Luke Matthews joins private equity team
15 July 2015
Connection Capital has expanded its private euqity team by hiring Luke Matthews as Investment Director.
Luke will be responsible for sourcing, executing and managing private equity transactions: a key part of Connection Capital’s offering, which also includes alternative asset funds and commercial property.
Luke is a former Investment Manager at private equity firm Nova Capital Management, where he combined deal origination and execution with on-going portfolio management responsibilities.
Previously he was in Group Development at UBM plc (formerly United Business Media), identifying and executing acquisitions and disposals globally for the FTSE 250 media company. He began his career at KPMG, providing Corporate Finance advisory services to private equity and corporate clients.
Claire Madden, Partner at Connection Capital says,
“We’re delighted to welcome Luke on board. His experience in the lower and mid-markets as an advisor and corporate investor, and as a private equity investor, gives him a breadth of knowledge and insight that will complement our investment team’s existing expertise.”