We’re financial experts, considered negotiators and the kind of no-nonsense allies you need on your side.

Our Team

We’ve carefully hand-picked some of the brightest minds from a wide range of disciplines, so you’ll get a service that’s uniquely rounded yet detailed. Despite these differences, every one of our team shares the same professionalism that makes them a pleasure to work with. We’re also in this industry for the long haul, not the fast buck, and we regard every new client as the start of a lasting partnership.

Stephen Frazer

Stephen is the founder partner of Frazer Hall and has worked in mergers and acquisitions for 20 years, personally completing more than 100 buy or sell transactions. His former roles have included working for a private equity house as Investment Director and, more recently, Managing Partner in Manchester for a national practice of chartered accountants. He is also a Founder-Director of the Viking Fund, an early-stage technology fund.

Email: stephen.frazer@frazerhall.com
Tel: 07770 986763

Peter Birkett

Peter was formerly CEO of adept4 ltd, an IT managed services company which he founded, grew and sold to a listed acquirer. Peter has not only great tech skills, but as an entrepreneur who ultimately sold the company he founded, he has been through the journey that is so familiar with our clients.  Peter holds the position of non-executive director at Frazer Hall.

Email: peter@pspassociates.co.uk


Jane Pover FCCA

Jane qualified as an accountant in 1989, and she worked in both manufacturing and distribution sectors before joining Frazer Hall in 2010. She’s responsible for research and analysis.

Email: jane.pover@frazerhall.com

Jed Hassid

Jed holds a BA in Economics and Econometrics, an MBA from Manchester Business School, a Diploma in Company Direction from the IoD, is a Fellow of the RSA and is SFEDI accredited. He worked as strategic marketing manager within a national firm of chartered accountants, then worked as a strategic marketing consultant for a B2B market research business involving working globally for a range of multi-national and UK based corporations. During this time, he also provided commercial due diligence assessments to venture capital firms. In the last eight years, he has worked with the management/ownership teams of over 90 high growth SMEs in various market sectors.

Email: jed.hassid@frazerhall.com
Tel: 07980 685 796

Claire Paye

After graduating from Oxford University in French and Spanish, Claire worked at Barclays Bank, completing the Management Development Programme and acquiring her ACIB qualifications. A varied career followed, including time at London Chamber of Commerce as Head, World Trade, a role which involved promoting British SMEs in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, identifying business opportunities and introducing British executives in person to potential customers in over 16 countries, including Nigeria, Japan and Dubai.

Email: claire.paye@frazerhall.com

Graham Niven ACA

Graham qualified as a Chartered Accountant with what is now KPMG, then spent many years in industry holding director positions in both national and international organisations in Finance, Operations, Logistics and Customer Services. In 2005 Graham established his own personal debt advice business focussing mainly on IVA’s and then moved into the business funding sector three years later. His focus for the 8 years has been raising funding (both debt and equity) for growing businesses in the North-West. He sits on Creative England’s Investment Committee.

Email: graham.niven@frazerhall.com
Tel: 07866 568322

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Frazer Hall Limited
Amazon House, 3 Brazil Street, Manchester M1 3PJ
Company number: 07117249

Tel: 0161 819 1020