"I wanted to play football for Bolton Wanderers before I realised I had two left feet."
STRATEGIC EXPERTISE -
Peter has been a founder and leader of some of the world´s most successfull legal and financial organisatons.
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For three decades, Peter has held leadership roles across law, finance and business. He ran Clifford Chance’s operations across Asia, Europe and the US, before becoming Global Managing Partner.
He was then Managing Director of Stakeholder Relationships at Terra Firma, and helped lead their investment committee and business development. He left Terra Firma in 2012 to co-found the highly successful Metric Capital.
Qualifications & awards
Developed strategies for improving its portfolio companies’ access to capital, access to deals and potential add-on acquisitions
Chaired the Funds’ Advisory Boards
Sat on the General Partners’ Boards
Council member of the BVCA and vice-chairman of the BVCA’s Global Buyout Committee
Clifford Chance –
Regional Managing Partner of Continental Europe
1997 - 2001
Opened and headed the firm’s Singapore office
Country Managing Partner for Spain with offices in Madrid and Barcelona
Metric Capital – Founding Partner
2011 – Present
One of the three founding partners of this ‘Special Situation Fund’ targeting mid-sized companies throughout Europe
The fund has already completed four exits, each of which has achieved over 30% IRR
Responsible for fund-raising: successfully raised two funds, both of which were over-subscribed, and which currently hold $1 billion in assets under management
Member of the Investment Committee and sits on the board of several portfolio companies
Chairs Augusta Securities Limited (a litigation funding vehicle)
Terra Firma – Managing Director
2007 - 2011
Responsible for developing and managing relationships with all major stakeholders including its limited partners, lending relationships, government and regulatory officials, senior corporate officials and board members, and press and media representatives
2010: Chaired the Lawyer’s Management Programme in London on legal services following the financial crisis
CEDR Accredited Mediator
Member of the International Supervisory Board of the IE Business School in Madrid
2007: Won Lawyer of the Year, Legal Business
2007 – 2009: Chaired numerous debates on the law and private equity at the Madrid and Oxford Business Schools
2008 – 2010: Member of the FT Innovative Lawyers judging panel