About the founder Peter Llewellyn-Davies

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20 years of advisory experience

Peter Llewellyn-Davies founded Accellerate Partners in 2012 to succeed his advisory company PLD Management Service, which was founded in 1996.

 

 

Overview – areas of experience

Hands-on experience

Board memberships
Medigene AG (FSE listed)
Medigene Inc., San Diego, USA
Shield Therapeutics plc (AIM listed)
Wilex AG (FSE listed)
Wilex Inc., Boston, USA
Immunocore Ltd, Abigdon UK
Catherex Inc. / Aettis Inc., San Diego, USA
Müller Dairy Ltd
Süd-Chemie Finance GmbH

…. various supervisory board positions on 5 continents

Partner
BANE Business Angel Network Europe
Europe Capital Partners B.V.

Senior Vice President / Director
Süd-Chemie Group (specialty chemicals) 6,000 employees (FSE listed) – sold to Clariant
MD Paper Group (specialty paper production) 2,000 employees – sold to Myllykoski
Verseidag Group (industrial textiles) 700 employees (FSE listed) – sold to Jagenberg

Advisor / Part-time C-Level manager
Suppremol GmbH – sold to Baxalta
CoreOptics GmbH (advanced DSP technologies) – sold to Cisco
Setron GmbH (electrical component distribution)
TA Triumph-Adler Holding (Healthcare) – sold to Bock Holdings
Pilz Media Group – sold to Koch
others (available on request) in Venture Caputal, Private Equity, Biotech, Life Science, IT, FMCG and Chemicals

Management
SG Warburg
Lloyds Bank

Functional experience

Strategy
New structure, mission and vision, turnaround, reinvention of business model, mindset management, investor communication.

Financing / Funding
IPO (Germany / UK)
PIPE (Germany/US/UK)
Secondary financing
Initial seed financing
Business Angel funding
Bridging and asset financing

Mergers & Acquisitions
Over 70 transactions in last 20 years.
– Scouting, negotiating, structuring, funding, finalising and execution.
– Restructuring, divesting, exit.
– Dissolution, liquidation.
…. on 5 continents.

Business Development
In and Outlicensing transactions, networking and validation of business model, presentation and negotiation.

Investor Relations
Set up of new investor relations structure, acquire new investors, presentations and networking at specialist conferences, contact to major players in the field. Europe and North America.

Treasury
Cash management, netting, foreign exchange, risk management, asset based securitisation, treasury system selection. Member of Gefiu, ACT, presenter at VDT conferences.

Administration
Set-up of legal entities in Germany, coordination of hirings, IT and ERP structures, key personnel integration and reporting support.

Controlling
Preparation of KPI systems, link to external and internal accounting, management dashboard, key performance indicators and external software provision.

Presentation
Recreate external perception of the client, website, presentation, marketing, investor pitches. Board and shareholder meeting preparation. Public and privately held companies.

Transactions
Support pitch to banks, investors and partners.