THE TEAM

The team have been working together for over 5 years and between them can handle all aspects of any transactions.

Alex Hambro

Alex has been active in the growth company investment sector for 30 years. During this time, he has acted as a principal investor, manager and sponsor of private equity and venture capital management teams as well as making direct personal investments. During the 1990’s, Alex managed the venture capital and private equity fund investment portfolio for Hambros plc prior to establishing his own business in the early 2000’s. As well as his Welbeck activities, Alex is currently Chairman of Judges Scientific plc, an AIM listed scientific instrumentation group; OTAQ plc, a marine technology and aquaculture company, Falanx Group, an AIM listed cyber security services company and a Non-Executive Director of Octopus Apollo VCT plc.

Andrew Fearon

Prior to 2000, Andrew was a corporate solicitor and for the last 20 years he has been actively involved with public and private companies. He was involved in running an Alternative Investment Market (AIM) company between 2002-2005 and has also worked as director and investor within several private companies. He specialises in structuring transactions that facilitate investment using convertible and other debt instruments. Andrew is a director of a number of investment businesses and buy and build businesses.

Chris Fitzsimmons

Chris is an Associate of Welbeck Ventures who specialises in transaction support, particularly the financial modelling of company performance, deal structures and returns. He has had a varied career covering technology consultancy as well as building and selling his own SME advisory firm. Chris was part of the founding team that built and sold a VC investor and he has also worked at a major VC & PE fund. He has been on the management team of several start-ups, covering areas as diverse as secure data networks, waste water recycling and asset management. Other work includes working with Fund Management firms to establish their subsidiaries in the EU, working with blockchain-enabled financial markets, helping list a Fund Management company and establishing several consolidators in the financial services & insurance sectors.