Investment Banking

European Consumer

Our knowledge base and highly committed approach has made us the advisor of choice to consumer sector companies in Europe. 

On June 10, 2022, Piper Sandler acquired London-based Stamford Partners LLP, an entrepreneurial, specialist M&A boutique offering high quality investment banking services to European food & beverage as well as related consumer sectors. View the press release to learn more.

Sector Expertise

Since 1997, our team has maintained a rigorous focus on the European consumer space, specializing in the food & beverage industry. We offer clients a deep understanding of sector dynamics, an excellent network of industry contacts and a leading advisory track record.

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Our services


M&A Services

We provide our clients with the full range of M&A services; sell-side, buy-side and merger advisory roles as well as capital raising and licensing agreements. Leveraging our sector expertise, we have an outstanding track record in sell-side advisory mandates where certainty of delivery and maximisation of value are vital.

Corporate Development Services

Our corporate development insights enable us to help clients develop ideas with regard to strategy, brand and product development, and access to sales channels or production expertise. As a result our clients often involve us in business planning years before transactions are even considered. Our partners lead all our assignments from beginning to end: there is no substitute for experience.

Our clients

We focus on long-standing trusted relationships. Our client base is wide and varied and ranges from large multi-national groups to smaller entrepreneurial groups to leading private equity firms. Our modus operandi is to add value where we can and follow our clients on their journey.

Contact Us

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Damian Thornton

Managing Director

Consumer Investment Banking

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Alastair Mathieson

Managing Director

Consumer Investment Banking

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Simon Milne

Managing Director

Consumer Investment Banking

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Robert Iseman

Managing Director

Consumer Investment Banking

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James Rogers

Director

Consumer Investment Banking

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Michael Bunting

Director

Consumer Investment Banking