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“It’s such an important award and one of the most highly-regarded in the industry.”
“It’s great when you’re voted for by your peer group recognising a great deal.”
“I’m delighted we’ve had the whole team here tonight to celebrate with us.”
Angela is a Managing Director in Investment Management, Co-Head of Private Equity Investment Management and member of the Investment and Executive Committees at Capital Dynamics. She has 30 years of experience evaluating, selecting, and monitoring private equity fund investments. Prior to joining us, Angela was at the West Midlands Metropolitan Authorities Superannuation Fund. Earlier in her career, she was with Duncan C Fraser (Mercer), the consulting actuaries. Angela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from University College of North Wales.
Christiian joined Equistone in 2007 from MML Capital and prior to that began his private equity career with Campbell Lutyens. He is responsible for fundraising and leading the IR programme for current and potential investors. He also coordinates responsible investment and ESG initiatives at Equistone. Having been involved in the closing of Equistone’s third fund in 2007, he has subsequently led the fundraising for the last two vehicles: Fund IV (closed at €1.5bn in 2013) and Fund V (closed at €2bn in 2015).
Daniel Sasaki a founder of Mayfair and is the firm's Managing Partner. He has been investing in TMT and Consumer businesses globally for the past 20 years. Prior to Mayfair, he led the investment effort of LDC’s London office. Before joining LDC, Daniel had a successful investment career at Credit Suisse First Boston and SOFTBANK Europe Ventures, where he was the UK Head.
Ian Sale is one of London Team heads on HSBC’s Middle Market Financial Sponsors team. He has over 18 years’ experience in the leveraged finance arena, firstly with Lloyds Bank and now with HSBC. Ian and his team provide senior debt and working capital facilities for private equity investments in the UK and overseas. Ian also serves on the Member Engagement Advisory Committee of the BVCA.
Paul leads EY’s mid-market private equity value creation team in the UK. He focuses on mid-market private equity transactions providing operational support throughout the transaction lifecycle from pre-deal due diligence (buy and sell side), to post-deal performance improvement and exit planning. Prior to joining EY, Paul worked for two private equity backed companies as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer respectively. Paul also worked for over 4 years at a leading mid-market private equity firm both as an investor and in the portfolio team.
Rhonda Ryan is a Partner on the global Investment Team and Head of the EMEA Investment Team at Pavilion Alternatives Group. She is responsible for leading manager research in the EMEA region as well as having overall responsibility for Pavilion’ EMEA portfolio. Rhonda has been working in International Investment since 1992, and has experience in Private Markets since 1997.
Tim heads up DLA Piper’s European Private Equity group which comprises 52 partners across 32 offices and 21 jurisdictions. The majority of his work is in relation to LBOs - whether acting for the PE House (e.g. Duke Street, European Capital, Partners Group and Searchlight) or management teams. Since joining DLA in September 2014 he has acted on 17 deals including Chromaflo, a US-based portfolio company of Arsenal Capital, on its acquisition of Kreate, ii) the disposal of Baywater Ireland, iii) the disposal of Payzone UK for Duke Street, iv) the LBOs of Forkrent and OneCall for Searchlight and Duke Street, v) for the management teams of Meantime Brewery and Element Materials Technology (US$1 billion), viii) the acquisition of Bookatable by Michelin and just recently the LBO of European medical company Mediglobe.