Sylvester has over 12 years’ corporate finance experience and focuses on the Healthcare and Business Services sectors. Sylvester has advised clients, which include publicly listed and private corporates, financial investors and owner-managed businesses on a wide range of transactions, including acquisitions and disposals, capital markets transactions, mergers, refinancings and restructurings. Sylvester also co-ordinates Smith Square’s relationships with financial sponsors.
Sylvester is a chartered accountant (ACA, Deloitte) and started his investment banking career in the UK M&A team at Goldman Sachs International, where he advised clients on large cap UK and international M&A transactions. Sylvester joined Smith Square in 2011 from Hawkpoint Partners, where he advised clients on mid-market M&A, refinancing and capital raising transactions. Sylvester has an MA (Hons) in Classics from Cambridge University.