Roger Walker

Roger Walker

Roger is a Partner with Partis Solutions. He provides direct support to board execs and corporate development teams from some of the largest gaming industry operators and investors. Roger and his team have delivered practical advice throughout a wide range of gaming industry transactions, such as M&A and JV’s. Roger’s clients range from £multi-billion, publicly-listed operators and B2B suppliers; investment banks; private equity / venture capital houses through to smaller privately-owned firms and early stage entrepreneurial start-ups. In addition to advising on a broad range of gaming industry transactions, Roger’s team are also retained by a number of clients to manage their international growth and expansion – including entry into new markets.

Roger previously led the global gaming practice for Crowe Horwath, the world’s 7th largest advisory, consulting and technology network with 35,000 employees in 130 countries. He is a widely-connected leader with a record of identifying and developing sustainable growth strategies, covering a variety of deal-making, M&A and international expansion scenarios. Before entering the gaming industry, Roger was Chief Operating Officer for a leading investment bank and Chief of Staff of its global restructuring unit. Roger is also the founding partner of Carbon Black – a boutique provider of advisory services into the gaming & payments industries.

About Partis Solutions:

Partis Solutions are the advisory & consulting arm of The Conexus Group. The Conexus Group consists of specialist sister firms – including Pentasia and iGaming Academy – which support the strategic growth and corporate development of clients across the gaming industry. Established over 15 years ago, and with over 150 staff and 50 consultants in 6 continents, the group offer a ‘boots on the ground’ presence in every region, providing access to local market intelligence and deep local specialism. The group has built up significant know-how all gaming industry verticals and territories, with particular expertise in emerging markets.

Partis Solutions use this global intelligence network to help clients quickly spot and capitalise upon commercial opportunities. Partis’ advisory and consulting divisions are specifically designed to support clients’ growth and expansion – either through corporate development, through new market entry or through performance improvement.

Partis Solutions work in tandem with private equity firms, investment banks and leading global professional services firms. Our advisory business acts predominantly on the buy-side and provides our clients with highly-specialised, industry-specific services throughout the end-to-end process of a typical gaming M&A deal. For example, we help clients with:

  • Specialist support to M&A strategy & targeting
  • A unique deal origination service, capable of sourcing and analysing global opportunities including M&A, JV, brand-licensing and white-labelling deals
  • Discreet target screening capabilities
  • Corporate intelligence
  • Specialist industry-specific due diligence
  • Post-merger integration services
  • Synergy capture & performance improvement/value creation services.Partis Solutions
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