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April
08
Monday
6:45pm
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Dine with the private fundraising team at finnCap: What's your company worth? Deconstructing valuations

at Brasserie Blanc, Chancery Lane (map)

Who's coming

  • Jonathan

    Lawyer & entrepreneur (www.jonathanlea.net), Jonathan Lea Network & Pivotal Tribes

  • Elliot

    Senior Associate, CMS

  • Rune

    CEO, Fantastic Services

  • Brian

    Chief Commercial Officer, Sentenial. Innovative Payment Solutions & Partnerships

  • Lijo Sebastian

    Founder, Chewymoon Limited

  • Adrian

    CEO, Staylists

  • Georgiana

    Managing Partner, (Various)

  • Sajni

    Hostess Extraordinaire, TableCrowd

  • Leanne

    Director, Feel Good Company

  • Hannah

    Founder, My Chocolate

  • Cynthia

    Founder & CEO, Link Forward

  • Jo

    Founder/CEO of International Exec Search Firm & Board Advisor

  • Xenia

    Director, Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP

  • Oluseun (Seun)

    Account Executive, FieldHouse Associates

  • Wei

    Finance Director, Headstart Financials Ltd

  • David

    Managing Partner, Maxwell NI

  • Belinda

    Solicitor and Managing Director, Lionshead Law Ltd

  • Marc

    Co-Founder, Flexitech Solutions LTD

  • Suzi

    Director / Owner, Harley-West

  • Chris
  • Hitesh

    Founder, GIBIE

  • Campbell

    Founder and Managing Director, Sunfish Advisory Limited

  • Ben +1
  • Grant

    Head of Private Fundraising Division, finnCap Group plc

  • Hugo

    Corporate Finance Associate, finnCap Ltd

Waiting List

Venue

Brasserie Blanc

119 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PP
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Started by:
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Grant Bergman is Director of Corporate Finance and Head of the private fundraising arm and Hugo Lough is Corporate Finance Associate at finnCap, an award-winning broker and financial advisory firm that recently acquired Cavendish Corporate Finance (who spoke last year on exits). finnCap advise on, promote and provide access to capital for ambitious, fast-growth companies in both the private and public equity markets. finnCap’s expertise spans multiple sectors and they are the largest advisor on the London Stock Exchange and the No.1 broker on AIM and have raised more than £2bn in equity capital for their clients. Grant and Hugo will be sharing all on understanding how company valuations are determined and how to value your own business in the context of fundraising.

This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders, business owners, CEOs and management level.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
finnCap are specialists at advising ambitious companies, promoting their stories to find the right investment for growth and helping companies access the growth capital that's right for them. Take this opportunity to hear from Grant and Hugo, who will share all on:
✓ How company valuations are determined in the context of fundraising.
✓ The most commonly used techniques for valuing a company and how to value your own.
✓ Finding the right investment for your business.
✓ Their key valuation and investment experiences and what we can all learn from them.

Who are Grant Bergman and Hugo Lough?
Grant Bergman joined finnCap five years ago and now heads up the private fundraising arm, focussing on advising ambitious companies achieve their growth aspirations through strong access, from both the finnCap and Cavendish networks, to a deep and varied pool of capital.

Hugo Lough joined finnCap in March 2017 to join the newly formed Private Company team. From late 2017, Hugo has focused on private fundraising, helping ambitious companies secure funding to support their growth story. Hugo has developed a substantial network of funders, both debt and equity.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.

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P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Grant joined finnCap five years ago and now heads up the private fundraising arm – focussing on advising ambitious companies achieve their growth aspirations through strong access, from both the finnCap and Cavendish networks, to a deep and varied pool of capital. This includes access to both equity and debt. Grant joined from Investec where he spent eight years in the Investment Banking division doing large cap advisory to publicly listed clients. He is also an entrepreneur at heart having managed two high growth investment vehicles as well as co-founded a number of start-ups in the past. He therefore brings a somewhat unique and holistic approach having advisory, investment and operational experience and therefore knowledge of both early and later stage company lifecycles. It was this that led to Grant helping launch the private arm of finnCap more recently.
Grant graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a Post Graduate Degree in Enterprise Management.

Hugo joined finnCap in March 2017 to join the newly formed Private Company team. From late 2017 Hugo has focused on private fundraising, helping ambitious companies secure funding to support their growth story. Hugo has developed a substantial network of funders, both debt and equity. Hugo has also worked on several M&A opportunities including identifying acquisition targets for finnCap’s retained corporate clients. Prior to joining finnCap Hugo completed the Finance Graduate Programme at Lloyds Banking Group, experiencing a wide variety of roles and completing the CIMA qualification. Hugo’s final role at Lloyds was within the Group Investments team, helping to apportion and manage the internal investment funds.

Established in 2007, finnCap is an entrepreneurial, employee-owned, award-winning broker and financial advisor. They advise on, promote and provide access to capital for ambitious, fast-growth companies in both the private and public equity markets, with outstanding client service. Their expertise spans multiple sectors and their clients receive both the power of a leading stockbroker combined with a no-nonsense strategic advisor.

In late 2018, finnCap announced their intention to acquire Cavendish Corporate Finance, a leading UK independent M&A adviser to vendors of businesses with an enterprise value of up to £500 million. finnCap floated on AIM in December 2018 and began trading as finnCap Group plc.

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website.

One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at hello@tablecrowd.com.

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