Ivan Parkinson In 60 Seconds

I have spent 20 years on executive management teams delivering transformational change in public, PE-backed and third sector companies – my personal remit extending to HR, IT, Property & Legal functions. In these 20 years, there are few challenges faced by SMEs that I have not dealt with and resolved to the satisfaction of the relevant stakeholders.

Specialist Skills

Raising Funds

Pitched, negotiated terms, completed legal & DD for a variety of sources.

Business Planning

Run process from high level strategy through to financial plan outputs.

Exit Planning

From long term planning of exit options through to completion.

Profit Improvement

As part of business planning and in emergencies - 3 turnarounds to date.

Management Information

Design & deliver MI that illuminates performance & supports decision-making.

Track Record Highlights

  • Completed 2 venture capital backed MBOs in both cases providing substantial cash exits for business owners.
  • Lead and concluded multiple staff restructures from small head office reorganisations to full company programme where 3,000 employees were at risk.
  • Raised £60M of funds over past 15 years to support business investment including complex multi-party transaction for £13M coronavirus business interruption loan.
  • Negotiated settlements to complex legal disputes avoiding arbitration and legal cost and eliminating material risk to the organisation’s future health.
  • Completed 4 business acquisitions from heads of terms negotiation to due diligence through to subsequent business integration – all transactions were transformational for the acquiring company.

Sector Experience

  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Sport & Recreation
  • Property & Real Estate
  • Not for Profit
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Government & Defence: Local government procurement

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