LONDON, 6 July, 2020 – Today, Baird Capital, the direct private investment arm of Baird, announced the promotions of Michael Holgate to Partner and Andy Dyer to Director. Both associates are based in London.
Michael Holgate, Partner, joined Baird Capital in 2014 and focuses on sourcing investment opportunities, deal execution and portfolio management in the Technology & Services sector. Before joining Baird Capital, Holgate spent five years working in financial due diligence and corporate finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Spectrum Corporate Finance. Holgate is a chartered accountant and earned a First Class Master’s degree in chemistry from Bristol University.
Andy Dyer, Director, joined Baird Capital in 2016 and focuses on sourcing investment opportunities, deal execution and portfolio management in the Industrial Solutions sector. Prior to joining Baird Capital, Dyer had roles in the Transaction Advisory Services team with EY, the Group Corporate Finance Division at Anglo American PLC, and latterly in M&A advisory at Clearwater International. Dyer is a chartered accountant and earned a degree in economics from the University of Warwick.
"Our experienced and diverse team is a pillar of Baird Capital’s continued success," said Gordon Pan, President of Baird Capital. "We are proud of Michael and Andy’s achievements as part of our global team and are excited about what we’ll continue to accomplish together."
About Baird Capital
Baird Capital makes venture capital, growth equity and private equity investments in strategically targeted sectors around the world. Having invested in more than 300 companies over its history, Baird Capital partners with entrepreneurs and, leveraging its executive networks, strives to build exceptional companies. Baird Capital provides operational support to its portfolio companies through teams on the ground in the United States, Europe and Asia, a proactive portfolio operations team and a deep network of relationships, which together strive to deliver enhanced shareholder value. Baird Capital is the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. For more information, please visit BairdCapital.com.
Baird Capital Partners Europe Limited is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority.
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