Mears replaces corporate brokers

Mears, the social housing support services group, yesterday said it has hired Liberum and Peel Hunt as its joint corporate brokers, replacing Investec and Canaccord. Steve Pearce and Steve Tredget will be leading the Liberum team, while Justin Jones and Mike Bell are key players on the Peel Hunt team. Mears sold its specialist mechanical and electrical services arm Haydon for £1 in November.