Rich Mills
Divestments should be part of a company’s strategic capital allocation process.

Rich Mills

EY Americas Divestiture Advisory Services Leader

Leader of complex divestitures that help enhance shareholder value and drive more efficient capital allocation. Dedicated husband and father.

Rich has been a leader of transformational divestitures for more than a decade, including carve-out sales, tax-free spins and Reverse Morris Trust (RMT) transactions. He is the Americas lead for the only organization with globally-dedicated divestitures services that span all functional areas, including finance, operations and tax.

With more than 20 years of public accounting experience that began as an assurance practitioner, Rich has spent a large portion of his career providing transaction advisory services to corporations and private equity firms.

Rich graduated from the University of Florida with both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

How Rich is building a better working world

“I am building a better working world by assisting companies of all sizes operationalize a more effective capital allocation strategy that focuses on assets and businesses with the highest growth potential. I help clients effectively prepare and execute their divestitures, which leads to enhanced shareholder value for the seller and provides a buyer with a business that is ready to operate effectively on Day 1, allowing for greater growth potential and career opportunities under new ownership.”

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