Begbies Traynor Group, the specialist professional services consultancy, today announces the launch of BTG Global Risk Partners, bringing together the Group’s forensic accounting, computer forensic, investigation and security risk practices into a new integrated business, with immediate effect.
The amalgamation of these practices has been designed to enable clients to benefit from a tailored combination of advisory services from this comprehensive range of highly experienced specialists, ensuring that clients’ interests are protected and enhanced, no matter how complex their exposure.
Following the integration, BTG Global Risk Partners will be uniquely positioned in being able to offer this full range of services in one integrated business through its domestic and international network that reaches out to over 100 countries, putting it at the forefront of the international risk and investigations industry.
John Reynard, executive chairman of BTG Global Risk Partners, said:
“This launch marks a really exciting milestone in the development of the Group’s risk, investigation and forensic offering. The business is now truly international, not only serving its heartland mid market clients, but also its growing list of multi-national, FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients.”
John has specialised in forensic and investigations work, as well as contentious income, profit and share valuations since 1986, both as a partner in a specialist forensic practice and latterly as managing director of forensic accounting at a leading national practice, joining Begbies Traynor Group as Partner in 2003.
He has considerable experience in strategic management within both his own business and as part of Begbies Traynor. Prior to joining Begbies Traynor Group, John successfully floated a professional services business on AIM, and acted as finance director as well as being a major shareholder.
In addition John is an active member of a successful business angel and private equity investment group, specialising in the management and capital growth of private businesses.
As a forensic accountant, John has produced independent expert reports in several hundred cases, with the majority of his expert witness work relating to commercial disputes, business valuations, business interruption and injury cases as well as criminal defence and prosecution, principally in cases of fraud.
John is well known as an expert speaker having presented at conferences for the Law Society and the Bar Council.