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Xenia Ilyasova


Xenia is a director at Oaklins Cavendish, one of Oaklins’ member firms in the UK. She specializes in maximizing the value of businesses through developing strategy, the introduction of financial discipline and identifying cost-optimization opportunities and other efficiencies. She also provides support to business owners throughout the sale process. Having worked on corporate transactions in the past, she well knows where the focus of prospective buyers and their acquisition teams is. Xenia has worked on projects across different sectors, including financial services, real estate and consumer products.

Xenia is a chartered accountant, having qualified with KPMG’s financial services department in London. Throughout her time with the practice, she specialized in the investment management sector. Her portfolio included a mix of household names and boutique operators. She worked with investment managers, funds, hedge funds, private equity houses and their funds, pension schemes and sovereign wealth funds. In addition to the UK base, Xenia worked on projects in Europe, the Middle East, India and the USA.

 Xenia Ilyasova
London, United Kingdom


Work phone
+44 20 7908 6007