Ed is a highly experienced corporate finance professional with a 15 year track record. He works across all sectors but has a particular focus on the Consulting and Services sectors where his most recent clients include Access Partnership. Connection Capital-backed JCRA, Nicholas O’Dwyer, The NAV People and Dartmouth Partners.
Ed’s experience includes both private and public company M&A, advising on both the buy-side and sell-side, equity financing for growth companies from debt, venture capital, private equity and public market investors, as well as strategic and restructuring advice for clients.
Ed joins from Equiteq, where he was a Managing Director, having also previously worked for Lazard, Arbuthnot Securities and New Amsterdam Capital.
Nick Standen, Quercus Chairman, commented:
“Despite the uncertainty of recent months we remain firmly focused on the horizon and are delighted to welcome Ed to our growing team. His experience and insight represent an excellent fit and supports our ambition to be the advisor of choice for mid-market companies. I know Ed’s vast experience as an advisor will bring a fresh perspective to conversations with our clients and adds further firepower to our ability to support them in these unusual times.”
“Quercus has an enviable reputation in the mid-market, built around a highly experienced team, and I was attracted by the clear focus of the partners and their vision for the business. I think that M&A is going to be an increasingly important driver of corporate growth as the world emerges from lockdown and I very much look forward to working with my new colleagues and helping clients to make the most of the market opportunity.”