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 Partners Supports KidsOut Appeal For Help
8th April 2020

Orbis support Kidsout, a charity that gives disadvantaged kids positive experiences to support them becoming future members of our society. The Coronavirus outbreak has forced KidsOut to cancel or postpone all Fundraising events over the next 3-6 months resulting in a loss of over £400k.

Orbis Partners Advises Radius Payment Solutions on Multiple Deals in 2019
26th February 2020

Orbis were engaged by Radius to provide financial due diligence services for 3 projects over a seven week period.

Orbis advises Incap Oyj on cross-border transaction
30th January 2020

Orbis Partners have completed another successful cross-border deal with the sale of AWS Electronics Group to InCap Oyj in conjunction with Clairfield International.

Orbis Partners advises on the sale of Pebbles Care to Ardenton Capital
29th November 2019

Orbis Partners have completed another high-profile healthcare deal with the sale of Pebbles Care to Ardenton Capital for an undisclosed strategic price.

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