Thomas Horrigan

Thomas joined Hollyport in 2020 and is an Associate in the investment team in London. His role covers all aspects of the investment appraisal process; valuing businesses, modelling financials and performing due diligence on private equity managers to form the investment thesis. Since joining Hollyport, Thomas has built relationships with fund managers and potential vendors to monitor fund performance and source potential opportunities.

Prior to joining Hollyport Thomas worked in the wealth and asset management team at Ernst & Young, focussing largely on private equity clients.

Thomas has a First Class Masters in Mathematics and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.  Outside of work, Thomas is a qualified snowboard instructor and a PADI Divemaster.

Billy Bott

Billy joined Hollyport in 2020 as an Investment Associate in the New York office. His role focusses on the appraisal of potential acquisitions of private equity funds and portfolio companies; modelling funds and formulating the investment thesis, and supporting the legal and transfer process once a deal is signed. Billy regularly speaks with fund managers and potential vendors to monitor fund performance and source business.

Billy previously worked as a Senior Associate in transaction advisory services, where he provided both sell-side and buy-side financial due diligence for middle market transactions for private equity clients.

Billy graduated from St John’s University with a BSc and a Masters degree in Accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. In his free time, Billy likes to play golf or cheer on the St. John’s Red Storm at Madison Square Garden.

James Wang

James joined Hollyport in 2019 as an Associate in the investment team in London.  His role includes developing, modelling, and formulating the investment thesis for potential transactions, and supporting with the legals and transfer processes for successful deals. He reaches out to fund managers and potential vendors to source business and build relationships.

Prior to joining Hollyport, James started his career in the audit and assurance department at Ernst & Young where he obtained his Chartered Accountant qualification. He has a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Warwick and a Master of Finance from University of Cambridge. He also speaks Mandarin.

James was born in China but has lived in the UK since he was nine. In his free time, he enjoys trekking and climbing, and trying new recipes in the kitchen. He also loves being a parent and spending time with his young daughter.

Arthur Wong

Arthur joined Hollyport in 2019, and is a Senior Associate in the London investment team where he is responsible for originating and evaluating LP and GP-led transactions. This role involves all aspects of the investment appraisal process, from modelling the transaction to legal support and the transfer process, managing the project team and workflow. In his time at Hollyport, Arthur has developed his negotiation skills and continues to build strong relationships with market participants.

Arthur began his career as a management consultant in PwC, where he performed fair value assessments on private companies and assets across Europe, US and Asia and advised private equity and corporate clients on transaction prices.

Arthur studied at the University of Cambridge and has achieved his ICAEW Chartered Accountant qualification (ACA). He speaks Cantonese and Mandarin. Outside of the office, you’ll often find Arthur on the tennis court.