Home About Bishopsgate

Personal.
Passionate.
Experienced.

We have a great track record of managing and delivering clearly defined strategies to our clients to achieve their objectives and exceed expectations. We advise clients across the UK and have an enviable track record of delivering cross-border solutions to clients through our specialist offering.

200+

Transactions

Significant track record

80+

Private Equity Deals

Intimate knowledge

25

Years Established

One of the first M&A boutiques

50+

Cross-Border Deals

A leading international network

Why choose Bishopsgate?

Entrepreneurial

A team with diverse backgrounds who have been on both sides of a transaction, as business owners and advisers.

Discreet and Exclusive

We are specialists in providing premium services that are discreet and exclusive. You will be top of our in-tray.

International Dealmakers

We have the expertise, insight and network to transact international deals, having successfully completed numerous cross-border mandates.

Meet the Team

An experienced team operating across the UK with a combined 75 years + experience of advising clients on a range of event driven transactions. Our team is diligent, trusted and skilled in providing innovative, high quality solutions to clients.

The Team

Simon Stephenson

Partner

Simon has over 25 years’ corporate finance experience. Simon trained in the City with Baring Brothers, before joining a London based M&A boutique, Chesham Amalgamations in the early 1990s. Over the years, Simon has worked extensively for owner man...
Read More

Tel:
Tel: 00 44 (0)1780 756544
Email:
Contact Simon

Tom Spencer

Partner

Tom joined Bishopsgate in 2004 after many years working in the KPMG corporate finance team. He specialises in leveraged buy-outs and private equity having completed over 80 transactions. Tom qualified with KPMG having previously graduated from Loughb...
Read More

Tel:
00 44 (0)1780 756544
Email:
Contact Tom

James McBain Allan

Partner

James is an experienced deal maker focusing on domestic and international buy-outs of privately owned companies. James graduated from Loughborough University before qualifying as a chartered accountant, subsequently specialising in Corporate Finance....
Read More

Tel:
00 44 (0)1780 756544
Email:
Contact James

Ed Wesson

Partner

Ed has over seven years' experience of Corporate Finance. He graduated from Manchester University and then qualified as an ICAEW chartered accountant. He has worked extensively for entrepreneurs with a particular focus on cross-border M&A. Career h...
Read More

Tel:
00 44 (0)1780 756544
Email:
Contact Ed

Sam Holmes

Associate

Sam first joined Bishopsgate in 2018, having previously worked as an analyst in the corporate finance division of a listed firm. Sam is experienced in advising clients on disposals, acquisitions and buyout transactions in a number of sectors. Sam gra...
Read More

Tel:
00 44 (0)1780 756544
Email:
Contact Sam

Nic Hanlon

Head of Debt Advisory

Nic is an experienced dealmaker with over 15 years of M&A experience and a Lead Adviser on over 70 transactions. He previously worked within Natwest’s structured finance team for over 30 years. ...
Read More

Tel:
00 44 (0)1780 756544
Email:
Contact Nic

Caroline Parker

Marketing Manager

Caroline Parker is the Marketing Manager of Bishopsgate. She started her career as a Marketing Executive at BBC Enterprises Limited, the commercial arm of the BBC, working on video launches and character marketing. After a career break looking af...
Read More

Tel:
00 44 (0)1780 756544
Email:
Contact Caroline

Awards

The quality of the team is reflected by recognition in several key industry awards. Whilst consistently shortlisted, the team has recently won Insider Dealmakers Team of the Year and Young Dealmaker of the Year.

 

Bishopsgate CF

Young Dealmaker of the Year 2019

Bishopsgate CF

Team of the Year 2020
Bishopsgate Logo

Midlands Office

King’s Mill Centre
St Peter’s Vale
Stamford
PE9 2QT

+44 1780 756 544

London Office

99 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 3XD

+44 20 36937261

Loading