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 Finalises the Sale of Signis to Key Assets Group
17th January 2019

Birmingham-based Orbis Partners have finalised the sale of The Signis Group (Signis) to Antser Group (Antser), for an undisclosed sum.

Orbis Partners Make Key Appointment
3rd December 2018

Orbis Partners are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom McCarthy who will join the team in Birmingham as a Director. Tom brings with him over 15 years corporate finance experience following six previous years at Birmingham-based boutique Odyssey Corporate Finance.

Orbis Advises Stuart Turner on Fifth Strategic Acquisition
1st November 2018

Birmingham-based Orbis Partners have finalised the acquisition of GAH Heating Limited’s Coldstream, Dualstream, Boosterstream and Electrastream product trading assets by Stuart Turner Ltd.

Steve Nock Takes Home Young Dealmaker of the Year Title
17th September 2018

We are delighted to announce that Associate Director Steve Nock has won the Young Dealmaker of the Year award at the Midlands Dealmakers Awards 2018.

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