NVM Private Equity strengthens its Manchester team

NVM Private Equity (NVM) announces the appointment of Oliver Wildig as an Investment Manager. He will be based in Manchester within the buy-out team with responsibility for sourcing new investment opportunities, execution and portfolio management. This appointment continues a period of significant expansion at NVM who now have over £430 million under management and a combined investment team of 20 investors. 

Oliver joins NVM from PwC, where he qualified as a chartered accountant before spending four years in their corporate finance team. During this time, he advised on a number of buy-side and sell-side transactions across a range of sectors including the sale of Platinum Stairlifts, MJ Quinn’s disposal of its telecoms division and the acquisition of Bollington Wilson Group.

NVM closed its latest fund, Vintage III, at £142m in 2018 and has since led three equity investments totalling over £24m. In the last 12 months NVM has also achieved six exits, delivering an overall 3.1x multiple on invested capital and completed eight new growth capital investments.

Martin Green, Managing Partner of NVM said: “We are delighted to welcome Ollie to the NVM team.  NVM has generated significant momentum over the past 12 months.  Both our MBO and growth capital teams continue to go from strength to strength and with a strong local network Ollie is an excellent addition.”  

Oliver Wildig said: “I am delighted to be joining NVM, which has a proven track record in supporting high quality management teams and creating shareholder value.  It’s an exciting stage in NVM’s growth and I’m looking forward to working with the team in identifying and helping ambitious businesses realise their potential.”

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For further information please contact:

Natalie Dickinson (NVM: PR & Marketing) – 0118 951 7021 natalie.dickinson@nvm.co.uk

Oliver Wildig (Investment Manager) – 0161 935 8079 oliver.wildig@nvm.co.uk 

NVM Private Equity is independently owned with over 30 years’ experience of investing in unquoted UK businesses. NVM is a generalist investor, managing approximately £430 million of funds, and is differentiated by having executives living and working in regional business communities throughout the UK. NVM seeks investment opportunities of between £1 million and £15 million in UK businesses, which have the right mix of growth potential and market vision. They may be looking to grow organically, acquire another business or secure a management buy-outwww.nvm.co.uk.