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Our Team

OUR CORPORATE FINANCE TEAM

Alex Buchanan
Alex Buchanan - has worked in institutional equities and corporate finance since 1998. After 12 years in institutional equities (initially at JP Morgan Cazenove), he established an alternative financing group at Lazard before going on in 2010 to build the alternative capital division (private equity advisory) at Mirabaud & Cie - (a 200-year-old Swiss bank with $25bn of Assets under Management). Since that time he has focused on advising, lending to and investing in private businesses. He has published two books on finance and is a graduate of Oxford University.
Saverio De Paolis
Saverio De Paolis - Began his investment banking career in 2011 as an analyst at AdviCorp Plc in London Has worked at Nash & Co as M&A Associate from 2013 to 2017 and recently as Execution Team Manager at Eurohold in Barcelona. In 2020, he re-joined Nash & Co He is actively involved in a variety of pitch and execution activities including in construction products and services Received a degree in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University in Milan
Sanjay Mahtani
Sanjay Mahtani - has over 15 years’ experience as an advisor and investment banker, at financial institutions including Credit Suisse and Citi’s Global Investment Bank (formerly Salomon Smith Barney).  He has extensive experience in leading and executing transactions across the industrial, transport, energy, consumer and financial services sectors. Sanjay’s responsibilities included process management, financial modelling, valuation, and credit analysis.  Sanjay has an MA (Cantab) in Economics from Downing College, University of Cambridge.
Jack de la Beraudiere
Jack de la Beraudiere - started his career in investment banking at Lazard in 2008 where he practised M&A and corporate finance advisory in the financial institutions sector covering debt and equity transactions across a range of banking, lending and credit focused businesses.  He has advanced financial modelling and corporate and credit analytical skills. In 2013, he founded a specialist credit provider to the jewellery industry. Jack grew up between London and Paris and graduated from EDHEC Business School.
Jeremy Stephenson
Jeremy Stephenson - Jeremy joined Nash & Co in 2019 and has been an SME investment banker and advisor since 2002. At Noble & Co he set up the institutional sales and trading desks before joining Seymour Pierce as a corporate broking Director where he was a co-founder of the metals & mining franchise. He continued as a Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe and then made a move to private equity joining the main board of Marechale Capital Plc, a corporate finance advisory leisure specialist. Prior to the City Jeremy was a commissioned officer in the British Army, with whom he served for 7 years and saw active service. Jeremy is an accountancy graduate of Exeter University and is a Chartered Member of the CISI.
Paddy Miles
Paddy -  joined Nash & Co in 2010 and focuses on deal origination and distribution. He has been closely involved with small businesses for much of his career, both in a CEO capacity and for firms such as Ludgate Investments.
Stéphane Haddad
Stéphane Haddad -  joined the firm in 2002 and co-heads the M&A Construction team. He began his career in corporate finance in 1995 at JP Morgan Chase and later worked in venture capital. He received an MBA (Finance) from CASS Business School, London.
Gideon Bernstein
Gideon Bernstein - joined Nash & Co in 2017 after graduating with a 2:1 in BSc Industrial Economics at the University of Nottingham. He has since achieved the CISI Certificate in Corporate Finance and the CISI Investment Advice Diploma.
Adrian Pritchard
Adrian Pritchard - started his Corporate Finance career in 1990 with the predecessor banks of JP Morgan Chase based variously in London, New York and San Francisco. Adrian has advised on M&A projects on a global basis in a variety of industries including, in particular, building products and services, and also technology, chemicals, utilities, financial services, consumer products and natural resources. Adrian has served as non-Executive Director of a number of private companies and is an occasional angel investor.
Toby Howell
Toby Howell - has worked in investment banking since 1999. He began his career at UBS Warburg before going on to establish the corporate finance division of Hichens Harrison & Co. From 2010 he worked in the private equity and alternative capital division at Mirabaud and since that time has focused on advising, lending to and investing in private businesses. He has operational leadership experience in the British Army, is a graduate of Newcastle University and holds a post-graduate diploma in Corporate Finance and Accounting from the CISI.
Alan Nash
Alan - founded the business in 2000. He continues to oversee distribution and deal origination for EIS transactions. He previously worked for White Weld and PaineWebber and was a Member of the Council of the London Stock Exchange. He is a graduate of Oxford University.
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