Our team

Every client is looked after by a sector focused team member, selected to ensure the optimum mix of expertise and network reach.

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David Roberts

Head of Freight Transactions

David focuses solely on the Freight Forwarding, Transportation and Logistics sector. David has vast experience in providing buy & sell side M&A services, most recently as a lead advisor for several global buy-side mandates. 


A focus on advising privately owned companies, PLC's, and private equity on strategic reviews, disposals and acquisitions within the global freight market.

David has forged relationships with many of the industry’s largest organisations through numerous cross-border transactions as well as advising SME’s through UK domestic deals.

Residing in London, he enjoys travelling and outdoor sporting activities such as Golf (in the summer!) 

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Luke Mitchell

Head of Deal Origination

Luke has tailored his extensive Corporate Finance knowledge to focus on both the Transport & Logistics and Recruitment sectors, acting as the first point of contact for clients across both industries.

Luke focuses on managing and developing relationships globally, with business owners, corporate board members, the mid-market private equity community and intermediaries.

Whilst assisting both Charlie & David in their buy and sell side mandates, Luke has developed an enviable network across both sectors and is responsible for originating deal flow.

Living in South West London, he plays Saturday league football, in the Wimbledon & District League.

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Charlie Watson

Head of Recruitment Transactions

Charlie has been active in the recruitment industry for over 7 years, starting as a recruitment consultant specialising in Logistics, then transferring into deal origination for a boutique corporate finance firm.

Having only ever worked in the recruitment sector, Charlie has a vast amount of industry experience, which has helped when managing deal projects and executing transactions. He's developed a network of key industry contacts such as ambitious, acquisitive buyers with knowledge and appreciation of the intrinsic value a recruitment agency offers.

Completed transactions include, privately owned sell side mandates, domestic and international & retained buy side acquisition searches.

Hobbies include supporting Exeter Chiefs Rugby team, skiing and running.

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Our team is here to help

Assisting organisations with their acquisition strategy, to helping business owners through the sale process.

London office 

14 Edgel Street

Wandsworth Old Town 

London, SW18 1SR

T: +44 (0)20 7205 4526

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