Guild Financial Advisory - Masters Of Finance

Corporate Finance Advisory Guiding Your Business To Success

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Guild Financial Advisory - Masters Of Finance

Corporate Finance Advisory Guiding Your Business To Success

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Established 2018

Authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority

AQSE Corporate Advisor Member

Established 2018

Authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority

AQSE Corporate Advisor Member

Masters Of Finance

“We are an independent corporate finance advisory boutique focused on providing advice, and raising money, for fast growing companies and building long term relationships based on excellence of service and in-depth market knowledge.”

– Ross Andrews, CEO

What We Do

We provide independent advice to fast growing companies and build long term relationships based on quality of service. Guild’s core service offering comprises: IPO Support (Main Market, AIM and Aquis Exchange); Fund Raisings (Public and Private); Transaction Project Management (Mergers, Acquisitions, Disposals and Restructurings); Corporate Governance Advice and provision of Non-Executive Director Services.

Masters Of Finance

“We are an independent corporate finance advisory boutique focused on providing advice, and raising money, for fast growing companies and building long term relationships based on excellence of service and in-depth market knowledge.”

– Ross Andrews, CEO

What We Do

We provide independent advice to fast growing companies and build long term relationships based on quality of service. Guild’s core service offering comprises: IPO Support (Main Market, AIM and Aquis Exchange); Fund Raisings (Public and Private); Transaction Project Management (Mergers, Acquisitions, Disposals and Restructurings); Corporate Governance Advice and provision of Non-Executive Director Services.

Meet Our CEO

Meet Our CEO

Ross Andrews

CEO, Guild Financial Advisory

Ross is an experienced and well connected investment banker who has provided corporate finance advisory services to companies for more than three decades. He has established long term relationships and held senior roles at a number of investment banks, including Zeus Capital where he was a main board director, most latterly as Head of PLC Advisory during the period that saw the company emerge as a challenger investment bank. Ross has worked with numerous public and private companies, helping them achieve their ambitions across a range of sectors and geographies, not just in the UK but also overseas. He is a Non-Executive Director of a number of public companies.

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Ross Andrews

CEO, Guild Financial Advisory

Ross is an experienced and well connected investment banker who has provided corporate finance advisory services to companies for more than three decades. He has established long term relationships and held senior roles at a number of investment banks, including Zeus Capital where he was a main board director, most latterly as Head of PLC Advisory during the period that saw the company emerge as a challenger investment bank. Ross has worked with numerous public and private companies, helping them achieve their ambitions across a range of sectors and geographies, not just in the UK but also overseas. He is a Non-Executive Director of a number of public companies.

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Meet Our Consultants

Meet Our Consultants

John Bridges

Consultant

Sixty years in the City have not dimmed his interest in helping fast-growing businesses. ‘Not a bit of it’, says Bridges. ‘Now, more than ever before, entrepreneurs whose Companies have above average growth prospects, need help through the maze, which is the City of London. I am proud to be part of a team, which has been brought together to provide that help with experienced advice in the field of flotations, acquisitions and fundraising’.

With experience ranging through Barclays Bank, Merrill Lynch and a number of boutiques at Partner and CEO level, also serving as a Committee Member of the Compliance Forum at CISI, John's City activities are regulated by the FCA and in Dublin by the Central Bank of Ireland. As Senior Independent Non-Executive Director at Wey Education PLC, he is also available for other NED positions when a need is identified. John holds a senior management function within Guild.

John Bridges

Consultant

Sixty years in the City have not dimmed his interest in helping fast-growing businesses. ‘Not a bit of it’, says Bridges. ‘Now, more than ever before, entrepreneurs whose Companies have above average growth prospects, need help through the maze, which is the City of London. I am proud to be part of a team, which has been brought together to provide that help with experienced advice in the field of flotations, acquisitions and fundraising’.

With experience ranging through Barclays Bank, Merrill Lynch and a number of boutiques at Partner and CEO level, also serving as a Committee Member of the Compliance Forum at CISI, John's City activities are regulated by the FCA and in Dublin by the Central Bank of Ireland. As Senior Independent Non-Executive Director at Wey Education PLC, he is also available for other NED positions when a need is identified. John holds a senior management function within Guild.

John Wilson

Consultant

John has over a decade experience in investment banking. He has been an equity analyst who has worked in different sectors including internet, technology and e-commerce. His most recent role has been with Zeus Capital where he worked on several high profile initial public offerings, M&A transactions and secondary fundraises both in the UK and internationally. Over the years, he has built a strong network of institutional investors, HNW and family office connections. He has a very good understanding of the SME sector and public markets and continues to advise several private companies primarily on growth strategy and fundraising.

Greg Taylor

Consultant

Greg is an experienced sales and origination specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. He is adept at sourcing corporate finance mandates, capital raising, joint ventures and private equity negotiation. Over his career Greg has developed an enviable rolodex of investor contacts from high net worth investors and family offices through mid-market general partners and institutional investors. Based in London Greg has also worked in Dubai and Singapore.

David Battle

Consultant

David offers a broad range of experience in UK and Global Financial Markets spanning some 30 years. Most recently recognisable as Managing Director, Markets for NEX Exchange, David was previously SVP for Singapore Exchange as their Chief Representative for Europe and North America. Prior to that he spent some time consulting at international clearing house LCH Clearnet in customer relations, where he was present during the 2008 crisis, and over 7 years at Deutsche Bank Global Markets where, as a Managing Director, positions included Global Head of Listed Derivatives Sales and Global Finance Sales.

David started his financial markets career selling futures, back and middle office Systems for Rolfe & Nolan Plc where he became Managing Director of Futures Systems Division and a board member of this UK listed Company.

Compliance Officer

Compliance Officer

Brendan Langheim

Compliance Officer

Brendan started his career in 2004 at KPMG South Africa in audit within the Industrial and Automotive Business Unit where he qualified as a chartered accountant in 2007. Since relocating to the United Kingdom in 2008, Brendan has held senior roles in Finance, Risk and Compliance within FTSE listed Energy and Financial Services companies including Centrica Plc, Close Brothers Plc and Barclays Plc. He specialises in Finance, Risk and Compliance Reporting and Analytics.

Brendan Langheim

Compliance Officer

Brendan started his career in 2004 at KPMG South Africa in audit within the Industrial and Automotive Business Unit where he qualified as a chartered accountant in 2007. Since relocating to the United Kingdom in 2008, Brendan has held senior roles in Finance, Risk and Compliance within FTSE listed Energy and Financial Services companies including Centrica Plc, Close Brothers Plc and Barclays Plc. He specialises in Finance, Risk and Compliance Reporting and Analytics.

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