Edward Arkus

Managing Director

Mr. Arkus is a managing director and co-head of Harris Williams' Consumer Group. He covers the restaurant, retail, leisure and hospitality, consumer products, food and beverage, and consumer services industry segments. Mr. Arkus joined the firm’s London office in 2016. He has nearly 20 years of investment banking experience and has advised on close to 100 deals including public and private M&A transactions, IPOs, strategic advisory assignments and a number of refinancings and restructurings. 

Mr. Arkus started his career at Hawkpoint in the late 1990s and, prior to joining Harris Williams, headed Canaccord Genuity’s (formerly Hawkpoint) European Consumer and Real Estate Group in London.

Mr. Arkus has a BSc in International Management and American Business Studies from the University of Manchester. Mr. Arkus lives in London and is married with two young children.