Acanthus

raising European mid-market private equity funds

OUR FOCUS

Raising European mid-market private equity funds

Working in close partnership with our clients

Building lasting professional relationships

CLIENTS

ABOUT US

We work in close partnership with our clients to achieve optimal fundraising results

We provide inclusive and complete advice to our clients based on in-depth analysis and the close involvement of experienced professionals.

At Acanthus we welcome the opportunity to work with ambitious private equity managers. We bring substantial value through high quality strategic advice, investment grade documentation work and deep access to relevant investor networks.

We stay closely involved after closing, helping our clients manage investor relations most effectively

TEAM

Armando D’Amico

Managing Partner

Armando has over 20 years’ experience in private equity. Since establishing Acanthus in 1998, Armando has advised general partners, limited partners and financial institutions from the UK, US and Continental Europe in fund placement, strategy and investor relations.

Wilf Wilkinson

Partner

Wilf has ten years of experience in the private equity and investment banking industries. At Acanthus, he is involved in advising general partners, limited partners and financial institutions from the UK, US and Continental Europe in fund inception, structuring and placement, strategy and investor relations.

Jake Mackay

Vice President

Jake has over 7 years experience in private equity and investment banking. At Acanthus, he is involved in advisory mandates and fundraising projects across Europe.

Rachel Matharu

Vice President

At Acanthus, Rachel is focused on advisory mandates and fundraising projects across the UK and Continental Europe.

Etiene Ekpo-Utip

Analyst

Etiene joined Acanthus from the Consumer Retail and TMT Investment Banking division of Lazard.  Etiene supports the senior Acanthus team in delivering investment grade documentation and in consolidating investor coverage.

Zoe Walsh

Team Assistant

Zoe is responsible for roadshow logistics and providing team and client support.

Satpal Dulay

Operations Manager

Satpal has over 20 years experience working across departments such as finance, IT, support, marketing and training.  She is responsible for office management, providing client support and assisting in finance.

Mariette Davis

Chief Operating Officer

Mariette has over 20 years’ experience in the professional advisory and financial services markets.  Mariette is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and wales.

Dermot Crean

Non Executive Partner

Dermot is a qualified Charted Accountant, he has over 20 years’ investment banking experience in private placements, capital markets, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions with a particular focus on raising mid-market private equity funds.

 WHY ACANTHUS

Leader in European mid-market private equity

Corporate-finance driven approach

Focused and relevant marketing

Owner-led and experienced

FUNDS RAISED

CONTACT US

Acanthus
10-12 Blandford Street
London
W1U 4AZ

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7317 5850
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7317 5851
Email: info@acanthus.eu.com

Acanthus Capital Limited was established in 1998 and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
U.S. offerings are made through a Representative Agreement with Growth Capital Services, who are a member of FINRA and SIPC.