M&A firm appoints U.S. based David Jorgenson as new CEO to develop and execute its global growth strategy.
Strategic advisory and mergers and acquisitions firm to the consulting and IT services sector, Equiteq, has made several key appointments across its US and UK offices to broaden its global leadership team. Equiteq operates from offices in London, New York, Singapore and Sydney.New York based David Jorgenson, who joined Equiteq two years ago as Global Head of M&A, succeeds Paul Collins as CEO of Equiteq. Jorgenson has advised business owners, shareholders and C-level executives on every aspect of growth and value realization during his 20-year career as a technology consultant and investment banker. He is an expert in every aspect of corporate financial advisory - from valuation, strategic financial advisory, public and private equity and debt financing, exit planning, M&A strategy and execution. Collins, who will take on a new role within Equiteq as Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented: “Following expansion into North America and Asia-Pacific, Equiteq is closing a record number of deals and will benefit from a new team to take it forward. David is a very experienced advisor in the professional services and IT services space and is uniquely suited to lead Equiteq in its next phase of growth.”
Jorgenson, has made two new appointments: Nicodemo Esposito, has been promoted to Managing Director, Head of M&A and Strategic Advisory North America and Alex White, previously Head of Private Equity at BDO Corporate Finance, joins Equiteq as Managing Director, Head of M&A and Strategic Advisory Europe. Jean-Louis Michelet will continue to lead the Asia Pacific region as Managing Director, Head of M&A and Strategic Advisory Asia Pacific.
Jorgenson commented: “Equiteq has developed a unique business model combining deep industry expertise with premier transaction capabilities. I am very excited about the opportunity to develop our global execution model and continue delivering outstanding outcomes for our clients.”