DEBBIE HYDE – CLIENT SERVICES

Debbie brings a wealth of client service, marketing and research experience to Green Square. Having worked both agency and client side in a range of industries she contributes extensive international client management expertise to the mix. As an economics graduate, Debbie started her career with direct marketing agency FKB. From there she moved to Compaq […]

JON PRIEST – ADVISORY BOARD

Jon was co-founder of SPA, an insight and data agency, which became the largest independent of its type in the UK before exiting to private equity in 2010 and becoming Future Thinking – a buy and build business platform for data science, market research and insight. Future Thinking increased its revenues by 5 times under […]

GRAHAM GOODKIND – ADVISORY BOARD

Graham’s considerable PR sector experience makes him a kindred spirit as a Board Advisor for Green Square. He set up Frank in 2000 and in 2007 orchestrated the sale of the business to Enero, for a total consideration of over £25m, a landmark deal at that time. He subsequently initiated another transaction post earn-out that […]

BRADLEY KEENAN – ADVISORY BOARD

Bradley is a highly successful tech entrepreneur. Having founded e-commerce business E-Tale at the tender age of 26, he grew it rapidly by engaging major global blue-chip brands. Five years later he sold the business to NASDAQ listed ChannelAdvisor. Bradley and his team worked with Green Square on the journey from build to sale. Bradley […]

IAIN FERGUSON – ADVISORY BOARD

Iain’s career has spanned many international agency directorship roles and he brings a wealth of experience to Green Square and its clients. Following Euro RSCG’s acquisition of KLP Group plc, where Iain was MD, Iain took the role of CEO, Euro RSCG Worldwide in 1992, subsequently becoming Executive VP of Havas in 2003. In April […]

DAVID WILLAN – ADVISORY BOARD

David brings 25 years of executive management experience in the marketing services sector, and has the unique distinction of having set up, developed and subsequently sold two separate businesses.  He co-founded BPRI which became the UK’s largest specialist B2B research agency that was sold to WPP. In a second professional life he was one of […]

THOMAS CHAMBERS – ADVISORY BOARD

Thomas has extensive operational experience in the technology and communications sectors, with leadership roles at First Telecom plc and the mobile operating systems provider Symbian. As CFO of Symbian Thomas played a crucial role in its growth and subsequent sale to Nokia and as CFO of Robert Walters plc he listed the business on the […]

PHIL JONES – ADVISORY BOARD

Phil has over thirty years of experience within the digital and design industry. Having founded typography specialists APT in the 1980s, he subsequently grew and sold the business before becoming MD of pioneering digital agency Real Time Studio. Following the merger of the agency with direct marketing specialist EHS, he became Vice Chairman and operations […]

M&A

Green Square provides corporate finance advice to the shareholders of independent media and marketing communications businesses. We typically advise businesses with enterprise values ranging from £10m to £50m. Specifically, our M&A focus is on the following transaction scenarios: Trade sales Private equity backed disposals Management buy-outs We act predominantly for vendors so our ability to […]

Ascension Day

This is a one-day workshop which helps shareholders and management identify key actions to improve the performance and value of their business. It is a very effective way to formulate a plan to drive the next stage of a company’s development and maximise value. Following a desktop review of relevant information supplied in advance, the […]