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Sophia Johnston

Director, Financial Communications & Transactions

Sophia  Johnston

Life at FGS Global

Advises private equity firms and institutional investors, investing across asset classes, and their portfolio companies and listed tech businesses on financial, corporate and transaction communications. Transaction specialist with a track-record of advising on public takeovers and complex, cross-border M&A, and supporting clients with the UK merger review process.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Communications strategist in New York at Teneo, following its acquisition of Fitzroy Communications which she joined as a graduate.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Spending time on Hampstead Heath, discovering emerging contemporary artists, skiing off-piste, and exploring the beaches in Western Australia with her Australian family. A proud Dartmouth alum, Sophia is an Alumni Interview and member of the EMEA Board supporting fundraising efforts that saw the College introduce a needs-blind financial aid policy for international students.

Sophia is a Director in the London Capital Markets team and a member of the firm’s Financial Communications & Transactions Practice. She advises global investors and listed tech companies on profile raising, financial and transactions communications. She has extensive experience advising private equity firms and their portfolio companies on M&A as well as special situation mandates.

Sophia started her strategic communications career in New York working with Goldman Sachs’ former global Head of Communications at Fitzroy Communications which was acquired by Teneo. During this time, she advised financial institutions on all aspects of their corporate reputation with a focus on crisis mandates and corporate positioning.

She holds a B.A. in History and Art History from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Sophia  Johnston