Livingstone promotes three

M&A and debt adviser Livingstone has promoted Neil Smith to director and Harsha Wickremasinghe and Lewis Gray to associate. Smith joined Livingtone in 2013 while Wickremasinghe came on board in 2007 and Gray in 2014.

PRESS RELEASE: London, 21 July 2016

Livingstone, the international mid-market M&A and Debt Advisory firm, has promoted Neil Smith to Director, and Harsha Wickremasinghe and Lewis Gray to Associate.

Neil Smith focuses on the Debt Advisory and Special Situations sector. He advises clients on a range of debt-related assignments, including new capital raises, refinancing, dividend recapitalisations and restricting.

Livingstone’s Debt Advisory team continues to build its track record of securing attractive financing solutions for corporate and private equity clients. Neil’s promotion is in recognition of his successful contribution since joining Livingstone in 2013.

Harsha Wickremasinghe has dedicated his time to Livingstone’s Consumer sector efforts since joining in 2007, for which he also leads the deal origination programme. Harsha has recently been involved in a number of transactions including Fleetway Travel, Destinology and Iglu.com.

Lewis Gray joined Livingstone in 2014 and works in the Business Services sector team. Most recently Lewis has been involved in a number of transactions including Vantage Finance, The Up Group and Panther Logistics.

Patrick Groarke, Partner at Livingstone, commented:
“Neil, Harsha and Lewis have all shown the ability to provide informed, creative and technically outstanding advice and support to the firm’s clients and we are pleased to recognise their performance with these promotions. Our ongoing investment in our team confirms our continued commitment to developing the firm at all levels.”

About Livingstone Partners LLP
Livingstone is an international mid-market M&A and Debt Advisory firm, with offices in Beijing, Chicago, Düsseldorf, London, Los Angeles, Madrid and Stockholm. Its 100 staff complete c.50 deals per annum.
www.livingstonepartners.com