Senior Advisory Team Biographies

Tom Wells, Partner, London, Global Corporate Finance Advisor, Arma Partners

Tom Wells

Partner, London

Joined Arma Partners in 2009. Previously with Merrill Lynch, where he was Head of Telecom Investment Banking for Europe, the Middle East & Africa, based in London. Prior to that Tom was a Managing Director in the European Telecom Investment Banking team at Citigroup. Before Merrill Lynch and Citigroup, Tom was Head of Corporate Finance for British Telecom. During his 15 years working within the telecom sector Tom has advised many of the leading operators on over $150 billion worth of transactions, including BT, O2, Cable & Wireless, BSkyB, Deutsche Telekom, TDC, TeliaSonera, Belgacom, KPN, Telekom Austria, Portugal Telecom, MTN, Bharti Airtel, China Mobile and MegaFon. Tom has extensive experience in data connectivity, data centres, fibre infrastructure, utility computing and web hosting.

Tom began his career with Coopers & Lybrand in Toronto and in London, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.