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Livingbridge announces promotions for 2018

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“2017 was a successful year for Livingbridge. These promotions and the performance of the team as whole serve to illustrate the hard work and dedication that has gone in to driving not just our own growth, but the growth of our investee companies as well.”  

 Wol Kolade, managing partner at Livingbridge

Following the recent announcement of partner promotions, Livingbridge today announces further promotions:



Nick Holder, director 

Nick has been part of some of Livingbridge’s most exciting investments since joining in 2011, including Superbike Factory, The Up Group, Key Travel  and Eque2. Alongside this, he currently sits on the boards of Armstrong Craven and Mobysoft. Prior to his time with Livingbridge, Nick spent 16 years in corporate finance at PwC, and later Clearwater Corporate Finance.


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Sanjay Panchal, investment director

Sanjay joined Livingbridge in September 2016 having worked in a portfolio role at Barclays Ventures, following his time at Teachers’ Private Capital. Since joining Livingbridge, Sanjay has worked with YSC, which Livingbridge exited in 2017, and sits on the board of Upper Street Events.

Simon Peet, investment director 

Simon joined Livingbridge in September 2014 following 2 years at The Parthenon Group. He has worked on the investments in Portman, Efficio and Stowe Family Law.


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Matthew Jacobs, associate director 

Joined Livingbridge in January 2016.

Tom Makey, associate director 

Joined Livingbridge in October 2015.



Louis Graham, investment manager 

Joined Livingbridge in 2013.