Michael Longman In 60 Seconds

Entrepreneurial CFO / COO / Finance Director with over 30 years global experience in high-growth technology and service companies. I have expertise in growing SME’s from start-up through to IPO, working in several PE-backed companies, and with experience in M&A, raising finance, ERP implementations and international tax. I enjoy working with management teams in challenging environments!

Specialist Skills

Raising Funds

Angel, VC, PE, IPO, Venture & Bank Debt.

Strategic Thinker

Operated at Board level across multiple sectors internationally.

Leadership

Extensive experience in CFO & COO positions gained over 30 years.

Financial Operations

Building and managing effective finance, IT, HR, & Legal teams.

Systems and Controls

Understanding requirements as companies move along the growth curve.

Track Record Highlights

  • Successfully raised in excess of £200M in 18 equity & debt transactions from Venture Capitalists, PE houses, IPO’s and banks to facilitate business development and M&A activity.
  • Grew a business from start-up to +£100 m turnover over 7 years, including IPO in year 5.
  • Acquired 5 companies in 4 years in Eastern Europe as part of BPO service Buy & Build Roll-up strategy
  • Managed multiple successful ERP implementations during career
  • Implemented efficient international tax structures for IPR / Royalty revenue streams, including the establishment of SPV entities.

Sector Experience

  • Technology Media Telecoms: ERP, SaaS, Retail Media Marketing, Telecom
  • Services: BPO & Software Consulting
  • Manufacturing Transport Logistics: Logistics - OEM Car Manufacturers
  • Banking Financial Services: Consumer Debt Collection

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