AlixPartners has added Nick Wood as a managing director in its M&A Services practice in London.

Wood joins the firm’s EMEA M&A Services team, which helps clients drive growth through M&A, private equity fund raisings and debt raising, and refinancing transactions. He will focus on the industrials sector in the UK and Europe, the largest sector in European M&A, representing approximately 20% of European deal volume, according to Mergermarket.

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Wood spent 20 years at Deloitte, where he was a partner in the Industrials practice. He was responsible for the origination and execution of transactions across the industrial sector, having completed deals in the chemical, print, paper and packaging, building materials, aerospace, transport, oil and gas, renewables, mining, and construction sectors.

“Nick is a recognized leader who brings a wealth of experience to our M&A Services offering,” said AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley. “As we build out this team to serve clients in Europe, the UK, and the U.S., Nick’s hands-on approach and proven track record will be key to helping our clients address some of their most urgent and complex
challenges. We are delighted to welcome Nick to our firm.”