Speaker

 

Rupert Robson
Rupert
Robson
CEO
Torch Partners

Mr. Robson is the Founder and CEO of Torch Partners. Torch is a leading specialist internet and technology adviser, with offices in Europe and the US.

Torch has advised on many significant transactions across the broader internet and technology sector and has a long and successful track record in datacentres and hosting. Torch was instrumental in the creation of TelecityGroup, acting on 14 transactions over a 10 year period. Torch has also advised on multiple other transactions including the acquisition of Teraco by Permira, the acquisition of Pulsant by Oak Hill, the sale of UK2, and capital raising transactions for TransIP and One.com.

Mr. Robson graduated with a BA and an MA (First Class) from Cambridge University. Mr. Robson has a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.