Mark Sapsford

Few professionals have led, overseen or facilitated quite as many successful transactions as Mark, in as many jurisdictions. His personal tally exceeds 45, but he has overseen at least 100 more, leading teams in the UK, USA, Netherlands, Australia, Spain and Poland. This breadth of experience has given him a rare insight into global best practice, international contacts and unearthing opportunities. Matching depth derives from past lives in the RAF, oil industry and recruitment.

Mark co-founded CapEQ on the back of many years working for a corporate finance boutique. Having established their international office in New York, he helped complete several high-profile transactions, notably the sale of Optimum Lighting to Philips Lighting; Biokinetics to Foster Wheeler; and Precision Pipeline to Sentinel Capital. This fuelled expansion to Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and Calgary. On returning to the UK in 2012, he completed deals across a range of mid-market and international projects.

Mark may have recently become a grandfather but belies this with youthful enthusiasm for rugby, a long stride when walking through the countryside, and a delight in travelling the world in search of old friends and new experiences. His sourdough feeds his entire street at weekends.