Meet the Team

Our team of professionals is here to support you, just as we’ve done over our 50+ years of combined experience. We can work with you and your team to reveal and deliver the exceptional value inherent in your organisation.

Neil Meredith

Head of Corporate Finance

Mobile: +44 (0) 7769 886 922

Neil has over 25 years experience providing Corporate Finance advice and funding to a range of clients with a focus on entrepreneurial growing businesses.

Over this time he has advised clients from a range of sectors including Industrials, hospitality and leisure and consumer and retail as well as spending time as a Private Equity investor and debt provider. Having previously been a Midlands corporate finance partner at EY and KPMG he is well placed to leverage his experience to help entrepreneurial businesses achieve their growth and exit aspirations within the mid-market environment at Regent Assay.

Chris Taylor


Mobile: +44 (0) 7584 631 910

Chris is an experienced corporate finance adviser who joined Regent Assay in 2010 having qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC, spending time in the UK and New Zealand.

He has extensive experience of working successfully alongside private equity and owner-managed businesses and has acted on company acquisitions and disposals, MBOs and fund raisings. Past clients have included Vacuum Furnace Engineering, Corporate Risk Systems, Polyplas and Wealden & Eastbourne Lifeline.

Chris has also supported clients on their buy and build strategies, providing financial, strategic and operational guidance and currently sits on the board of an MRO business.

“Chris understood the intricacies of our business model and was invaluable in supporting us through the due diligence process.” – Bob Oakley, Vacuum Furnace Engineering

Chris has been part of the professional mentoring scheme at Aston University, which involves working one-to-one with second year business students, helping them prepare for their Placement Year.

“His professionalism and expertise has rubbed off on the students, and has championed students getting industrial placements.” – Paul Hebron, Aston Business School

Chris is also a keen runner and part of the Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club. He regularly takes part in half- and full-marathons, attaining his personal best of 2hr58 at the London Marathon in 2013.

Oliver Lowe


Mobile: +44 (0) 7436 033 194

Oliver is an ACA qualified chartered accountant who qualified with PwC’s Banking and Capital Markets audit practice with stints in both London and Birmingham, he has experience working with some of the largest investment banks in the world.

Oliver has worked on numerous transactions ranging from Medical Device manufacturers, and business services clients through to high-growth SaaS businesses.

He is a graduate of the prestigious PwC Flying Start Degree Programme at Newcastle University.

Originally from the Lake District, when not at work he is often found on the Golf Course or at the Hawthorns.