Jim Brooks

Head of Mergers & Acquisitions


Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Strategy, Financial Modelling, Estates Strategy, Health and Social Care, Not-for-Profit.

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Jim Brooks is Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Baxendale where he specialises in the health, social care, and not-for-profit sectors. Jim has advised on numerous transactions over many years and possesses the technical and commercial expertise needed to support clients at each stage of the M&A journey.

Jim and his team help clients to develop and embed their M&A plans, research and approach potential partners, evaluate specific opportunities, work through key issues with potential partners, and project manage transactions and post-deal implementation. He also oversees Baxendale’s financial modelling and estates strategy services.

As well as having many years of experience as a consultant in the not-for-profit and health and social care sectors, Jim has held senior level positions at KPMG Corporate Finance, and the NHS, including a Non-Executive role at an NHS Trust. Jim holds an MBA and is a Chartered Management Accountant.

Jim is passionate about strengthening organisations so they can improve health and social outcomes for the people they serve.

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