In December 2014, BGF announced the appointment of Dan Tapson as an Investment Associate, based in its Bristol office. Dan’s appointment brought the South West and South Wales regional team to 10 people.
Dan’s appointment followed a busy period for BGF’s South West team in which they completed five new investments across the region in seven months - Skyscape, Intrapharm, Canburg, Ecovision and APSU. The businesses span a number of sectors including IT and technology, healthcare and manufacturing and amounted to £25m invested in local companies based in the region.
Dan joined from Deloitte in Bristol where he was an Assistant Manager in the Corporate Finance Advisory team, having joined the team in June 2011. He is a qualified Corporate Financier and holds a first class honours degree in Economics, Banking & Finance from Cardiff University.
Dan has extensive experience advising on disposals, acquisitions, capital raising and strategic options for private equity houses, corporate clients, entrepreneurs and management teams.