Meet the Team

Lighthouse provides a unique blend of skills to management teams.

The range of deals completed to date reflects the mix of skills available within the Lighthouse team covering deal tactics, structuring, negotiation, legal and taxation. These may be applied in part or in whole relative to the requirements of the transaction.

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John Handley Read more

An experienced Private Equity practitioner for over 25 years, former Head of LDC in the Midlands and winner of Midlands Dealmaker Awards four times with Bridgepoint (once) and LDC (three times). John has lead a wide range of MBO and Growth Capital deals including the MBO and flotation of iSOFT plc. John is currently Chairman/Non Executive Director of a number of businesses as well as being the principal lecturer for the BVCA.

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Guy Green Read more

Guy is a Corporate Partner in George Green LLP and is widely regarded as one of the Midlands leading corporate finance lawyers. Both in his former role as Head of Eversheds’ Private Equity Team in the Midlands and since, Guy has advised companies, private equity houses and management teams on some of the region’s most high profile transactions including the £750m Poundland IPO.

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Nick Johnson Read more

Nick is a Corporate Finance Partner at Mazars LLP, a major international professional services provider. He was a Corporate finance partner at a “big four” firm for several years and set up a CF boutique before joining Mazars. In a 20 year career in Corporate finance, he has worked all over the UK and overseas advising on over 100 completed transactions. He is focused on providing support to private companies and management teams.