Vernan joins the team from Alantra Corporate Finance, where he was a Vice President in their M&A team. Since joining Alantra in April 2014, he worked on a number of transactions, focusing on business services and TMT. These included the £41m sale of Dealflo to OneSpan in May 2017, Inflexion’s MBO of PCMS in November 2017, and Livingbridge’s investment in Efficio in January 2016.
Prior to his time at Alantra, Vernan spent six years at PwC, working in their Audit and Transaction Services teams.
Wol Kolade, managing partner at Livingbridge said:
“We’ve known Vernan for some time thanks to his work on our investment in Efficio, and we’re thrilled to have him join our team in Manchester. His wealth of experience in PE transactions makes him a great addition to our Northern team.”