LONDON, July 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bacchus Capital, the London-based Service provider and Ventures Funding Financial institution, is happy to announce the launch of its Expertise Funding Banking and Ventures enterprise, to be led by Chris van Wyk, who joins as Managing Director and Head of Expertise Banking Advisory within the agency’s London Workplace.
Chris has 25 years’ expertise with growth-stage transformational know-how firms throughout cleantech, vitality, mining, fintech, infotech, digital healthcare and medtech. His earlier roles in know-how associated govt positions embody CEO at Weteq, Industrial Director at Metalysis, and Growth Director at GreenGas Worldwide. Moreover, Chris has held non-public fairness roles as VC Funding Director at two VC / PE funds established by Mitsubishi Company and VP Personal Fairness at Anglo American, which encompassed three VC / PE funds. Additional, Chris has served as director of LifeQ, a number one supplier of biometrics and well being info derived from wearable gadgets, and Apateq, an revolutionary designer of modular and cellular hardware-centric wastewater therapy options. He holds a B.Engineering and an MBA from the College of Pretoria.
The Expertise Funding Banking Advisory enterprise has been established to assist purchasers constructing companies in a few of the most enjoyable applied sciences more likely to form innovation in strategic industries, and throughout key world thematics – together with particularly orebody intelligence, automation & electrification, precision extraction & revolutionary processing and sustainability in strategic pure sources, and, extra broadly, future world priorities centred round carbon seize and discount, battery applied sciences, cleantech, life sciences and environmental know-how. Along with offering core advisory companies, Bacchus Capital intends to additionally help purchasers with capital elevating and, selectively, to financially put money into the event and success of purchasers.
Peter Bacchus, Chairman and Chief Govt of Bacchus Capital commented:
“We’re excited so as to add Chris to our workforce. The twin nature of Chris’ expertise on either side of the transformative know-how house, as each a enterprise & development capital investor and as a tech govt, will assist present a singular and insightful advisory perspective for our new purchasers on this thrilling sector.
Themes round battery applied sciences, environmental know-how and automation and AI, resonate deeply throughout the pure sources house, and are rising in significance. With Chris becoming a member of Bacchus Capital and the launch of our Expertise Funding Banking Advisory and Ventures enterprise, we see significant alternatives to leverage our mixed workforce’s core skillsets and experiences for the good thing about our purchasers.
Following Bacchus Capital’s current enlargement into North America, the launch of the Expertise Funding Banking Advisory and Ventures Enterprise represents one other vital step ahead for our enterprise.”
Chris van Wyk, Managing Director Bacchus Capital Ventures & Head of Expertise Funding Banking Advisory commented:
“That is an thrilling enlargement alternative for each Bacchus Capital and myself. We have mentioned at size the potential synergies of aligning a know-how advisory enterprise alongside the more and more tech-heavy strategic pure sources sector, nevertheless, we’re additionally very excited by the alternatives that this can current for Bacchus Capital’s Enterprise Capital enterprise.”
Bacchus Capital, primarily based in London, is an unbiased funding and service provider and ventures banking platform with specific experience in public market takeover and defence, bringing collectively senior funding banking professionals and senior executives from business. The agency has three distinct areas of enterprise focus, pursued via its Advisory, Capital Markets and Capital Ventures Divisions.
For extra info, contact:
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