Oliver Hughes

Head of Corporate Advisory & Capital Markets

Oliver leads MHP’s Capital Markets team. 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. Last year he was named professional of the year at the PRCA City and Financial Awards.

Oliver is a senior consultant to clients including SSE, Halma and Dunelm. He has recently advised on high-profile corporate situations including Shaftesbury’s £5bn merger with Capital and Counties, The Restaurant Group’s takeover by Apollo Global Management, SSE’s successful defence against activist Elliott Advisers and launch of a £12.5bn investment plan, the administration of Arcadia and the financial restructuring of Four Seasons Healthcare.

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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