Jim Shaw

Founder of Shaw & Co

Jim is a corporate financier and founder of Bristol based Shaw & Co. He is one of the south west’s most prominent dealmakers leading the sale of businesses with values between £5m and £100m. The collective value of transactions Jim has completed exceeds £0.5bn.

Jim has successfully transacted on complex deals with some of the largest global brands including Unilever, Manpower, Groupon, Vodafone, Aptar and TransUnion. He was shortlisted for South West Dealmaker of the Year in 2018 and is recognised by Insider’s ‘42 Under 42’ entrepreneurs.

Passionate about supporting the region’s growth ecosystem, under Jim’s leadership, Shaw & Co launched the Funding Academy in September 2019. Its programme is designed and delivered by funding experts and supports ambitious founders with their funding journey.