Partner, Head of Exit Planning Practice & Co-Head of Financial Services
Caroline heads up the Cavendish exit planning practice and co-heads the FS practice. She has over 20 years experience working with companies to increase their overall profit and value as an advisor, corporate leader and entrepreneur and realise this value through successful transactions.
She has over 10 years experience of management consulting in Europe (with Arthur D. Little, The Mac Group and Gemini Consulting). Her last position in consulting was at Gemini Consulting where she was Financial Services Customer Relationship Management (CRM) practice leader and the leadership team of CRM at CapGemini. She then moved into line management, joining American Express as Global Head of Sales and CRM for Personal Financial Services. Most recently, Caroline was Managing Director of Venture Consulting UK where she built a business in financial services management consulting and developing new ventures.
Since joining Cavendish in 2005, Caroline has executed a number of transactions alongside providing strategic exit planning advisory for pre-sale clients. Recent deals include the sale of Allen Lane Consultancy to Outsourcing Inc, Dexion to Fidante Partners, the sale of SMA to BCA, the sale of Rudridge to Travis Perkins, the sale of a minority stake of World First to FTV, the sale of IT Job Board to Dice Holdings, Hancocks to H2 Equity Partners, Moore Group to IFG Trust, Redbox Recorders to ISIS Equity Partners and Ten Education to a private group of investors.
The Cavendish Team have been instrumental in delivering me a buyer which is a perfect fit for my business. I appointed Caroline Belcher to perform an Exit Review which led on to the sale mandate, and they have been with me every step of the way. This is a wonderful milestone in our history and I am delighted.Ian Moore, Executive Chairman Moore Group Limited
“We have greatly enjoyed working with Cavendish over the past few years. As a family owned business, we definitely needed good advice and we felt very well supported by the team at Cavendish. I...Andrew Leigh | Founder and Shareholder of John Ross Junior (Aberdeen) Limited
“This new investment and partnership is a very exciting opportunity for myself and our fantastic management team to both consolidate and nurture our existing long-term client relationships as well...John Stevenson | CEO ACT Clean
Thank you so much for your efforts and teamwork in selling RPS! Your approach and process was vital to our successful sale of the Company. In particular, the initiation of a excellent and...Adrienne MacMillan | CFO Rapidscan Pharm Solutions Inc
“This marks a significant opportunity for our partners, customers and people as we become part of the global Kyocera family and continue the journey we started back in 1988. When looking for an...Andrew Harman | co-founder of Annodata
I’d like to warmly congratulate Jonathan Buxton, Michael Jewell and the team at Cavendish on the successful sale of Tristar Worldwide Ltd to the Addison Lee Group. I’d like to place on...Andy Nash | Chairman of Tristar Worldwide
The Cavendish Team, led by Michael Jewell, did an excellent job managing a well-orchestrated auction process and ensuring the smooth closing of the transaction in a timely manner. They were...Rhian Griffith | Representative of the Shareholders at SG Court
The Cavendish team worked seamlessly with their international partners to find the right buyer and guide us through every step of the sale process. This is a great outcome for both the shareholders...Ben Lane | Co-founder of ALC
“It was a great pleasure to be working with Cavendish again, following the Aurum sale process. The Cavendish team worked hard and were very committed to achieving the best result for the...Justin Stead | CEO of Radley
“This is an exciting deal for our business. Baird Capital’s experience and resources will be invaluable as we seek to further enhance our services and global reach. Baird’s deep understanding...David Vafai | Founder and CEO of bfinance