Cinven appoints Robert Walker as adviserEuropean private equity firm, Cinven, has appointed Robert Walker as an adviser to support its European deal activity.
Robert will advise Cinven’s investment teams on commercial and industrial issues faced by the business services, consumer and retail sectors and assist in the origination and evaluation of investment opportunities.
Robert Walker, 60, is currently non-executive Chairman of W H Smith plc and has recently retired as Chief Executive of Severn Trent plc, one of the UK's leading utility companies.
Robin Hall, Cinven’s Managing Partner, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Robert as an adviser to Cinven. He is one of the UK’s leading executives and his experience across a wide range of sectors is a perfect fit with our current focus.”
Robert Walker said:
“Cinven is one of Europe’s leading and most active private equity houses. I am looking forward to working with the senior team on a range of exciting opportunities.”