James McGibney

Senior Leadership

James focuses on enterprise software and technology globally.

James has deep & broad expertise in vertical and horizontal software, and related technologies/services.

Functionally, he specialises in growth strategy and value creation planning, and buy-side and sell-side commercial due diligence for investors.

He has worked extensively for traditional software vendors seeking to drive growth and transition to cloud technologies/commercial models, and for fast-moving SaaS platforms on their strategic direction.

Education & Prior Experience

  • Oxford University – Modern History (MA – class I)
  • London School of Economics – MPA Public Policy & Management
  • Researcher, Fundación Escalera, Mexico
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Related Publications

Tuesday 14 May 2024

Embedded Finance

Embedded finance presents a significant opportunity for SaaS ERP and payroll providers. Our research indicates that businesses who invest in embedded finance solutions can expect a substantial EBITDA uplift of 20-30% over a 2–3 years period, with further long-term potential.

Monday 17 September 2018

Vertical software

Many of the best vertical software businesses make money with a well-established playbook: pick leading market positions and must-have products, drive pricing, up-sell and cross-sell; make the right bolt-on acquisitions to fill out the vertical

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