At the heart of Zeus is a core team of highly experienced individuals who share the company’s founding values of teamwork, determination and creative thinking.
Sir Nigel has been Chairman of Zeus since 2014. As DLA Piper’s Managing Partner between 1996 and 2016, he led the firm’s growth from a UK regional law firm to become the world’s largest global business law firm. Sir Nigel is currently CEO of the publicly listed international law firm, DWF. He has also served as High Sheriff of Greater London, is Chairman of Sheffield City Region LEP and is a Council Member for The Prince’s Trust.
Richard has over 30 years’ corporate finance experience including IPOs, equity capital raising and M&A for both public and private companies. He was one of the founders of Boohoo and acted as a non-executive director for 7 years. He is also a shareholder and director of numerous private companies operating across a range of sectors. Richard is a Director of Zeus.
Nick joined Zeus in 2004. Over the past 18 years, he has built extensive knowledge and experience of the UK Equity Markets and is an expert in advising companies looking to IPO and has been directly involved in raising over £5 billion of equity for growth companies.
Nick is a trusted adviser to a number of PLC Boards and has advised on over 50 successful flotations and led many high-profile public takeovers and M&A transactions.
Stuart joined Zeus in 2022. He has a wealth of experience working in financial services, especially within growing broking firms. Formerly, Stuart spent 11 years at Evolution as an Investment Banking Director and, prior to joining Zeus, he spent 10 years at finnCap where he was an Executive Board member of the PLC group.
Tremayne joined Zeus in 2010 and has over 25 years’ experience advising public and private companies as well as private equity investors across a range of transactions, including IPOs, public-takeovers and M&A. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and prior to joining Zeus he was an M&A partner at EY.
Andrew joined Zeus in 2011 and has over 25 years’ experience as an advisor to public and private companies. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having trained with PWC, and prior to joining Zeus he was Head of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations for Drax plc.
Environmental, Social and Governance
Zeus is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive culture. We are continually assessing ways to reduce waste and create an eco-friendly working environment.
We recognise that our employees are our greatest asset. We pride ourselves on creating a collaborative, open and honest way of working. We encourage our employees to have a voice and we seek to grow our talent base organically through our learning and development program. We want our employees both to thrive professionally and achieve a healthy work/life balance.
Zeus is proud to support The Talent Tap, a social mobility charity, whose mission is “to meaningfully change the lives of talented school leavers by providing access to work experience, support and networking opportunities.” We have supported talented students in this programme since 2019 by providing work experience to help them strengthen potential employment opportunities and by giving them access to industry professionals.
Jennie joined Zeus in 2016. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 15 years in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Zeus, she worked at Haitong Securities. Having previously worked in Corporate tax at Deloitte and in Audit at Grant Thornton.
Jonathan joined Zeus in 2018. He has over 25 years’ experience, with the last 18 years focusing on Debt Advisory working as a Managing Director at both Close Brothers Corporate Finance (now DC Advisory) and Lincoln International, where he founded the UK Debt Advisory business. During that time, he completed in excess of 150 debt transactions, working for a range of mid-market private equity firms primarily in the UK, but also in continental Europe.
Andy is an experienced Equity Analyst and Fund Manager, joining Zeus Capital in May 2013 as an Equity Analyst covering General Industrials, support services and special situations. After gaining a postgraduate degree in finance, he joined a leading Pan-European long short equity hedge fund. After six years investing in large cap Pan-European equities, Andy went on to manage a small and mid cap Global Growth Fund. During his time at Zeus he has been the lead Analyst on many of Zeus’ high profile IPOs.
Kerry joined Zeus in 2015 and has worked in the financial services sector for 16 years. Kerry holds a CIPD qualification and a certificate in Mental Health First Aid. Prior to working at Zeus, Kerry worked for Canaccord Genuity and Singer Capital Markets.
Dominic has been a key member of the corporate broking team since joining Zeus in June 2013. Dominic was one of the founders of Arden Partners in 2002 and post their IPO he joined GIL Investments, the private equity vehicle of the late David Grove OBE before returning to Arden as Head of Corporate Broking. Prior to this he was head of the Birmingham operations of Old Mutual Securities having been a partner at Albert E Sharp after leaving university.
Paul joined Zeus in February 2016. He has experience working with privately owned, plc management teams and investors across various sectors planning investment, M&A and exit strategies. Paul heads Zeus's Global M&A project team, working with the wider business community to identify opportunities, he helps Zeus build relationships with a range of prospective owner-managed and corporate clients. Paul has worked on the successful IPO of Strix Group, £30m investment into Gousto, acquisition of Klaas Puul for Sykes Seafood and refinancing of Pure Cremation.
James joined Zeus in 2015 and has over 25 years’ experience in trading equities, having previously worked at ABN Amro and Warburg Securities. He is also a qualified teacher and took a mid-career break to teach Mathematics at a Secondary school.
Previously Managing Director of Jefferies ECM, Benjamin joined Zeus in November 2013. He has considerable investment banking experience across Equity Capital Markets (ECM) and M&A focused on European growth companies. He has been involved in many of the technology IPOs in the London market over the last decade.
Nick joined Zeus in 2021 having over 25 years’ of Capital Markets experience in equity sales, trading and fund management. For the last 15 years Nick has been a dedicated UK Small.Mid Cap companies specialist. Nick has executed a number of IPOs and secondary equity placing facilitated by his deep long term institutional, hedge fund and family office relationships. Previously Nick has worked at Cenkos, Investec, Evolution, Nomura and Pictet Asset Management. Nick also hosts our hugely successful ‘A Different Perspective’ podcast.
Rupert joined Zeus in 2017 and has over 27 years of experience in UK Mid and Small Cap Equities. He has worked on numerous IPOs, secondary equity issues and advises both long-only and hedge fund clients. Previously Rupert worked at Credit Lyonnais Laing, RW Baird, Canaccord Genuity and Macquarie.
Caspar joined Zeus in 2021 to help establish and lead our new investment management offering. He brings extensive, and somewhat unique, experience and expertise derived over c30 years within the UK Equities investment arena, including senior roles on both the buy and sell side at leading firms including Merrill Lynch, Cazenove and Standard Life Investments. In particular, over a decade running institutional and retail funds, he delivered persistent top decile returns and was Citywire AAA rated.
We are always interested in talking to professionals at all levels who subscribe to our approach and values and are looking for an exciting career challenge. Find out more about Zeus benefits, values and opportunities on our careers page.
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