Mark joins Oaklins Smith & Williamson as a Director in the corporate finance team. Mark has spent his career to date providing corporate finance advice to UK and global businesses across a range of sectors including private and family-owned enterprises.
Over the last 15 years, Mark has provided advice to companies in the Aerospace & Defence, energy, automotive, industrials, and technology sectors. Mark previously worked for Jefferies International as part of their energy team and more recently at a European based boutique focussed on Industrials.
Mark has advised on a number of deals recently including the sale of Sigma Aerospace Components to Silverfleet Capital, Drehtainer GmbH on its sale to private investor and eCube Solutions on its sale to Baird Capital.
The team operates globally through Oaklins International, the world’s most experienced mid-market M&A adviser. These trusted senior advisers take a global view and leverage their deep local connections to get the best results for clients, whether in the UK or internationally.
Brian Livingston, Head of M&A at Oaklins Smith & Williamson, said: “We are delighted to welcome Mark into our team. He brings a proven track-record of both generating and executing deals and will strengthen the team. This is an important further step in our ambition to grow at a time when we are experiencing near record levels of deal activity.”
Mark Melville commented: “I am delighted to be joining Oaklins Smith & Williamson at this exciting juncture as the business continues to grow materially. Oaklins Smith & Williamson has a well-established and deserved reputation within the entrepreneurial business community and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help it expand further.”
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