Tristan Kuhl Bamford

Tristan Kuhl Bamford

Senior Associate

New York, USA

Tristan is a Senior Associate on the Buy-Side and Market Intelligence team in the US where he advises clients on buy-side M&A. He is the main point of contact for target companies in the Americas.

Value to clients

Tristan leverages his experience in corporate development and as an entrepreneur to evaluate target companies and build enduring relationships with founders to deliver mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Analyze investment opportunities and identify key risks
  • Thoughtfully position clients to target companies
  • Maintain strong and enduring relationship with buyers and founders


Prior to joining Equiteq, Tristan co-founded an AI robotics startup, where he secured several million dollars in investment and worked with a number of the largest oil and gas companies in the world. He also held corporate development positions at Quantum Leap Technologies, where he was responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and leading their organic growth initiatives, and at Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was responsible for executing strategic product acquisitions and driving innovative organic growth opportunities across asset classes.

Tristan is a CFA® charterholder and a Financial Modelling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA®). He also holds a BSc with First Class Honors in Economics, Finance and International Business.

Other things about Tristan

Outside of work, Tristan is married and enjoys the outdoors, traveling and great restaurants.

In 2013 Tristan ran 20 marathons in 18 days across Spain and has also cycled the entire west coast of the United States.


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