Avanti Capital has recruited Jonathan Poole to strengthen its investment team. Poole worked with Avanti on the recent £7m purchase of 28 selected sites of the Po Na Na estate by Barvest (40% owned by Avanti.)
Most recently he was a consultant at Catalyst Networks Limited where he advised on early stage fund raising and negotiated and developed strategic alliances. Between 1999 and 2002 he spent two and a half years at ING Barings as a senior associate in corporate finance specialising in European M&A and fund raising. From 1997 to 1999 he was an associate in corporate finance at UBS Warburg where he worked on a wide variety of deals across diverse sectors including healthcare, support services, leisure, media and financial services. He is currently reading for an executive MBA at London Business School.