Equity Matters is headed up by Ashley Levinson.

Ashley is a Barrister by profession and has worked in strategy and finance for over 25 years.

Ashley worked for Schroders and Chemical Bank before setting up his own fund management company. Having built this company to funds under management of some $1 Billion he then sold to Macquarie Bank. He therefore has first hand experience with the issues facing the owner manager.

Since selling his business Ashley has worked with a variety of owner managers in a diverse range of sectors to build value in his client companies. Ashley has recently assisted the MBO team of Pasta King to buy their company and now acts as Chairman of the Pasta King board.

Sectors of expertise include:

    • Financial services
    • House building
    • Leisure
    • Hotels
    • Outsourcing
    • Professional services

Ashley has a unique way of working with his clients and typically such relationships are long term.

"Ashley is unique as he was able to advise us from the position of having had a successful business himself . . . the advice we got was insightful, pragmatic and of great importance he forced us to do what we said we would do"
Sue Davenport – Managing Director of Pasta King.

"Ashley is totally flexible in the way he works with me and my senior management team. Sometimes we use him a lot and other times we do not need him at all. However he always provides concise, pragmatic and strategic input to our own decision making process."
Jeremy Cavanna – Managing Director, Cavanna Homes Limited.