Colin joined Opus in 2018, having previously been at Canaccord Genuity/ Hawkpoint and UBS Investment Bank, based in London and New York.

Colin has broad and international experience in M&A, disposals, and capital raisings, including a number of IPOs and follow-on offerings specialising in complex cross-border projects, integrating M&A and funding strategies.

Colin embarked on his career in investment banking with SG Warburg in 1993, following qualifying as ACA with Price Waterhouse in London. He worked in New York from 2002-2007, with UBS Investment Bank, where he was responsible for some key client relationships and involved in numerous high-profile transactions.

At predecessor firms, Colin has variously been Head of Industrials, Co-Head of European M&A, Head of Capital Goods and Head of European Software.

Over the years, Colin has acted for many clients, in recent years notably INEOS, Cape, Hamworthy, GE, 3M, Siemens, Colfax. In recent years, Colin has also played a key role in a number of LSE IPOs, namely Polypipe, Volution and Eurocell.

He has a LLB (Hons) degree from Edinburgh University and is a member of the ICAEW.


LLB (Hons)

University of Edinburgh



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