Meet the Team
The Bay Tree team has a wealth of experience, having completed over 30 transactions from a combination of operating, investing and financing roles.
Companies we have worked with
Ed has worked with business leaders and entrepreneurs at medium-sized businesses for over 17 years, providing finance, investment and advice to over 100 companies; including well-known brands such as James Villa Holidays, Graze, Ocean Outdoor, Fox’s Mints, Uswitch, and Snow & Rock.
He was involved in the launch of the Growth & Acquisition Finance business at Investec and its development into a leading provider of debt to UK medium-sized businesses. Ed went on to head the broader Corporate Lending area at Investec and took a lead role in the banks Graduate & Talent Development programme. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in South Africa and worked in corporate finance for Merrill Lynch and Investec.
He is married and lives in London, is a keen sportsman and theatre goer with a passion for travel.
David has over 10 years of private equity investment experience gained at Rutland Partners, a mid market private equity business. He was a Partner at Rutland and led a number of complex deals.
He originally qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC, where he worked in London and Sydney. Prior to joining Rutland Partners, he worked at Close Brothers (now DC Advisory) where he advised on a number of mid market private equity deals.
He is married, is a keen golfer and cyclist with a passion for travel.