Welton joins JP Morgan

Stephen Welton has joined JP Morgan Partners as a new partner, based in the firm’s London office. Welton previously served as CEO of TV Travel Shop, the leading interactive television-based travel business in Europe, which he joined in 1999 after leading a buyout of the company by Barclays Private Equity.

He has worked in the private equity industry for over 15 years in both the debt and equity fields and has direct operating experience with successfully managing and developing a fast growing service business.

From 1995 to 1999 Welton served as one of two managing directors running the UK operations of Barclays Private Equity, the venture capital arm of Barclays, as well as a member of the European Management Committee.