Nick Evans

Managing Partner

Active Partners

Joined: 2007

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Nick joined the partnership in 2007. He led our investment in Evans Cycles where he was Chairman until the business was sold in 2015. He is Chairman of Rapha Racing, where he has been an investor since 2006, and was Chairman of Leon Restaurants between 2008-2016, where he remains a Non-Executive Director. He is Non-Executive Director at Context, Finisterre, Honest Burgers, The Fold and TravelLocal. Prior to joining Active, Nick was the CEO at MW Group in London (a group consisting of Mappin & Webb, Watches of Switzerland and TM Sutton) which he successfully returned to profitability and sold. He was the UK Managing Partner for Mitiska NV, where he led investments in Brantano UK, AS Adventure and Cotswold Outdoor. He was also a Partner at Net Fund Europe, a £70m private equity fund established by Mitiska. Nick started his career at Bain and Company in London, Hong Kong, San Francisco and Paris.


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