London-based investment firm, Twenty20 Capital, has appointed a new partner to strengthen its growing team.
Katie Folwell-Davies joins Twenty20 Capital as Investment Partner to drive forward investment strategy and operational leadership. Katie joins from Deloitte LLP where she led the firm’s Human Capital Services M&A practice in London for 20 years. During her tenure at Deloitte, Katie developed a long-standing and trusted relationship with the founders of Twenty20 Capital advising on several of the investment firm’s transactions.
Katie commented: “I’m delighted to be joining Twenty20 Capital. This is an amazing opportunity to join such an ambitious team at such an exciting time in the cycle. It is a unique opportunity where I will be able to deploy all of my skills, network and experience into this role and am passionate about being part of the future growth.”
Twenty20 Capital is Europe’s largest specialist investment fund focussed on the human capital services sector. With revenues under management of £1.5bn, its portfolio includes Cordant Group, HCRG, HCL Workforce Solutions, Affinity Workforce Solutions, Allied Healthcare, Monarch Education, 360 Resourcing Solutions, Eurostaff, Staffgroup and Sugarman Group.
Tristan Ramus, Founder of Twenty20 Capital, said: “Katie is one of the best advisers in the industry and has real operational sector insight, deep private equity experience as well as big corporate boardroom experience. As we seek to aggressively grow the portfolio and expand geographically, we needed to strengthen our senior team and we are thrilled to welcome Katie on board as part of the investment team.”
Ian Munro, Co-founder of Twenty20 Capital, said: “Despite the challenges presented to us and the business impact of COVID-19, we’re hot on the investment trail, and this new appointment is no exception. This partnership is a really exciting opportunity for the business, and we’re delighted to have Katie on our team of entrepreneurs.”