It will offer attendees an insight into the considerations prior to, and during a business exit transaction. At the heart of the discussion will be the entrepreneurial exit story of Dave Brooks who successfully sold his business 24/7 Recruitment and will include some of the key learnings from his business and transaction journey.
The discussion will also feature some key insights from local professionals, experienced in this specific area of advice.
This event is targeted at founders of tech businesses with the ambition to exit.
Drinks will be provided.
David Brooks – Entrepreneur and Founder of 247Time
Following a successful career leading a national staffing agency, David founded 247Time in 2012. Building on his experience working on the agency side, David developed a software that allowed users of agencies to manage and coordinate their own temporary staffing requirements. Targeted predominantly at NHS trusts 247Time fulfilled a critical role allowing trusts to source and manage skilled temporary staff more efficiently and cost effectively. 247Time was successfully sold to a private equity backed software consolidator in 2019. David now splits his time between property investment and a new early-stage software venture.
Corporate lawyer, Head of the Leeds Corporate team with particular experience in advising technology clients
Paul has over 20 years’ experience of advising clients across a range of sectors but in particular recently technology businesses using Mills & Reeves extensive expertise in the tech sector. He specialises in buying and selling businesses, structuring growth capital investments and generally helping clients grow and then realise the value in their businesses with a particular focus where private equity or venture capital are involved.
Chartered Financial Planner and a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society.
Paul manages the financial needs of high net worth clients and is a key member of the entrepreneurial team at Brewin Dolphin Leeds, advising shareholders on their personal financial needs including pre and post a business exit.
Director – Sentio Partners. Advising clients on a variety of business transactions including sales, corporate M&A and debt advisery.