Equiteq, the leading global investment bank for the knowledge economy, announced today that Nick Jones has joined the firm as a Managing Director, Head of Europe and Global Head of M&A.

Based in London, Nick will focus on leading Equiteq’s growing practice in Europe, where the firm has experienced significant growth and recently expanded its office footprint with a location in Paris. He will also coordinate mergers & acquisitions activity across Equiteq’s five global offices in New York, London, Paris, Singapore and Sydney.

Nick has over 20 years’ experience working with high growth technology and services companies in the owner-managed and private equity arenas. He joined Equiteq from Cavendish, where he served as Partner and Head of Technology. During his tenure at Cavendish he advised on transactions including the sales of Bfinance, Reward Gateway and Micad to private equity and the sale of Annodata and Star Technology to strategic buyers. Prior to Cavendish, Nick was Partner at Clearwater Corporate Finance where he helped build the London business from start-up.

Nick Jones said, “I am very pleased to be joining Equiteq at an exciting time for the business where the focus is to leverage a very well-respected position in the knowledge economy delivering outstanding results for our M&A clients. Clients are increasingly demanding specialization and delivery across a seamless global team and I believe Equiteq is uniquely positioned with insight-led service to continue its rapid growth and become the preeminent advisor in the sector.”

David Jorgenson, Chief Executive Officer of Equiteq, said, “We are pleased to bring Nick into our firm to lead our growing European practice and enhance our global M&A practice. Nick’s long history of advising entrepreneurs and private equity shareholders in the knowledge economy will be incredibly valuable to our clients as they build and realize equity value in their firms. This move is part of our continued commitment to build the only global investment bank focused exclusively on the knowledge economy.”read more