James is founder and principal at Intrinsic Equity. He is also co-founder and senior partner of Orbis Partners, a leading mid market corporate finance advisory firm.
James has over 25 years experience as a dealmaker, financier and investor working predominantly within the Midlands business community. His career started with Deloitte Corporate finance, and he subsequently set up Birmingham’s first corporate finance boutique in 1999, which was sold to Kroll in 2003 and reacquired as Orbis Partners in 2006.
During this period James has invested in over 30 private businesses and currently holds board roles with Abacus Lighting, Homes Caring for Autism, iESCo, Storm Gaming, Laidlaw and Ham Baker Group. Over the last ten years, James has focused on financing and managing distressed businesses, working in partnership with management teams and stakeholders. James is a member of the Institute for Turnarounds (IFT) and a trustee for Cerebal Palsy Midlands.
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