Roger Wood

Roger Wood

Roger joined Midven in June 2004. He is a Director of the Company and Fund Principal, and  Investment Committee member, of the Advantage Growth Fund. Roger also has responsibility for Compliance and Marketing.

He trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. Following a secondment into their Corporate Finance department he spent 7 years as a Corporate Finance adviser with Ernst & Young and Bentley Jennison, focusing on small and medium sized private company transactions. Roger has a degree in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University.

Roger has particular expertise in positioning businesses for exit and identifying the right time to sell.

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“The Advantage Growth Fund has achieved some particularly high profile and profitable exits to date which we hope and expect to replicate across the portfolio in coming years.”

Roger Wood

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