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Cooper Parry promotes new partner

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance has promoted Ben Rookes to partner. Rookes joined the firm as a graduate 15 years ago and has risen through the ranks from associate to partner, becoming a fundamental member of the team.

During his career, Rookes has been involved in a number of significant deals including BGF’s recent investment in Johnsons Aggregates and Recycling.
Cooper Parry Corporate Finance has also appointed Tom Summers as a senior manager. He joined the firm from RSM.
Summers’ experience includes company sales, management buy-outs and private equity transactions, including a number of sales to overseas trade buyers.
Andy Parker, partner and head of Cooper Parry Corporate Finance in the Midlands, says: “Having started out as a graduate, Ben has worked hard and has proved himself at every level to be a valuable member of the team. His promotion to partner is throughly deserved.
“Tom has a wealth of experience under his belt and will be a great asset to the team.”
Cooper Parry Corporate Finance is a UK representative of Global M&A, one of the leading independent partnerships of corporate finance advisers in the world.
The team also recently won Advisory Team of the Year at the East Midlands Insider Dealmakers Dinner.

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