1. @TimHewensA partner at law firm Squire Patton Boggs, Tim Hewens heads the UK Private Equity team, with particular expertise in Mergers & Acquisitions. He was recommended in The Legal 500 in 2014 for his ‘market leading breadth of knowledge in the transactional private equity (PE) arena’. His regular posts on PE industry news and deals in the media makes his Twitter feed an excellent source of information, and demonstrates his firm’s leadership in the PE arena.
2. @palatinepeJohnathan Massey is Head of Business Development at Palatine, with more than ten years’ experience in private equity. He has built up a firm following in the sector through his highly engaging posts, which include a mix of thought leadership content from Palatine and snippets of life in Manchester. A highly effective Twitter profile that brings personality to the firm.
4) @baldertonBalderton is one of the largest venture capital funds in Europe, with an aim to build long-lasting, game changing companies. The company’s entrepreneurial ethos is reflected in its highly effective Twitter feed, which gives an insight into the firm through news updates, blogs, photos from its events and recently, an online office tour. This feed is an excellent example of how to use Twitter to bring personality to your corporate branding and demonstrate industry knowledge and leadership.
6. @rorystringPartner at MMC Ventures, an award-winning investor that has been backing fast-growing early stage companies since 2000, Rory Stirling has attracted a strong Twitter following thanks to his engaging posts. His passion for technology is clear from his regular posts on leading-edge developments in FinTech, including regular links to video content such as TEDx talks and industry panels. A strong news source of industry developments.
10. @senecapartnersLastly but by no means least, the last entry on our Twitter ‘best-practice’ list is Seneca Partners, a leading investment advisory firm for corporations and individuals. Seneca’s regular posts are particularly effective in driving awareness of the firm’s thought leadership programme in the media (with links to interviews and expert commentary) – amplifying content to a digital audience. Ciaran McCale is director of PHA Media.
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