About Us

SW4 Partners is a London based, corporate advisory firm. We are highly experienced in providing M&A, capital structuring and capital introduction as well as strategic advisory services to our clients in both the public and private space. Our strategy is driven by a culture of excellence. Our core values are based on discretion, creativity, integrity, partnership and transparency. These principles underpin our commitment to putting clients’ interests first and finding solutions.

Our Team

Seasoned investment banking leaders backed by an experienced deal team with deep relationships at the core of our work

Rupert Fane
CEO & Partner
Previously, Co-founder of Hannam & Partners and formerly a Managing Director at JP Morgan until 2012. A capital markets investment banker with experience in London, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Rupert received his BSc from Bristol University.
Nilesh Patel
Prior to joining SW4 Partners, Nilesh was a Director at Hannam & Partners, focusing on Life Sciences & Mining. Nilesh previously worked at Cannacord Genuity & Citi in investment banking. He received his MA in Economics from the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School.
Soman Thakran
Senior Analyst
Soman is focused on equity fundraisings, M&A execution and corporate capital markets advisory. Prior experience includes 3+ years in investment banking at Panmure Gordon and Evercore. BSc in Economics from the University of Bath and an MSc in Finance from Bayes Business School.
Georgia May
Investor Sales
Georgia focuses on investor outreach & sales. Prior to joining SW4 Partners, Georgia worked in syndicate sales at Merrill Lynch, Hong Kong based Peregrine Securities and ECM origination at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson covering Asia and Japan.
Syfur Rahman
Legal & Compliance Officer
10+ years industry experience
Sam Nicoll
Sam supports the team across a broad range of workstreams and transactions. Prior to SW4 Partners, Sam worked at IH International and Helios Investment Partners. He received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School & a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.