William Garbutt

Vice President, Europe
Technology

Will joined CG Results in 2018 as an Associate working within the Tech and Marcomms team. He started his career at Grant Thornton where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) within the firm’s Audit practice. Soon after he moved into the Transaction Advisory Services team where he was responsible for delivering diligence assignments across a variety of deal structures; including private equity / growth capital, debt capital, refinancing and IPOs.

Will has significant deal experience gained working with entrepreneurial management teams and high growth owner-managed businesses across a range of sectors including technology, media, professional services, business support services and retail.

Outside of work, Will is a keen cyclist and distance runner; in the past two years he has competed in the London Triathlon and London Duathlon as well as a variety of half marathons and endurance cycle events.

Latest Insights

Reports
19th July 2022

The Enterprise Stack – Q2 2022

The private M&A markets recorded just north of 500 deals for the quarter, a number significantly greater than that recorded in Q2 of 2021 (399), and well above pre-pandemic levels. This quarter further witnessed one of the biggest acquisitions in tech history – Broadcom’s $69Bn acquisition of VMware, as the chipmaker seeks to diversify and […]

Reports
19th July 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – Q2 2022

Private deal activity and valuations within the global technology market remain high in spite of macroeconomic uncertainty. M&A continues to be driven by further adoption of cloud and next-gen technologies, increased focus on strategic tuck-ins, and launching in new markets. As geopolitical uncertainty continues to impact public markets, the outlook for the second half of […]

Reports
4th May 2022

The Technology Services Perspective – Q1 2022

Deal activity for Q1 2022 has increased 30% over the previous quarter, to a total of 237 transactions. Transactions have mainly focused on strategic tuck-ins that are centred around acquiring next-gen and nearshore capabilities, such as robotic process automation, customer experience consultancy and influencer-based social media marketing. Even in the current macro environment, March showed […]

Reports
4th May 2022

The Enterprise Stack – Q1 2022

The private M&A market witnessed a record quarter for deal volumes in Q1 2022, reaching just shy of 600 deals. This was delivered on the back of continued adoption of cloud technologies, increased investment into hybrid work environments and software vendors seeking to deepen their security posture. CG Results advised AI-powered brand language optimisation platform […]

Reports
4th May 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – Q1 2022

Despite a backdrop of some macroeconomic uncertainty, private M&A activity within the global technology market saw a record quarter for deal volumes. This was delivered on the back of continued adoption of cloud technologies, increased focus on strategic tuck-ins, investment into hybrid work environments and software vendors seeking to deepen their security posture. As public […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The Enterprise Stack – FY 2021

A sustained demand for AI and data-driven technologies in 2021 ensured both private and public markets were increasingly active and drove more M&A activity in the Enterprise Software sector than ever before. The year rounded off on a high with total disclosed deal values in Q4 reaching close to $100Bn with CG Results having completed […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – FY 2021

Deal activity for 2021 has been strong – the acceleration of digital transformation at the onset of Covid-19 pandemic to drive enterprise protection, solve global supply chain challenges and strengthen multi-cloud capabilities drove investors to pay premium multiples for both innovative startups and dominant incumbents. Public markets were increasingly active too as 2021 marked the […]