August Equity is delighted to announce that both Kate Cook and Daniel Venn have both been promoted to Partner. These promotions cap off a strong year to March 2022 for August Equity in which there were four new platform investments, 28 bolt-on acquisitions and three exits.
Kate joined August Equity in 2015 following seven years at Deloitte where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Kate will continue to focus on new investments as well as August’s current portfolio. Since joining August, Kate has played a key role in the investments of Wax Digital, VetPartners, Amtivo, Dental Partners, Hallmarq, Charterhouse, Medivet and Orbis. She currently sits on the board of Charterhouse, Hallmarq and Orbis.
Daniel joined August in 2017 having previously held roles at BC Partners where he was Head of Funds, and Ashmore Group plc as Group Head of Finance. As Partner and CFO, Daniel is primarily responsible for August Equity’s Finance and Operations. His role extends to investor relations, fundraising and delivering August’s ESG framework.
In addition to promotions, August continues to add new talent to the investment team with Celine Henriksen joining from PwC in January 2022. Whilst at PwC, Celine qualified as an ACA and spent over three years in the London Corporate Finance M&A team. At August, Celine will be primarily focusing on new investments.