Gary Ecob

Gary is a founding partner of Orbis Partners and has over 20 years of corporate finance experience.

Gary originally joined the team at Invex, as a newly qualified chartered accountant, in the late 90’s. He worked with them through to 2006 when a management buy-out of the Company, created Orbis Partners Limited.

Gary has completed a vast number of transactions including acquisitions, disposals, MBOs and BIMBOs in a variety of sectors, often working with private shareholders and on complex private equity backed transactions.

Gary heads the food & consumer sector for Clairfield International globally and leads the business services sector for Orbis, working closely with his Clairfield colleagues around the World. Gary also has experience across a range of other sectors and has held non-executive positions with his clients; attending monthly board meetings and advising on growth strategy.

In the early part of his career, Gary was short-listed in the regional Accountancy Awards and in Birmingham’s Young Professional of the Year Awards and was recognised as Young Corporate Finance Advisor of the Year in the Midlands, an award that was voted on by his peers.

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Recent News

Orbis advises on the sale of CPI Care to Envivo Group and Civitas Investment Management
24th May 2021
Orbis advises Italian International Group on UK acquisition
4th March 2021
Orbis advise Stuart Turner on their acquisition of Mikrofill Systems
3rd March 2021
Orbis Partners advise Metaphor on its merger to form Kerv
29th July 2020

Orbis advises cloud services security provider Metaphor IT Limited on its merger to create Kerv, a £30m value transaction backed by LDC

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The statutory directors of Orbis Partners Ltd are Chris Gregory, James Grenfell, Gary Ecob and Shah Zaki.