Jim Bailey In 60 Seconds

Joined the FD Centre in Sept-16 with over 25 years of experience building shareholder value, mainly in TMT companies, spanning 3 continents and 15 countries. Positions included Head of M&A, CFO, CEO and Director with functional experience in strategy, corporate development and finance as well as financial and operational restructuring. I combine finance and strategy to build the path forward.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Building strategic and financial plans that support and complement eachother

M&A Specialist

40+ deals on buy/sell side, domestic/cross-border, public/private

Business Planning

Cover the lifecycle from start-up to restructuring mature businesses

Raising Funds

Equity including angels, institutional and public; debt; grants; SEIS/EIS

Budgeting & Forecasting

Getting the first year right and developing scenarios for the future

Track Record Highlights

  • Member of a Strategy Task Force that oversaw the restructuring and eventual sale of a telecoms/cable company in the largest merger in UK history
  • Raised over £2 million of Angel, Institutional and Crowd funding for a SaaS business focused on employee well-being, emotional intelligence and digital coaching
  • Director of M&A for a cloud services business completing 7 acquisitions in a period of 10 months in 3 countries
  • CFO leading the restructuring of a mobile operator including the sale of 12 subsidiaries valued at over $600 million and the restructuring of $400 million of bank and vendor financing
  • London Business School MBA with a focus on corporate finance

Sector Experience

  • technology-media-telecoms
  • services
  • retail-consumer-products
  • mining-resources-energy

What's next?

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