Mr. Bain is a director in Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group in London. He has more than 15 years of experience advising public and private companies on M&A and capital raising assignments including private mergers and acquisitions, board advisory, public company work (initial public offerings, Rule 3 mandates and hostile defense assignments), and various strategic advisory engagements. His experience has focused on the consumer space, with sub-sector coverage including retail and e-commerce, leisure, travel and hospitality, food and beverage, consumer services and consumer products.
Prior to joining Harris Williams & Co., Mr. Bain worked at Canaccord Genuity (formerly Hawkpoint) in London where he completed over 50 transactions over a 10 year period. Prior to that he worked at Ernst & Young.
Mr. Bain is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and received a BSc in Geography from The University of Bristol. He is a trustee of a UK charity called “A Good Dinner”, which aims to raise money to help those in need of food and water around the world.
Mr. Bain lives in London with his wife and three children.