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The Team

Who We Are

Guy Wheatley

Managing Partner

Worked at Mirabaud Securities for 7 years and then with same team at Tennyson Securities from 2020.

Has extensive experience in raising capital for London listed companies from a range of institutional investors and has worked on transactions totalling circa $5bn. Guy is a CFA charter holder.

Mark Wheeler

Partner & Head of Legal

Qualified practicing solicitor holding a LLB in law from University of Bristol and LPC from University of Law (Guildford branch) Former Legal Director at Hill Dickinson LLP (London Office), a firm specialising in Capital Markets and corporate transactions.
Over 10 years experience as a qualified solicitor.
Named as a key individual in small cap capital markets and up to £50m M&A transactions in the Legal 500 2020 edition.

Worked on numerous capital markets transactions including IPOs, RTOs and secondary placings
Broad experience of sectors including; resources, technology, life sciences and leisure & tourism
Also experienced in corporate finance and commercial transactions.

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Aston Lester

Head of Marketing

Over 4 years of Marketing and Design experience, including finance startups, fintech, retail and international franchise businesses, experience across the UK, Europe, China, Australia and  the Middle East.

1st-Class Honors in Graphic Design & Communication.

Liam Bulmer

Senior Analyst

CF30 qualified with over 9 years’ experience structuring bespoke debt, equity and equity-linked debt finance for listed companies. First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Business and Management.


Formerly Analyst at Darwin Strategic Limited and an analyst/Settlements at PrimaryBid Limited.

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James Rooke


Distinction in MSc Finance from Bayes Business School and BSc (Hons) in Economics from the University of Nottingham. Involved in over 10 successful fundraises to date, with a focus on UK markets. Prior to joining Fortified Securities, James worked as a financial consultant.

Jacob Hoenig


BMedSc and BBus in Finance from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Prior to joining Fortified Securities, and concurrent to his study, Jacob worked as a Phlebotomist at Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology.

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