Addressing ESG in Private Equity: more than just a tick box exercise

Reading Time: 7 minutes Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) regulations and agendas are increasingly influential in the operation of commercial organisations. What are the implications for Private Equity practices, and how are ESG strategies incorporated into their deal activity? How do they ensure it is more than a tick-box exercise?   Marcus Shah, a Partner specialising in Private Equity […]

CFO Stories: In conversation with Keith Browner – successful sale of a PE backed business

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Marcus Shah, Partner within the Private Equity Practice at Eton Bridge Partners, had the pleasure of being joined by Keith Browner, Group CFO at Elysium Healthcare to create the first vlog and podcast in the ‘CFO Stories’ series. Eton Bridge Partners successfully helped Keith secure this initial engagement and subsequently built out his management team […]

CFO Stories: In Conversation with Sarah Sergeant, Stepping up to CFO

Reading Time: 5 minutes Sarah Sergeant has been CFO of Watkins Jones, a developer and builder of residential for rent across the UK and Ireland, since October 2021. Originally founded in 1791 Watkins Jones has developed into a leader in the UK’s property industry. The AIM-listed company continues to build for today and for the future, as it has […]

It’s been a record year for Private Equity, but what happens next?

Reading Time: 7 minutes In private equity, 2021 has been a year of extraordinary investment. It looks certain that this will be a record trillion-dollar investment year. Marcus Shah, Partner in the Private Equity practice with expertise in interim CFO appointments, meets Simon Hill, an experienced Partner at Liberty Corporate Finance, an organisation which has supported dozens of deals […]

Private Equity: How do you step up from CFO to CEO in a time of transformation?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Covid-19 crisis has placed extraordinary demands on business leaders and their teams. So how challenging must it have been for an experienced CFO to move into the CEO seat of a company that was in the midst of significant transformation even before the pandemic arrived? Marcus Shah, Partner within our CFO and Finance Practice, […]

The evolution of a career: from General Counsel to NED and Coach

Reading Time: 3 minutes Louise Franklin, Associate Partner, who leads our General Counsel, Legal & Company Secretariat specialism, speaks to Tonia Lovell, General Counsel, Independent Non-Executive, and an Executive Coach and Mentor. Tonia has an impressive career in Legal spanning over 20 years, and speaks to Louise about her experiences to date, and how her journey has transformed. Louise […]

The future of reward and the rise of ESG

Reading Time: 7 minutes The impact of the pandemic on the workplace has been far reaching, and many issues related to the ‘future of work’ have been accelerated. This combined with the rising importance of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) has driven enduring decisions for business leaders. Human Resources Practice Lead and Reward specialist, Toby Burton, speaks with […]