Jacobs will be the Managing Member of Marks Baughan's new FSA-authorized UK subsidiary, Marks Baughan Securities UK, LLP. His presence enables Marks Baughan to expand the delivery of its unique and successful sector-focused financial advisory services to growth technology companies in Europe.
"I am excited to join one of the most successful and innovative new boutique technology investment banks," said Jacobs. "Marks Baughan's deep expertise and relationships in the financial and legal technology verticals are unique in investment banking. It allows us to provide real and immediate value to European growth companies in these sectors, especially for those companies where the most logical acquiror or investors are U.S. based."
"We are fortunate to be able to add a senior partner as experienced and respected as John Jacobs," adds Managing member Nick Baughan. "London is a thriving international center for growth technology companies in our focus verticalsâfinancial services and corporate information management. With John heading our new London office, we can provide immediate access for these companies to investors and acquirors in the United States and vice versa, a unique capability for a boutique investment bank."