EXPERTISE

A portfolio of experience to draw from

Domains of Expertise

Family Owned Business

We improve governance systems, build long lasting legacies and create identities for family businesses

International Expansion

We define entry modes, manage post-entry phases, streamline global processes and lead cultural change

Strategy and Vision

We distill key assumptions and lay out a consistent set of choices designed to reach a long term goal

Go-To-Market Plans

We create an actionable plan to take products into market and switch to execution if required

Corporate Transactions

We choose from a range of possible capital changes – acquisitions, fundraising, mergers – and offer choices on the way forward

Digital Technology

We understand product companies and convert technical brilliance into a viable business

Investor Relations

We explain value to those who have paid the price

Communication

We structure narratives and design stories that our audiences can believe in

CASE STUDIES

We have worked in the following sectors:

Finance & Risk, Family Offices, Information Technology, Wealth Management, Media and New Media, Capital markets.

CEO and Investor, Tech

Recruited by the founders to take on the role of CEO and help the business transition to the next stage. Built international presence and ran offices in three regions, increased sales by 5X, strengthened P&L taking it towards profitability, developed new revenues streams and products, attracted a strong management team, created a vision for the shareholders, board and employees and led a successful fundraise taking the business into a new strategic direction.

Director and Investor, Financial Consultancy

Established three new offices in three countries and turned what was essentially a Belgian company into a pan-continental business. Defined & executed the general investment strategy, redesigned organisational models, integrated the local operations in the global process and led cultural change.

Investor, online fashion company

Provided seed capital and participated in subsequent rounds of funding in a company that is a high end menswear business that specialises in custom fit clothing for men. The company has gone from strength to strength – building on its innovation in business model and supply chain. It has also shown a strong upward trend in sales and profitability, while juggling an international expansion into Europe.

Advisor, Online Investment Advisory

Recruited by experienced investment professionals to ideate and build a business plan for a nascent start up which was to provide online investment advisory services to individuals in Europe.

Advisor, Wine Loan Provider

Fe-structured a skeleton of an idea into an executable plan leading an existing wine investment business to launch a new revenue stream – high-yield lending against exquisite wine collections. Drafted launch plans, which supported a successful start up in Oct 2011. The company now offers over 40 million pounds in wine loans.

Investor, Domestic Pollution BioTech

Invested in a company that has developed an effective and ecological technology to reduce domestic pollution. The business has since taken its operation international and achieved a public listing realising value for shareholders.

Advisor, Producer of Bespoke Stamps

Recruited to develop a go-to-market plan that would take an established and successful UK based business into Holland. Created a market entry strategy, liaised with regulators and identified partners to design new product and lead the team into a new region.

Advisor, Food Wastage Solution

Developed a business plan, pricing & negotiation strategy and financial plan to support a fundraise for company that had developed unique technology to prevent food wastage. Part of the role also included mentoring the founders to pitch on Dragons Den, an investor show broadcast on BBC.