Livingstone, the international mid-market M&A and Debt Advisory firm, has promoted Karen DawafHarron and Nick Field to Director, and Ian Guilfoyleto Associate Director.
Karen focuses on the Business Services and Healthcare sector. Since joining from Deloitte’s Healthcare sector team in 2014, she has advised on a range of transactions including the sale of technical recruitment consultantsShorterm to Growth Capital Partners, raising funds from Pricoa for negotiation specialist The Gap Partnership, and raising funds from LivingBridge for specialist digital networking firm The Up Group.
Nick Fieldhas dedicated his time to Livingstone’s Media & Technology sector since joining from stockbroking firm WH Ireland in 2014. Nick has recently been involved in a number of Livingstone’s highest profile transactions including the raising of investment from Pricoa for business information provider 118 Information and the sale of Autodata to Solera on behalf of Bowmark Capital and Five Arrows Principal Investments, as well as the sale of specialist mortgage provider ENRA Group to Exponent Private Equity for LivingBridge.
Ian Guilfoyle joined Livingstone in 2016 from Deloitte’s corporate finance team in Toronto, and works across the Business Services and Industrial sector teams, with recent transactions including the successful fundraising for 118 Information.
Jeremy Furniss, Partner at Livingstone, commented:“Karen, Nick and Ian have each demonstrated an exceptional commitment to client service and the ability to provide expert and creative advice to clients at all stages of a transaction, and we are delighted to recognise their performance and importance to the firm with these promotions.”