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Oliver Pawle Appointed as Chairman of IMAP’s rapidly growing UK M&A business

IMAP, a global partnership of mid-market M&A specialists consistently ranked in the world’s Top 10 M&A advisors, is delighted to announce the appointment of Oliver Pawle as Chairman of IMAP’s growing M&A advisory business in the United Kingdom.

Oliver Pawle has many years of corporate finance advisory experience having served as Vice Chairman of the investment banking division of UBS for 10 years. Oliver’s distinguished business career and board experience includes Chair, Board Services at Korn Ferry, Senior Advisor at Gleacher Shacklock LLP and Advisory Board Director at Delancey.  He is also the founder and Chair of Trustees for the Centre for Entrepreneurs, a charity supporting the training and development of young entrepreneurs.  

Karri Vuori, Managing Partner at IMAP UK, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Oliver Pawle to IMAP UK. His appointment comes at an exciting time and provides further strength to the UK’s energetic and quickly scaling business. His deep investment banking experience and leadership qualities will be an invaluable asset for our UK team and will help us generate significant value for our clients.”

Oliver Pawle, Chairman at IMAP UK, said: “I am really looking forward to taking on the role of Chairman at IMAP UK and working with Karri and his impressive team. It is a pivotal time in the UK mid-market and a significant opportunity exists for this dynamic team to help ambitious businesses and entrepreneurs with their growth plans and strategic M&A needs.”

About IMAP
Since 1973, IMAP has been navigating critical business crossroads for its clients, helping them thrive in competitive, ever-changing economies. Specializing in M&A, debt, equity capital, and corporate finance advisory services, we provide independent strategic advice and are consistently ranked in the world’s Top 10 M&A advisors for mid-market transactions. Over the last 10 years, our team of over 450 M&A professionals worldwide has closed over 2,200 transactions valued at $130 billion. IMAP’s clients are primarily mid-sized companies, as well as large domestic and international companies and corporations, family offices, and financial and institutional investors. Our cross-border experience extends across Europe, the Americas, Middle East, Asia, and Africa and with presence in 49 countries, IMAP is the gateway to global middle-market M&A. For more information visit


Karri Vuori
Managing Partner and Head of IMAP UK
Phone: +44 791 921 3159

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