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Corporate finance team in Switzerland continues growth

Deloitte in Switzerland is strengthening its corporate finance team: Two new partners, Richard Kershaw and Jas Sahota, have joined the firm in Zurich.

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“I am delighted to welcome two new Partners, Richard Kershaw and Jas Sahota, to our Corporate Finance team. As companies are continuously on the look to improve their investigative and dispute resolution capabilities, Richard brings leading edge e-discovery experience coupled with advanced forensic technology. Jas is joining at a time where many Swiss based companies are facing performance improvement challenges in view of the strengthening Swiss Franc. With their international experience, Richard and Jas will respectively strengthen our Analytics and Forensics Technology and Restructuring services practices by bringing world class solutions to our clients and reinforce our leading position in the market,” comments Jean-François Lagassé, Managing Partner, Corporate Finance at Deloitte in Switzerland.

Zurich, 19 February 2015

Richard Kershaw

Richard Kershaw is a Partner in the Analytic and Forensic Technology practice. He specialises in computer forensic and e-discovery strategies for complex investigations and disputes. Prior to joining Deloitte, Richard led FTI Consulting’s Technology practice in Asia, where he lived for most of the last 20 years. His experience includes litigation, investigation and arbitration matters in the financial services, automotive, high-tech, life sciences, pharmaceutical, aerospace and manufacturing sectors.

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Jas Sahota

Jas Sahota is a Restructuring Services Partner at Deloitte since 2003 who has newly transferred from Deloitte in London. Jas works with board and executive management members of corporates that are seeking to implement an operational restructuring or performance improvement programme. Over a 26 year period, Jas has worked with numerous publicly listed and privately held corporates, across various sectors, to deliver over USD 10bn in profit/cash improvements, as well restructuring over USD 100bn of debt in cases where corporates faced a financial crisis. Jas also is experienced in taking on interim executive management positions.

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About Deloitte in Switzerland

Deloitte is a leading accounting and consulting company in Switzerland and provides industry-specific services in the areas of audit, tax, consulting and corporate finance. With approximately 1,300 employees at six locations in Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich (headquarters), Deloitte serves companies and institutions of all legal forms and sizes in all industry sectors. Deloitte AG is a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, the UK member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). DTTL member firms comprise of approximately 210,000 employees in more than 150 countries around the world. 

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