Gambit names Rob Wallace as new partner

18 June 2024 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Gambit Corporate Finance has expanded its partnership with the arrival of Rob Wallace. He brings more than a decade of Big Four experience to the firm.

Founded in 1992, Gambit Corporate Finance is one of the oldest independent corporate finance boutiques in the UK. Specialising in advising private and public companies on mid-market transactions throughout the UK and overseas, the Cardiff-headquartered firm has worked on deals with a cumulative value in excess of £3 billion since inception.

Gambit is also approaching 300 advisors in 26 offices in 18 countries. As it looks to build on that legacy, the firm has welcomed a new partner to its ranks – bringing notable professional services industry experience with him.

Gambit names Rob Wallace as new partner

Rob Wallace said of the news, “I am thrilled to be joining the partnership at an incredibly exciting time for the firm as it continues its impressive growth as one of the leading corporate finance advisors in the UK and Internationally. I look forward to continuing to work with clients as they embark on milestone transactions and believe that Gambit Corporate Finance and CFI provides a compelling partner led offering, with relevant sector insight, and international reach, to achieve fantastic results.”

Wallace previously spent 14 years at Deloitte, and was a director within the company’s lead advisory M&A team. There, he advised entrepreneurs, corporates, and private equity on company disposals, acquisitions and M&A strategy. His experience also includes working with both private and publicly listed companies on transactions ranging from £5 million to £500 million both within the UK and internationally.

Speaking on the appointment, Gambit Corporate Finance Partner Geraint Rowe added, “In 2023, Gambit Corporate Finance enjoyed the most successful year in its 32 year history, which is testament to the quality of our team and the value added to clients. Together with CFI, we were ranked by Thomson Reuters as number 16 in Europe and number 19 globally for transactions up to €200 million in value. We have known and been very impressed by Rob for many years and we are delighted that he has joined the firm to contribute to the next stage of its growth.”

Gambit was also ranked in Consultancy.uk’s 2023 Top Consulting Firms in the UK list. The consultancy received a gold rating in the mergers and acquisitions category.