August adds to investment team

UK small cap investment firm August Equity has hired David Lonsdale to its investment team.

He joins from British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), where he worked in the corporate finance division and was responsible for UK transactions across sectors including pay and commercial television and new media, including the acquisition of a 17.9% stake in ITV plc, and the acquisition of You Me TV Ltd. Prior to working at BSkyB, he worked for ITV as a business development manager, and for KMPG corporate finance in the private equity group.

He will be responsible for originating and executing deals across August Equity’s four sectors – healthcare, media and technology, industrial products and services and consumer products and services.