NVM Private Equity has appointed Karl Cockwill to its investment team as portfolio manager. He will help manage NVM’s portfolio across the UK and will be based at the Manchester office.
NVM Private Equity (NVM) announces the appointment of Karl Cockwill to its investment team as Portfolio Manager. He will help to manage NVM’s portfolio across the UK and will be based at the Manchester office.
Karl joins NVM from 3i where he worked for eleven years as Portfolio Manager responsible for the majority of 3i’s portfolio of smaller investments in the North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. He actively managed 29 exits, achieving substantial value uplifts. Notable transactions include the successful sale of JP Corry to St Gobain, Land Instruments International to Ametek Inc and Armstrong Laing PLC to Business Objects.
Martin Green, Managing Director of NVM: “Karl is an experienced Portfolio Manager with a particular focus on lower mid-market businesses and SMEs. He has been extremely successful at managing complex portfolios, with board level experience across a range of sectors. These skills, along with his high quality network of contacts within our industry, will help to create value for our portfolio companies.”
Karl Cockwill, Portfolio Manager of NVM: “Having spent the last 25 years in the regional market focused primarily on SMEs, I am delighted to be joining NVM, one of the UK’s leading independent private equity businesses, in a portfolio role and very much look forward to working with the team to create, drive and realise value.”
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NVM Private Equity Limited (NVM) is independently owned with over 29 years’ experience of investing in unquoted UK businesses. NVM is a generalist investor, managing over £290 million of funds, and is differentiated by having executives living and working in regional business communities throughout the UK. NVM seeks investment opportunities in UK businesses which have the right mix of growth potential and market vision. They may be looking to grow organically, acquire another business or secure a management buy-out. Typically, NVM looks to invest between £2 million and £10 million in each transaction. www.nvm.co.uk