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Barry joined BGF in 2013 and is based out of Leeds, covering the Yorkshire & North East region. His main role is to originate, execute and deliver new investment opportunities whilst at the same time retaining involvement through board interaction with his previous investments. Prior to joining BGF, Barry spent eleven years at Deloitte in Leeds including eight years in the Corporate Finance Advisory team.
He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and also holds a degree in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE) from the University of Warwick.
He lives in North Leeds and is married with two children and outside of work spends the majority of his time with his family and keeps fit by going to the gym regularly.
As well as the various non-executive board positions that Barry currently holds, notable deals which he has led which have now exited include a £10m investment in Chemoxy in 2015 (sold to Novacap SAS in 2017), a £5m investment in Arcinova in 2018, exited to Quotient Sciences in 2021, a £16.2m investment in Cooplands, sold to EG Group in 2021 and a £20.3m investment in Coppergreen, acquired by CVC-backed Away Resorts in 2022.
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