Nigel McNelly


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Sector Specialties

Business Services | Construction & Building Products | Professional Services & Consulting | Real Estate Services


Nigel has been a partner at Opus since its inception in 2006. He has clients across a broad range of sectors and specialises in advice to family and trust owned businesses. Areas of particular sector focus include events and event services, specialist property (including affordable housing and related services) and B2B consulting and business services.

Recent assignments have included advice to a large family owned brewer on succession issues and the trustees of a multi-generational family trust in the property sector in relation to trust diversification requirements.

In addition, Nigel led the Opus team advising on the sale of the events services business Peppermint Bars to Conviviality. Other recent transactions include the investment by Related Companies in Pocket Living and Hearst Publishing in Mediablaze.


Nigel joined SG Warburg in 1983 and in 1997 was recruited as Head of Corporate Finance at Enskilda Securities in London. Nigel has a degree in Economics from Cambridge University and is a member of ICAEW.

Opus Corporate Finance Contacts

Adrian Haxby

Chris Carlisle

Colin Christie

Malcolm Strang

Richard Morse

Stuart Schofield

John McElroy

Michael Mizon

Associate Director

Clifford Halvorsen

Senior Advisor - Consumer

Joseph Roberts

Associate Director

Thalia Ilsen Nunn

Joanna Chen

Keegan Harris

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