16 Sep 2021

Investec strengthens M&A Advisory team with senior hire in Financial Services

Investec Bank plc (“Investec”) has announced
the appointment of Tom Lewin to lead its Financial Institutions Group (FIG)
M&A advisory team.

Tom joins from KMPG, where he was a partner in the Financial Services M&A team. He previously worked in the FIG M&A teams at Barclays and Rothschild, and has extensive M&A and capital markets advisory experience having acted for a wide variety of corporate and private equity clients.

At Investec, he will lead the bank’s FIG advisory offering, working with public, private and sponsor-backed clients.

The M&A advisory offering complements a highly ranked team of FIG equity analysts: Ian Gordon (Banks), Ben Cohen (Insurance) and Rahim Karim (Diversified Financials).

Tom commented:

“Investec’s M&A business is growing strongly and I’m delighted to join the team to help build out its FIG M&A offering. Across its different business areas, Investec has deep relationships with financial services companies and investors of all sizes. There is a significant opportunity to support both existing and new clients with a dedicated M&A offering."

Jonathan Arrowsmith, Head of Advisory at Investec, commented:

“By bringing in Tom to lead our FIG M&A team, we continue to build a dedicated, sector focused advisory franchise. We see significant growth in this sector, and we’re pleased to be bringing someone with Tom’s experience on board to lead it.”

For more information

Please contact Luke O'Mahony, Public Relations at Investec