DSG welcomes new director of business development
North West accountancy practice DSG has bolstered its senior team with the addition of a new director of business development, who will help the firm capitalise on the resurgent market.
Darren Grimes will focus on supporting DSG’s specialist tax and corporate advisory team. His appointment follows a period of growth for the firm’s respective practices.
Darren qualified as a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor with KPMG before going to work in industry. As a corporate tax specialist, he has held the role of senior corporate tax manager at Deloitte for the last six years and is also an associate member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Paul Hyland, tax partner at DSG, said:
“Darren is a talented individual who brings a real depth of corporate tax expertise to our team. His experience working with many of the largest family owned businesses in the region, coupled with his time spent working in industry, gives him valuable insight. He understands the challenges that businesses face and can provide commercial solutions that work in the real world.”
“His role as business development director will help us to tap into the opportunities presented by the resurgence in the corporate market and he will play a key role in ensuring that the firm is positively and professionally promoted in its markets.”
“We’re committed to building and strengthening our corporate tax and finance offerings to ensure our clients are able to benefit from the very best insight and advice and Darren will be a real asset to the practice.”
In addition to his extensive corporate tax knowledge, Darren has particular expertise in the areas of corporate debt restructuring, capital allowances, HMRC enquiries and international tax.
Darren Grimes said:
“DSG has real depth of specialist expertise in corporate tax and finance and it’s great to be on board with such a forward-thinking, ambitious practice. The market has come back to life and we’re definitely seeing deal volumes increase. It’s an exciting time to be working in tax and corporate finance – the resurgence brings opportunity and I’m looking forward to using my experience to harness this potential and work alongside the partners to grow and develop these practice areas.”
DSG provides a variety of tax, audit, and business advice, with offices in Liverpool, Bootle Southport and North Wales.