Mark Byers (Partner)

Mark is Head of Client Service for our Recovery & Reorganisation practice in the UK and is also the Global Service Line Leader within Grant Thornton International

Mark has been a partner with Grant Thornton since 1990. With more than 20 years working in corporate finance and restructuring, Mark has wide reaching experience covering corporate advisory, investigations, due diligence and financial restructuring.

He regularly advises large banking syndicates to financially distressed businesses in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia. In the last five years he has led numerous international workout assignments including high profile restructurings with debt exposure in excess of £5billion. This work typically involved identifying and developing financial restructuring opportunities, supported by a combination of capital raising, disposal of non-core businesses and strategic change. Mark also has experience in M&A, IPOs and MBOs.

Mark also leads our monitoring trustee and divestiture trustee services for competition regulators. He has personally led 41 monitoring trustee assignments reporting to competition regulators around the globe, including the EC, UK CC, FTC, DoJ, ACC and CCB.

Mark's expertise covers:

  • Retail
  • Food Processing
  • Telecoms
  • Transport
  • Information Technology
  • Property & Construction
  • Hotels & Leisure
  • Telecommunications


  • FCA (Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
  • FABRP (Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals)
  • Licensed insolvency practitioner

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Mark Byers

London, Finsbury Square

+44 (0)20 7728 2522