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William Gillespie
William is a graduate of the University of California and Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. He brings Tiger Capital Partners over 23 years of experience with venture business first as a California IT entrepreneur and subsequently as a legal advisor in the U.S. and Far East.
After graduating from UCLA, William was a co-founder and principal in two hi-tech ventures in California - an entrepreneur before it was fashionable to be one. After selling the second business (see the "e-multiple" at www.airea.com) and completing law school, he served with a top U.S. multi-national law firm (www.pillsburylaw.com).
William has spent 20 years studying Asian culture and language and lived, worked and travelled throughout the Far East from 1997 through 2004. In Tokyo, he served as Foreign Counsel for a Japanese law firm particularly noted for its expertise in technology and built his own practice there (www.yuasa-hara.co.jp) advising emerging technology companies in the U.S. and Asia on private equity, corporate, IP and other start-up issues and guiding established foreign technology companies entering the Japanese market. He has also served as a lecturer on foreign direct investment and venture business at Temple University Law School, Tokyo campus.
Quentin Solt
Quentin is an English solicitor, he is consultant head of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman's European corporate finance department (PWSP is one of the world's largest law firms) and he is former head of the technology group of the corporate finance department of Berwin Leighton Paisner, a leading London City law firm. A graduate of Birmingham University and College of Law, Guildford Quentin is also the founder and a director of Eurovestech PLC, a UK listed early stage technology investment fund, the founder of beprofessional.com, a successful multi-million pound joint venture between Deloitte and a major London legal firm, a non-executive director or board adviser to several client companies and a guest lecturer at the Cranfield School of Management MBA course.
Quentin brings Tiger Capital Partners a wealth of London experience on a range of corporate issues, including corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. His practice has ranged from large financial transactions for FTSE 100 corporations, to advising private equity houses on structuring and investment to assisting start-up companies with technology, funding and business law issues. He has extensive experience in representing technology companies in venture capital and securities transactions. He also has significant experience managing the corporate aspects of large projects in both the private and public sectors and advising on corporate governance issues.
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