We bring a mixture of skills and experience resulting from our work in operational, commercial and advisory roles.
Our team are in tune and perfectly equipped to listen, understand and help you to achieve the success you deserve.
Adam is a founder and Director of Knight, developing the business alongside Paul from inception to a market leading corporate finance boutique, and personally leads transactions from preparation through to completion. Prior to this he had over 15 years experience in the telecoms and technology sector. He was a founder shareholder of V Networks a reseller which was acquired by Opal Telecom in September 2008 and prior to this he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance as lead advisor for telecommunication transactions. Adam is also a Director of Knight R&D, a R&D tax relief consultancy, and Advisory Board member of fund:tmt, a small TMT investment fund.
Paul is co-founder and Director of Knight with Adam, who have together established Knight as a market leading corporate finance boutique focused on telecoms and technology. Paul leads transactions from preparation through to completion. Prior to co-founding Knight he was Commercial Director at Talk Talk Business and has held various operational and finance roles in the telecoms industry at Martin Dawes Telecommunications, Opal Telecom and Talk Talk. Paul is also a Director of Knight R&D, a R&D tax relief consultancy, and Advisory Board member of fund:tmt, a small TMT investment fund.
Chris joined Knight in May 2019 from a Manchester-based Corporate Finance firm where he advised owner managers on the disposal of their businesses. Prior to this Chris worked for a North West boutique advising high growth technology and biotechnology companies on capital raises.
Ethan joined Knight having spent the previous three years in the audit department of a large accountancy firm, and is a member of the deal execution team providing transactional and accounting support across the lead advisory and transaction services businesses. He is also studying towards his ICAEW qualification alongside working at Knight.
Dom is a member of the execution team; his role is to provide in-depth financial review and analysis and is the day-to-day contact during a project, working with entrepreneurs to prepare their business for marketing and to manage the due diligence process. Since joining Knight Dom has worked on a number of transactions in the IT and telecoms sector and has gained significant experience of the overall sale process. He graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2013, with a degree in Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) and joined Knight in December 2018, having previously qualified as a chartered accountant with a national firm.
Jack is a member of the deal execution team, joining in 2022 from Clairfield International, a global mid-market M&A firm. He has advised on a range of corporate finance and fundraising transactions, predominantly in the Technology and Telecoms sectors, for public and private clients, as well as private equity houses. Prior to Clairfield, Jack held positions at HSBC and BNP Paribas. He graduated from the University of Warwick with a BsC in Mathematics and Economics.
Jacob is a member of the deal execution team, providing financial analysis, working with entrepreneurs to prepare their business for marketing and assisting in the due diligence process. He graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2019 with a degree in Accountancy and joined Knight in July 2022, having previously qualified as a chartered accountant with a Big 4 Firm.
Ryan is a member of the deal execution team, joining in 2022 from BDO. Ryan will be providing financial analysis, working with clients to prepare their business for marketing and assisting in the due diligence process. Prior to BDO, Ryan worked in external audit at Beever and Struthers, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant under the ICAEW. He graduated from Swansea University with a BA in Accounting & Finance.
Luke is a member of the deal execution team, joining in 2023 from TalkTalk. He provides support to shareholders on a range of corporate finance and fundraising transactions within the TMT sector supported via his industry experience. Prior to TalkTalk, Luke worked in practice at FRP and EY where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with ICAS. He graduated from Northumbria University with degree in Law in 2016.
Nikki joined Knight having spent more than 15 years in the telecoms and technology sector; working for resellers through to tier 1 carriers such as Gamma Plc and Virgin Media Business. Nikki leads Business Development at Knight, focusing on supporting partners and understanding what strategic deal most supports their requirements. Nikki is also responsible for Knights Marketing Strategy.
Daniel is a member of the deal execution team, joining in 2023 from an international M&A adviser. His primary role is to deliver financial analysis, prepare marketing materials, and provide project management support on transactions. Since qualifying as a chartered accountant with Alvarez & Marsal, he has gained half a decade of transaction experience which spans across multiple specialities such as tax, insurance, and corporate finance.