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Stuart Sparkes

Partner - Corporate Finance Advisory

Stuart Sparkes

Stuart leads the team within Corporate Finance Advisory focusing on the media industry and has spent the past 14 years advising clients on such deals.


  • Stuart leads the media team within Corporate Finance Advisory for Deloitte in the UK
  • Stuart has 14 years experience of leading transactions across the media industry including disposals, acquisitions, buy-outs, and PLC work. He has excellent relationships across the media sector with both companies and private equity.


  • Joined Deloitte in 2008
  • Previously worked at Grant Thornton for 7 years
  • MBA from the London Business School
  • ACA qualified

Recent transaction experience

  • Sale of Wood Mackenzie to Hellman & Friedman
  • Sale of Barrie & Hibbert to Moody’s Corporation
  • Sale of Encore to ISIS
  • Sale of BBH to Publicis
  • Acquisition of Boomerang Plus plc by LDC and Lorraine Heggessey
  • Sale of CloserStill and Closer2 to Phoenix Equity Partners
  • Acquisition of College Group Financial PR with Vitruvian Partners
  • Sale of Gorkana to Durrants
  • Acquisition of Live Nation Theatres for ATG
  • Acquisition of Showboats for Boat International
  • Sale of DLG for Kaupthing
  • Secondary buyout of Ocean Media by AAC

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