Bruce Walker

Director - Deal Advisory


  • Bruce is an experienced advisor having worked entirely in Deal Advisory since 1988, spending time in Toronto, London and for the past 25 years, Scotland. He is an experienced advisor with a recent focus on the debt and equity markets.


  • Bruce has led on providing financing advice to GAP Group, GlenAllachie, Ian Macleod Distillers, Highland Spring, Simpsons Malt, MacTaggart and Mickel, Boland Properties, CHAP, M&Co and Letts Filofax. He has also worked on numerous M&A and private equity transactions in Scotland including:

  • Sale of Brogan Fuels,
  • Fishers Laundry buyout (BOSIF),
  • Sale of Essentia Group,
  • Sale of Hannay Waste Recycling,
  • Sale of M&S Toiletries,
  • The Sandwich Factory buyout (3i) and
  • the Canvas Holidays buyout (3i).

  • Bruce has also worked as a Corporate Lender in the Scottish work-out team of RBS. In this role he worked closely with distressed businesses to agree and implement an appropriate turnaround strategy.

Transactional Experience

Funding Round

Advised the Glenallachie Distillers Co. on an ABL funding round from Clydesdale Bank

March 2020

Funding Round

Advised Powerscourt Distillery on an ABL funding round from PNC

June 2023

Funding Round

Advised Athru Whiskey/Lough Gill Distillery on an ABL funding round

May 2021

Funding Round

Provided debt advice to Simpsons Malt Limited on the acquisition of W.N. Lindsay Ltd

November 2020