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Upcoming Event: Accelerating Your Career in the 2014 Investment Market

by Jon White March 26, 2014

​We are delighted to announce our next candidate event is coming up! The event is for management consultants and accountants looking to move into Private Equity, and for those already working within the Private Equity space who are considering their next move. 

'Accelerating Your Career in the 2014 Investment Market'

Tues 1st April 2014

We have a fantastic line-up of speakers who will discuss the topic, focusing on their career choices, what their investment market holds for 2014 and the core skills and mind set candidates need to excel in the Investment & Advisory world in 2014.

This will be an informal evening which will include plenty of time to network and share ideas with your peers over drinks and nibbles.

19:00 Welcome drinks
19:30 Talks from our guest speakers:

Adrian Lloyd – Partner, Episode 1 Ventures

Adrian has a management and strategic consulting background and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He worked across multiple industries in Europe and Asia, where he founded Marakon Associates’ China office. He is currently a Partner at Episode 1 Ventures, an early stage software investment fund that invests £0.25 to £1m into UK-based software start-ups. Adrian is also a mentor at TechStars London.

Michael Langdon – Chairman, Rutland Partners

After a career with PwC where he qualified as a chartered accountant and later specialised in investigative, consultancy and corporate finance work for large multinational clients, Michael founded Rutland Partners in 1986. He has been central to determining both its investment strategy and its transition from a quoted industrial holding company into a UK focused mid-market private equity fund. Michael has chaired both Rutland funds to date and also chairs the Rutland Investment Committee. He has an intimate knowledge of the portfolio and oversees team and partnership issues.

Tom Lindsay – Partner, Spayne Lindsay & Co

Tom is a Chartered Accountant (KPMG) and graduate of Manchester University. He has over 20 years investment banking experience having worked for Robert Fleming and Lehman Brothers, both in the UK and USA. Tom has covered the Consumer sector for most of his career. In 2000, Tom co-founded Spayne Lindsay & Co – an independent advisory firm providing high-quality financial advisory services to companies in the international Consumer sector. Tom is also currently a board member of Eminate, which commercialises university-inspired research and innovation.

20:00-21:30 Q&A, drinks and networking

If you are a management consultant or accountant looking to move into Private Equity, or if you work within the Private Equity space already and are considering your next move, we'd love to welcome you at the event. You are also very welcome to bring a peer who fits this criteria.

Spaces are limited and the event is almost full so please email us to reserve your place and we'll send you the full invitation with details of the venue.


Location: London, EC3 (venue confirmed on receipt of your request to attend).

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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