marcus purcell
Understanding the risks in a Transaction can support companies to make better and more informed decisions about strategically managing their capital and transactions.

Marcus Purcell

EY Ireland Strategy and Transactions Partner and Head of D&I

Leads Transaction Support team in Dublin and Partner Sponsor for Diversity & Inclusion. Has deep sector transaction experience that enables him to support clients navigate the risk of a Transaction

Marcus is a Partner with EY’s Strategy and Transactions business and Partner Sponsor for Diversity & Inclusion.

As Partner Sponsor for D&I, Marcus leads EY’s D&I steering committee, who are responsible for the implementation of the firm’s strategy. He has over 15 years of transaction experience across a number of sectors including Technology, Financial Services, Food and  Agriculture as well as Hospitality and Leisure.

Having worked on a significant number of deals, Marcus has the skills and expertise to support clients through the transaction process.

Additionally, Marcus has a deep understanding of financial due diligence, working capital reporting, modelling reviews, cost reduction, strategic analysis and internal audit.

Prior to joining EY in Dublin, Marcus worked as a Strategy and Planning Senior Manager at a major Irish bank. He also spent a year working in the CEO’s office in the same bank. Marcus has cultivated technical knowledge in providing transaction support and informal restructuring advice to banks, financial institutions and equity investors.

A Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Marcus is also a licensed insolvency practitioner with Charted Accountants Ireland. Marcus has a bachelor’s degree in International Commerce with German from University College Dublin.

How Marcus is building a better working world

“Over the course of my career, I have provided financial due diligence, formal and informal restructuring advice to banks, financial institutions, equity investors, multinationals as well as indigenous small- and medium-sized enterprises. Working across a broad spectrum of clients and sectors has helped me contribute to the firm’s goal of helping build a better working world for the future.”

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