NEWCASTLE venture capitalist NVM Private Equity (NVM) has appointed Charlie Pidgeon to its investment team.
He is joining the group as investment manager from PwC’s corporate finance practice, where he was responsible for advising on M&A transactions in a range of sectors.
Among the deals he advised on were the sale of HomeSun Limited to Aviva Investors, the sale of Tekmar Energy to Elysian Capital and Jardine Motors’ acquisition of Wayside Group.
NVM managing director, Martin Green, said: “We are pleased to welcome Charlie to NVM. He will bring vital support to our team, helping them to source new investment opportunities and build value for our portfolio companies.”
Pidgeon said: “I am excited at the prospect of working with the team at NVM and to be a part of such an established firm with a rich history and strong brand in the marketplace.”
NVM is a generalist investor, managing more than £200m of funds, which typically invests between £2m and £10m in each transaction.