their needs.”

Winners of the 2015 British Accountancy Awards were chosen by a panel of leading industry experts from organisations including PwC, Taylor Wessing, KPMG and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

The National Accountancy Awards is a key annual event in the financial services calendar and last year’s ceremony saw more than 600 guests in attendance.

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