Appointment of Ben Bolt
Maven Capital Partners (Maven) has today announced that it has appointed Ben Bolt as Investment Director. He will work alongside Andrew Ferguson in Maven’s Midlands and Southern England team, and will be based out of the Birmingham and London offices.
Ben will focus on sourcing and executing new investment opportunities in UK companies requiring £2m-£10m of equity finance, including MBOs/MBIs, expansion capital, replacement capital and acquisition finance.
Ben has built up extensive experience of investing in UK businesses over a 15 year career in Corporate Finance. For the past three years he has been an Investment Director with Catapult Venture Managers, and prior to that held a similar role at Kaupthing. Earlier in his career he worked at Deloitte, qualifying as an ACA and advising on M&A and private equity in the mid market.
Ben Bolt, Investment Director at Maven, said: “I am very pleased to be joining Maven at what is an exciting time for the business. Maven has an established track record of investing in mature private companies, and a highly visible presence across the corporate finance sector, and I look forward to working with the team and local advisers to continue that success.”
Andrew Ferguson, Partner at Maven, said: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ben to our investment team. Maven is committed to further enhancing its business across the Midlands and the South, and Ben brings the quality and wealth of experience necessary to complement the existing team. I look forward to working with Ben in continuing to build our business in this region.”