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Edward Simpkins


Edward Simpkins

Life at FGS Global

Edward provides board level counsel to leading corporates across Europe with a focus on ECM, Italy and luxury.

Life Pre-FGS Global

He was a business reporter for 7 years on the Sunday Telegraph producing scoops and exclusive interviews for the serious weekly paper. Before that was News Editor on the Estates Gazette covering real estate.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Edward loves cycling and keeping fit and wishes he could play the guitar.

A Partner in FGS Global’s London office, Edward heads our London ECM Practice and has worked on numerous high-profile transactions including cross border M&A and international and UK IPOs and take privates.

He provides board level counsel to some of Europe’s leading corporates on preparing for financial calendar events, communicating strategy and managing media and investor relations as well as on issues arising such as corporate governance, handling crises, the arrival of a new chief executive or dealing with a campaign by activist shareholders.

Edward has counselled many of the largest companies in Italy over the past 15 years and also has a significant experience advising businesses in the luxury goods industry.

Edward joined the firm in 2006 from the Business desk of The Sunday Telegraph newspaper where he was the Companies Editor. A native English speaker, Edward studied philosophy at the University of Liverpool and speaks Italian. He has post graduate qualifications in both Finance and Journalism.

Edward Simpkins
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