Dan Hatcher has joined Gresham as a partner based in the firm's London office. He previously was with Ernst & Young, where he worked with Gresham on such transactions as the secondary buyout of Betts Global last October.
Gresham, the mid market private equity firm, today announces the appointment of Dan Hatcher as a partner in its investment team. He will be based in London.
Dan has been working with Gresham on secondment from Ernst & Young since May 2007. He was part of the deal team who worked on the secondary buy-out of Betts Global, the market leader in manufacturing laminate toothpaste tubes, in October 2007.
Prior to the secondment he was as a key member of the mergers and acquisitions lead advisory team at Ernst & Young for six years. He has also worked in transaction support and corporate restructuring.
Whilst at Ernst and Young, he worked on a number of mid-market transactions in the industrial products and environmental sectors, including the sale of GE Commercial Aviation Training to Star Capital, advising management on the sale of Cory Environmental and the acquisition of Aspen Pumps by Inflexion Private Equity. He was also part of the deal team which advised Gresham on the acquisition of hydraulic components supplier Olaer in September 2005.
Christian Bruning, Partner, Gresham said, “Dan has made a fantastic contribution over the past 12 months, in what has been a record new investment period for Gresham, and has established himself as a key member of the Gresham investment team.”
Gresham specialises in investing in UK mid-market deals typically valued up to