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Tenzing builds its investment team

London, 7th November 2017 – UK lower mid-market investor, Tenzing, today announces the appointments of John Messer and Mike Reynolds to its investment team.

John Messer has joined Tenzing from Alchemy Partners. He began his career as a consultant at A.T. Kearney undertaking due diligence and merger integration projects before studying for an MBA at London Business School, interning at Goldman Sachs and Inflexion Private Equity, prior to joining Alchemy.

Mike Reynolds joins the Tenzing team from Rutland Partners, where he spent over five years gaining investment experience in the industrials, financial services and consumer sectors. Prior to this he worked in mid-market M&A advisory at Hawkpoint, now Canaccord Genuity, and KPMG Corporate Finance.

Guy Gillon, Co-Founder and Joint Managing Partner of Tenzing commented: “We’re delighted that John and Mike have chosen to further build their private equity careers with Tenzing. They are a huge compliment to our team and share our culture of support and commitment to the management teams we back. We welcome them to Tenzing.”



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Guy Gillon

Guy is Co-Founder & Joint Managing Partner of Tenzing. If you ignore his early career as a ski and beach bum, he started life as an accountant, then corporate finance through to private equity investments. But it was his two stints as a PE backed CEO that were responsible for him setting up Tenzing in 2016. Here, he leads on relationships with management teams, and enjoys working with a super ambitious team who keep him on his toes.
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