Macquarie Capital announces European appointments

London, 29 Sep 2017

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group, today announces the appointment of Matthew Taylor as Head of Business Services and Henry Elphick as a Senior Consultant to its European business.

Matthew will report to Jacques Callaghan, a Senior Managing Director within Macquarie Capital, and Hugh Briggs, Head of Macquarie Capital Europe’s Capital and Principal Solutions Group, which deploys capital to facilitate client transactions. Matthew joins Macquarie from DC Advisory, with more than 10 years’ experience executing complex cross-border transactions in a range of businesses and services. Recent transactions include the acquisition of K2 Partnering Solutions by Inflexion, the sale of Six Degrees to Charlesbank Capital Partners and the sale of Cambridge Education Group to Bridgepoint.

Henry was previously Joint Head of European Healthcare Investment Banking at Jefferies, with nearly 20 years’ experience advising healthcare companies on M&A and capital raising, across healthcare services, medical technology and private equity, including transactions for Al Noor, Cygnet Health Care, Alliance Boots, Apax, Advent, Blackstone and Cinven. In addition to his role with Macquarie, Henry is also CEO of LaingBuisson, the UK’s leading healthcare market intelligence provider.

Jacques Callaghan, a Senior Managing Director at Macquarie Capital said: "We are extremely pleased to have both Matthew and Henry join the team. Matthew's arrival is an important step in the growth of our Business Services offering and our strong international sector presence following the appointments of Sam Shah and Raghu Velamati in the US last year. Henry’s appointment also bolsters our healthcare expertise - following the appointment of Julian Feneley as Head of European Healthcare earlier this year. We are now very well positioned to assist even more clients with advisory and capital raising requirements in the healthcare and business services sectors.”

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