Ben is a member of the early team at Fraser Finance. He has over 14 years of experience in working with growth companies on strategy, financing, and M&A initiatives. Notable past transactions incl. Obtree Technologies (acquired by IXOS), BAAN (acquired by General Atlantic), SAGA Software (acquired by Software AG), the IPO of Gemplus and Eniro, and various strategic initiatives for blue chip entities including Trinity Mirror, Aegis, Thomson, GFK, VNU, SAP, EMC, Business Objects, Surfcontrol and ICL.
Ben was previously an Associate Director at UBS Warburg, where he was responsible for the origination and execution of software transactions in the areas of business intelligence, internet commerce & media, middleware and enterprise software. Prior to UBS, Ben served as a software analyst at Lehman Brothers. Ben started his career with EDS in London and Dallas, consulting on and designing technology systems for major clients in the finance, media and manufacturing sectors.
Ben holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and a B.Eng (Hons) in electrical/electronic engineering.