About us

Clayton Ventures is a principal investor and independent M&A and corporate finance advisor to our specialist sectors

We work with a wide range of clients including young, cutting-edge start-ups, established market leaders, private investment and capital groups, venture capital and private equity houses and large global publicly-listed corporates

We act as a principal investor for our own and our UHNW clients’ funds and advise our clients on private placements, mergers, acquisitions, divestments and recapitalisations. Our global team is headquartered in London with offices in Dubai and Hong Kong to support our clients and partners in the Middle East and South East Asia. Our international capability makes us well positioned to help our clients with complex cross-border deals

Our ability to provide independent advice, deep understanding of the sectors we cover, extensive network and contacts across the ecosystem, exceptional deal execution track record and capacity to complement local presence with a global perspective make us an invaluable partner to our clients

Alistair Britton (Founder / Managing Director)

Alistair has been working in principal investment and corporate advisory for over 20 years, investing LP money and advising many well-known international corporations as well as private capital groups on transactions valued at over $4 billion. Alistair gained his financing and investment banking advisory experience at KPMG Corporate Finance in London and latterly with US boutique investment banking advisor ARC Associates. Prior to this, Alistair trained, qualified and practised as a solicitor at the international law firm Simmons & Simmons in London. Alistair’s vision for Clayton Ventures is deep sector knowledge, excellent contacts and superb service levels to ensure that clients’ and partners’ expectations are exceeded

Aman Singh (Analyst)

Aman has more than 7 years of investment banking advisory experience with key strengths in financial analysis and modelling, market analysis and preparation of investor decks. Aman is an engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management

C.L. Hew (Analyst)

A CFA Charter Holder, C.L. is a finance expert with 8 years of professional experience. C.L. has worked in investment banking, risk management and research. C.L.'s experience covers institutional and private client advisory

Mushraf Iqbal (Analyst)

A CFA (Level 2) with an MBA in Finance, Iqbal has 6 years experience of financial analysis and modelling. Iqbal's strengths include complex financial modelling and macros as well as valuation and accounting