Transactions on which he has advised include:

• A number of Lloyd’s transactions including the sale of Limit to QBE, the restructuring of Cox’s operations & equity raising, the £113m take private of Cathedral Capital and the acquisition of Brit Insurance by Achilles

• In insurance intermediation, raising capital for Verex, an innovative motor insurance MGA and service company and advising investors on the subscription of new capital in THB, the London Market broker, and subsequent sale to AmWins

• Advice on capital raising for Metro Bank, the UK’s first high street bank in more than 100 years, and extensive M&A banking experience including the sale of a number of banks internationally

Edward is a graduate of King’s College, London, where he read Law.

Edward has over 25 years corporate finance experience, including advice on merger and acquisitions, capital raisings and restructurings in a number of jurisdictions. Previously he was a Managing Director in HSBC’s Financial Institutions team, having originally joined Samuel Montagu after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. Edward has widely drawn experience in insurance, banking and other financial sectors.