Wayne Harvey joins Gambit Corporate Finance LLP as a partner


Gambit Corporate Finance LLP announced that Wayne Harvey has joined the firm as a partner to assist the company in its strategy of significant growth.

Wayne will focus on the strategic development of the business, supporting and developing the team and adding value to Gambit’s progressive and ambitious growth plans.

Wayne’s career spans some 40 years and is a former partner at Ernst & Young and a senior partner at Deloitte. While working at Ernst & Young, he built a very successful practice across four locations and created a progressive and dynamic environment for the company and the team. He then led the creation of a Private Markets practice in the Thames Valley for Deloitte, and on becoming a Senior Partner, led the Deloitte team and increased the Welsh practice and number of employees tenfold. He has forged and now maintains strong relationships with the Welsh Government and Cardiff City Council as well as a wide range of businesses across Wales.

Wayne continues to play a pivotal role in the Welsh business community providing leadership and challenge. He is Chairman of Cardiff Airport, Chairman of Bond Digital Health and Non-Executive Director of Family Finance Limited. He is also a former president of the CBI in Wales.

Wayne joins Gambit Corporate Finance at a time of unprecedented growth in its M&A and fundraising businesses. The company has solidified its place as a leading corporate finance consultancy, having been ranked “Most Active Financial M&A Advisor” in the first quarter of 2021 by Experian, and being awarded ” Corporate Finance of the Year ”at the Insider Dealmakers Awards for five consecutive years. .

Wayne Harvey commented:

“I am delighted to join Gambit at this inflection point in its growth plans. The company has acted as a senior advisor on several landmark transactions since its inception, working with leading clients such as Peters Foods, IQE Plc, Biotrace International Plc, Veezu, Premier Forest, Orangebox, WRU and Bluestone to never name a few. I look forward to supporting the team and adding value to its extensive investment and development plans, building on the reputation and foundation the company has built over the past 29 years.

Frank Holmes, Partner said:

It is a privilege and a pleasure to welcome Wayne to the Partnership. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Gambit, which will allow the company to capitalize on its current success and continue this race into the next year and beyond. As the company nears its 30e Anniversary, we remain incredibly excited for the years to come and have the chance to advise fantastic and ambitious clients, supported by a very talented team of professionals, continuing to develop our pipeline of exciting transactions and grow the business by expanding our services. of advice.


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