May 15, 2019

May 2019 Equiteq, the leading global investment bank for the knowledge economy, announced today that Jerome Glynn-Smith has joined the firm as Director, to further push Equiteq’s growing investment banking practice in Europe. Based in London, Jerome will lead on investment banking project delivery, as well as actively engage with the community of entrepreneurs and private equity transacting in the technology and services economy. Jerome has extensive experience in completing transactions with cross-border entrepreneurs, growth equity funds, as well as major strategic acquirers in various technology & services sub-sectors including digital services, ICT, outsourcing, software services, tech-enabled services, data analytics and infrastructure services. Jerome joined Equiteq from Avendus Capital’s investment banking business in Europe, a technology & outsourcing focussed M&A advisory practice, where he was a member of the European founding team and board of Directors. Prior to that, Jerome had roles with Deloitte M&A Advisory as well as with J.P. Morgan Investment Banking. Jerome Glynn-Smith said, “I am very pleased to be joining Equiteq at such an exciting time in the company’s growth journey. As the market is increasingly requiring advisors to leverage outstanding international reach, deep operational and sub-sector domain knowledge supporting M&A delivery, Equiteq offers an excellent integrated platform and network to help clients identify and maximize core components of their value.” Nick Jones, Global Head of M&A at Equiteq, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jerome on to the platform. Jerome has a wealth of experience in advising clients in IT services where we see real opportunity for Equiteq to gain market share. Jerome brings valuable UK and European private equity relationships that will benefit from Equiteq’s sector focussed consulting and M&A services.”