Real Business Funding, our first ever event to illuminate the best sources of funding for your business, is less than two months away. Meet the entrepreneurs, investors, and experts who will help us shed light on the finance market…
Today’s featured speaker is:
Venture capital and private equity: don’t be afraid
Ali Aneiziu is the co-head of leisure and hospitality at Baker Tilly, a partnership of chartered accountants in the United Kingdom. Baker Tilly is the eigth largest accountancy and business advisory firm in the UK with over 2,200 employees and annual revenue of over £200m. The firm holds 31 offices throughout the UK, and offers offers auditing, consultancy, financial advisory and tax services to a wide variety of organisations in the private and public sectors.
Aneizi specialises in providing sell side advice and fundraising solutions to privately owned businesses. His recent and on-going leisure and hospitality experience includes advising Core Capital on the £20m of growth capital provided to Brasserie Blanc and providing strategic reviews to several multisite operators. Ali has also advised the management team of Gymbox on all of it’s fundraising deals since 2004 and recently supported the Business Growth Fund in its investment in Peyton & Byrne.
In addition, Ali has an interest in the wider consumer industry and last year provided buy side advice to A&NN Capital on the £53m acquisition of Waterstone’s from HMV.
Ali Aneizi will be speaking at Real Business Funding, the free conference to illuminate the new, more plural funding environment for growing SMEs. Join us on March 15, 2013, at the British Library, and join the discussion on Twitter at #unleashingfinance.