Oliver Hughes

Oliver Hughes

Head of Capital Markets

Oliver leads our Capital Markets business which is ranked as one of the UK’s leading financial communications firms.

He specialises in business-critical communications and has advised some of the world’s leading organisations on M&A, shareholder activism, corporate campaigns and crises.

He is a senior consultant to clients including SSE, The Restaurant Group (“TRG”) and Hammerson. He has recently advised on high-profile corporate situations including Shaftesbury’s £5bn merger with Capital and Counties, SSE’s defence against activist Elliott Advisers and launch of a £12.5bn investment plan, the administration of Arcadia, the financial restructuring of Four Seasons Healthcare and TRG’s acquisition of Wagamama.

Oliver was recently named professional of the year at the 2023 PRCA City and Financial Awards. He sits on the Board of Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, the UK’s biggest outdoor festival of performing arts. Previously he spent twelve years at Brunswick Group.

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