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Elliot Findlay




Executive summary

Elliot Findlay is the national managing principal of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) at Grant Thornton LLP.


As a leader on the firm’s Strategy & Transactions Services team, Findlay has more than 20 years of experience advising companies in the United States and Europe in a wide array of industries. From manufacturing and distribution to retail and technology, he has worked with both start-ups and multinational corporations.


Findlay specializes in performing financial, tax, internal control, IT and compensation benefits due diligence services for financial and strategic buyers — and has been involved in more than 750 buy- and sell-side transactions.


Prior to working at Grant Thornton in the United States, Findlay worked in the Corporate Finance Department of Grant Thornton UK in London.


Findlay received a bachelor’s degrees in engineering and marketing from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a respected voice in the M&A community and has been widely quoted in M&A stories from national, trade and business publications.





Findlay earned bachelor’s degrees in Engineering and Marketing from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.


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