Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Paul Wallace to Work With Capstone on Tech Growth Companies

WallaceBurch co-founder Paul Wallace is to work with Capstone Grenport as Senior Board Advisor for software & IT companies. In this capacity, he will provide expert business advice and support for the company’s clients, enabling entrepreneurial owner managers to develop their businesses successfully, maximize capital value and achieve their personal objectives.

Capstone Grenport is the European subsidiary of Capstone Partners, a premier international investment banking group dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of leading middle market companies. Capstone Grenport specializes in providing consultancy and advisory services to corporations in the IT software and services market, with a particular focus on midmarket transactions with deal sizes up to £100m.

Commenting on his appointment Wallace said, “Many tech clients, who are in the early stages of their relationship with Capstone Grenport, require good quality support and advice to help them achieve their goals. Often they will need to think completely outside of the box to succeed. It’s an exciting process and something I enjoy greatly especially when you see the results.”

John Snead CEO of Capstone Grenport welcomed Wallace’s comments adding, “Paul brings with him a wealth of experience that few can match. He built PWA Personnel Systems before selling it to Great Plains in 2000. Since then he has been providing entrepreneurial direction and expertise to a range of owner-managed businesses through WallaceBurch, the consultancy he co-founded and still runs. With Paul’s advice, owner managers are getting sound advice from someone who has been through the same set of experiences and challenges they are facing. We are delighted that he will be working with us on our client base. There is no doubt he will make an extremely positive impact and I look forward to working with him.”


About WallaceBurch / Paul Wallace
Paul is a Founding Partner of entrepreneurial development consultancy WallaceBurch. He has a track record of significant achievement both with his own businesses and with those of his clients. In 1987 at the age of 29, he founded his own software company, PWA Personnel Systems Limited which became a major UK player in the HR software marketplace with distributorships in six countries worldwide. He sold it to Great Plains in 2000. He has experience of working with many businesses in a wide range of market sectors and helping them to develop and grow successfully. Today, he uses his immense experience in sound business practice to help other entrepreneurs grow and develop their businesses.

About Capstone Grenport

Headquartered in London, Capstone Grenport is the international arm of Capstone Partners LLC.  Collectively, Capstone is a leading international investment banking advisory firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of middle market business owners, investors and creditors. The firm provides corporate sale & divestiture, merger & acquisition, private placement, corporate restructuring, valuation and financial advisory services. Capstone maintains various industry specialties including Business Services, Consumer Products, Education & Training, Government Services, Health & Medical, Manufacturing & Industrial and Technology & Telecom.  The firm also has a merchant banking capability to actively co-invest in transactions.  Headquartered in Boston, Capstone has offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Diego and Silicon Valley.  For more information, please visit


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Paul Wallace

John Snead