19th January 2022
QPE appoints Jason Birt to Investing team
Queen’s Park Equity (“QPE”) is delighted to announce the appointment of Jason Birt to its investing team.
Jason brings seven years of investment and board experience to the team, having focused on a broad range of sectors. Prior to QPE, Jason was a part of the investment team at Rutland Partners, where he partnered with management teams of businesses in transition to help them achieve their strategic plans. Before becoming an investor, Jason worked at Rothschild & Co, focusing on M&A and strategic reviews. He began his career in the transaction advisory team at Ernst & Young, gaining experience across several service lines.
Commenting on the appointment, Jonny Kay, Managing Partner, said: “We’re delighted that Jason has joined our team, as we continue to deploy our debut fund. Jason joins at an exciting time as we continue to see strong deal flow in both new investment opportunities across all of our sectors, as well as bolt-ons to our existing partner firms.” Jose Rodriguez, Managing Partner, added: “Jason’s appointment reflects QPE’s strategy of building a team with not only exceptional technical ability and sector experience, but also with the strong EQ required to build meaningful, long-term relationships with our stakeholders” The appointment brings the QPE team to 16 across investing, origination and operations.
QPE closed its over-subscribed debut fund at £202m in December 2020 and is focused on providing capital and expertise to high-quality, entrepreneur-led businesses within the Education, Health & Pharma and Tech Services sectors, with an ambition to accelerate their growth.