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.
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
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.”
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.
Capstone Grenport www.capstonellc.com
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 www.capstonellc.com.