Roger Wood

Roger Wood

 

Roger joined Midven in June 2004 and a Director of the Company. He is Fund Principal, and  Investment Committee member, for the MEIF West Midlands Equity Fund. Roger also has responsibility for Compliance and was previously Fund Principal for the Advantage Growth Fund, which turned a string of SME investments into highly successful exits.

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.

Position Director

Telephone 0121 710 1990

“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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