Ben is a director at Oaklins Cavendish, one of Oaklins’ member firms in the UK, where he heads the financial services team. He also leads Oaklins’ financial services team. With 11 years of experience in corporate finance advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, disposals and fundraising, he has led and worked on some 20 deals across several sectors, with a focus on insurance, payments and fintech. Recent transactions include the US$130 million sale of Sentenial, a payments and open banking business, to ASX-listed EML Payments as well as that of CaseLines, a legal technology platform, to NYSE-listed Thomson Reuters.
Ben joined the firm in 2015 from Deloitte, where he worked in sell-side M&A focusing on non-core loan disposals for international banks. He graduated from Cambridge University in 2009 with a BA in the Classics Tripos and a Diploma in Management Studies from the Judge Business School in 2010. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 2013.