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Garth Shephard joins as Corporate Finance Partner to bolster M&A activity

by Sarah O'Neill
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29th October 2018
Garth Shephard joins as Corporate Finance Partner to bolster M&A activity, post image

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Garth Shephard, a Corporate Finance Partner who will be focused on international M&A.

Garth joins Waypoint Partners with more than 20 years M&A experience across the technology, media and communications sectors. Garth joining renews our commitment to supporting tech and tech enabled businesses with their growth and exit.

Prior to joining Waypoint Partners, Garth co-founded his own successful mid-market corporate finance boutique, Opus Corporate Finance, and ran its technology and media team from inception in 2006. Garth has advised many of the sectors’ fastest growing and disruptive technology companies execute their M&A objectives.

Prior to co-founding Opus, Garth has held senior M&A positions in the technology, media and communications teams at a London-based corporate finance boutique, a top-tier, multi-disciplinary global advisory firm and a US investment bank.

Garth is also an active investor to a small portfolio of technology, digital media and marketing services companies.

Commenting on his new appointment, Garth says:

“Waypoint’s unique approach in the market, combining experienced industry practitioners and corporate finance professionals across the technology, media and marketing services sectors is a unique and powerful combination. I’m excited about working with a team of like-minded professionals in providing high quality, creative and independent M&A advice to our clients.”

Garth lives in London with his wife and two children.

Connect with Garth on LinkedIn or contact him at garth@waypointpartners.co.uk 

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