Ocorian, a financial services group and provider of fund, corporate, capital markets and private client services, has appointed Simon Percival as Group Head of Corporate Development.
Percival will be responsible for the merger and acquisition strategy and implementation to help build the Ocorian business.
Percival reports directly to Anthony Zarmakoupis, Ocorian’s Chief Financial Officer, who says: “The acquisitions we have made have been very considered and add to our already considerable bench strength. We’re delighted to welcome Simon who brings a depth of experience to our global team. His skills, expertise and impressive track record will be invaluable as we execute our growth plans and develop a highly efficient, tech-enabled business.”
Percival says: “Ocorian is a dynamic, fast-growing business with exciting and ambitious expansion plans. I am looking forward to working with the team to help realise those ambitions.”
Percival joins from Finastra, a global fintech software company where he was Head of Corporate Development. He was responsible for leading the fintech’s inorganic strategy and execution globally. In addition to his corporate development roles, Simon has spent over 13 years in investment banking, most recently for Quayle Munro focusing on M&A in the financial technology sector.