The opportunity to be a part of Equiteq’s global growth and to contribute my buy-side M&A and Management Consulting experience is very exciting.
(PRWEB UK) 22 September 2014
Shant’s career spans 14+ years of management and technology consulting, and M&A transaction advisory. He has advised to the board of world leading Corporate and Private Equity firms on value creation in both buy and sell side deals. Shant joins Equiteq from KPMG, where he led its UK Deal Services capability, working across Management Consulting and M&A Transaction Services.
Shant says of his appointment: “Equiteq is a different kind of M&A firm that offers unique and proven ways for consulting firms to realise their full potential value. The opportunity to be a part of Equiteq’s global growth and to contribute my buy-side M&A and Management Consulting experience is very exciting.”
David Jorgenson, Equiteq’s Global Head of M&A, says: “Equiteq has been very clear in our intent to build the leading middle market growth and exit advisor to professional services and consulting firms. We are very excited to bring Shant on board to broaden our capabilities and ensure that we are providing the most current and valuable insight to the global professional services and consulting industry.”
After starting his consulting career with Deloitte (formerly Andersen) in Canada and later the UK, Shant joined PwC’s Transaction Services group where he advised clients on pre-deal M&A value creation on deals from £500m to £4bn+ in value. Shant then moved to KPMG to lead its UK Deal Services capability, where he advised leading corporate and private equity firms on all aspects of M&A consulting, including carve-out strategy, M&A synergy and integration, IPO readiness, and turnarounds.
Shant holds a Masters degree in Corporate Finance from the London Business School and dual degrees in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario (Canada).
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