Our Team


Our team has gained considerable experience with a large number
of growth businesses in a variety of fast moving sectors including
technology and telecoms, cleantech and green technologies, high-end
consulting, IP licensing and media and high tech engineering.

Our experience of these dynamic sectors has brought us considerable
exposure to companies in rapidly changing environments. This positions
us to provide focused, and above all, meaningful direction, guidance and
support. Uniquely, Quantum offers a full end-to-end strategic growth,
exit planning and execution service. Supplementing the full-time team
is an association of specialists able to provide specific tax, legal,
HR and marketing advice.

mark_praterMark Prater Partner
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Mark has over 20 years corporate finance experience and has been involved in over 40 transactions with a combined value in excess of £400m.


Prior to founding Quantum, Mark spent three years at Cobalt Corporate Finance where he worked with a variety of companies in the technology and telecoms sectors. He previously spent over nine years in Ernst & Young's mergers and acquisitions practice and was a founding member of their technology and telecoms corporate finance practice.


As well as fund raisings he has advised on both buy and sell-side transactions and has worked with established names, such as BT, CACI, Chyron Corporation, Datatech, Kingston Communications, Logicalis, Northhighland, Onyx Software, Redstone Telecom, SunGard, SatCom Group, Sony Computer Entertainment, Touchpaper and Thus as well as a wide range of Venture Capital and Private Equity backed companies.


Mark is a Chartered Accountant and an Economics graduate from Kingston University. His interests include, skiing, rugby, motor racing, photography and travelling.