Close Bros names new MD

Close Brothers, the UK corporate finance adviser, has appointed a new managing director to head its Pensions Advisory Group.

Christopher Clayton joins Close Brothers from Grant Thornton where he has been since 2002. He was a lead director in Grant Thornton’s mergers and acquisitions practice and has most recently specialised in advising companies and trustees on issues relating to their pensions schemes. He has also worked with the Pensions Regulator on policy and regulatory matters.