PCB appoints Khilan Shah as Partner

04 August 2023 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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M&A advisory firm PCB Partners has appointed Khilan Shah as partner. He joins with more than two decades of experience, including a spell at a Big four firm.

PCB Partners co-founder Ben Doltis commented, “I am delighted to welcome Khilan as a Partner and to the PCB family. Khilan’s tech M&A background, his network of strategic and private equity relationships, coupled with a relentless work ethic, make him a great fit for the PCB team and our firm’s future business goals.”

Founded in 2018, PCB provides buy-side and sell-side services, with a focus on disruptive technologies, digital transformation, management consulting and creative marketing services businesses. Its senior advisory team comprises of entrepreneurs who have built and sold their own companies, highly experienced corporate finance executives and private equity veterans.

PCB appoints Khilan Shah as Partner

Joining as a partner, Khilan Shah will add immediate value to the firm’s clients and further strengthen its position as an advisor in the market. As a seasoned technology M&A banker with over 20 years’ M&A experience, his career has centred around digital engineering and transformation and tech enabled services.

Prior to joining PCB, Shah was a partner at Strata Technology Partners, specialising as a tech M&A banker, covering IT services, internet and software. He was also works as an M&A lead advisor with Landsbanki, and spent two years working in the London M&A public markets team at PwC.  

Speaking on his new role, Shah added, “I am delighted to join PCB as a Partner focussing on tech M&A, where my main role will be leading and executing sell side M&A transactions. PCB has become the 'go-to' advisory house for entrepreneurs and corporates seeking to do deals in the digital economy and I look forward to working with this hugely talented global team of serial entrepreneurs, senior tech bankers and private equity veterans.”

The global market for mergers and acquisitions deals has continued to tumble, amid tough trading conditions in leading markets across North America and Europe. As a result, the world the smallest number of deals worth over $100 million since the end of the Great Recession. However, technology-related deals continue to gain traction, as firms look to save money and raise productivity by turning to digital and AI products.