John Barber

John is a Partner and is jointly responsible for Bridgepoint's Investor Services activities. He is also a member of the Group Board, the Bridgepoint Development Capital Board and the Investment Advisory Committee. He has worked at Bridgepoint since 2007.

Role Partner, Investor Services
Office London
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Tel +44 (0) 20 7034 3500

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Prior to joining Bridgepoint, for ten years he was a managing director at Helix Associates, the private equity placement agent, in London. In 1992 John co-founded Yucatan Foods in Santa Monica, California, a specialty food company where he arranged several rounds of equity and debt financings. He has also worked for WSGP Partners, a private equity firm established by Former US Treasury Secretary William E Simon in Los Angeles, and Morgan Stanley, in its corporate finance divisions in New York, London and Sydney.

John was a member of the Mid-Market Buyout Platform Council of Invest Europe (formerly the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EVCA)) until 2017, where he also served on the Board of Directors for three years until 2016.   Previously John was a member of the EVCA's Investor Relations Committee for six years and chaired or served on the Task Forces producing the editions of the EVCA Investors' Forum from 2005-2010.

He is a US citizen and graduated from Yale College in 1980 with Distinction in American History and regularly writes on private equity industry topics.