The Team
  Robert L Hamburger
  Peter Spira

Malcolm Ablett

  John Wellhausen
  Evan Dockser

Jeremy Phipps

  Richard Angelotti
  Jane Foster
  Julie Anderson



The Team

Robert L Hamburger - Chairman and Chief Executive of AGI Corporate Finance Ltd. Bob has many years of experience in important M&A transactions in Europe and in the United States . Bob worked with Chase principally in Continental Europe and in the UK between 1971 and 1978, and then Goldman Sachs in London and New York between 1979 and 1988. During that time he was involved in many M&A deals including several transactions with a value in excess of £500 million. Bob then became Head of Corporate Finance for Smith Barney in Europe through which he had approximately 50 professionals working for him in the M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory areas. Bob is pleased and proud to be involved with the Prince's Trust in the United Kingdom and with the International Council for Capital Formation in Belgium .

Bob also serves on the boards of several corporations and was on the Board of the Virginia Bio Technology Research Park in the United States for a number of years. He is on the board of the Graduate School of Notre Dame University from where he graduated with a PhD in 1970. Bob is Chairman and CEO of H&M Partners Limited, an international investment company, which he founded in 1991. In addition, Bob founded AGI in 1997 and has been instrumental in its development into a transatlantic corporate finance house.

Peter Spira - Chairman of Advisory Board. Peter graduated from Kings College , Cambridge in 1953 with an Honours degree in Classics and Law. Peter is one of Europe's most respected bankers having served as Vice Chairman of three of the world's most prestigious investment banks: SG Warburgs, Goldman Sachs International Corporation and County Natwest.  Peter has been on the boards of several leading European companies including Sotheby's and Société Générale de Surveillance. Peter is a registered representative of AGI and works with the firm on an "ad hoc" basis. Peter lives in London and is married with 6 children.

Malcolm Ablett - Director of Property / Real Estate Interests. Between 1976 -1998 Malcolm worked at Hanson plc principally as the director responsible for property. During that period, Malcolm worked on every UK and many US acquisitions made by the Group and ran the property division for 15 years. In 1998, as part of its de-merger exercise, Hanson disposed of its surplus property assets to the O+H Group to which Malcolm subsequently became CEO. Over the following 5 years, the company's asset base increased tenfold to £1bn. In 2003, Malcolm joined AGI to develop property related transactions and opportunities.

John Wellhausen - Consultant (US). John has been the Vice President of Finance for American Neuroscience Investments, LLC since May, 2007.  Also effective May, 2007, John joined AGI Corporate Finance Limited (London), as a United States health care consultant.  He served as CEO of United Medical Imaging, LLC, a privately held outpatient imaging company, from 2003 until early 2007.  From 1983 to 2003, John served in a variety of financial capacities with the Marmon Group of Companies, spending his last eight years as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MarCap Corporation.  MarCap Corporation was a medical equipment lessor and investment company.  Since 2003, John has also acted as an independent investor in specific capital intensive medical situations. In August 2006, John joined the board of directors with RELM Wireless Corporation and currently serves as the Audit Committee Chairman.  He received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago in 1993.  He is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and a registered CPA in the state of Illinois.  John is also an investor and business manager for a number of medical ventures.

Evan Dockser - Consultant (US).  Evan has been in the real estate and finance sector for his entire career, beginning his career in the family business.  Most recently he has been a Principle of DreSam Advisor, LLC and Hotel B Investors where he has advised clients active in real estate development, acquisitions and management, with target asset classes including residential, hospitality and commercial in debt and equity.  The firm has examined investment opportunities for clients in hospitality, residential and Low Income Tax Credits as well as sourced debt and equity.  Evan has previously been MD of Wall Street Realty Capital, VP of Friedman Billings Ramsey (a NYSE Company) and VP Doral Division at MeriStar Hotels and Resort (a NYSE Company).  He has been involved in raising over $600M+, from both public and private sources.  Evan has specialised in the hospitality sector and has served as CIO for Legends Golf & Sands Resort, a company which owned and operated 9 signature designed golf courses and over 1,500 condo and town home rental units.  While at Legends he completed a $50M+ recapitalization of the Company.

Jeremy Phipps ACA - COO Europe.  Jeremy graduated from Imperial College, London in 1985 and joined the London office of Touche Ross & Co.  He was made an equity partner of the firm, which later became Deloitte LLP, in 1997.  He had a broad range of international listed clients in the mining, shipping and manufacturing industries.  Although responsible for the regulatory work he oversaw on these clients, he was actively involved in all aspects of their corporate transactions, including IPO's, financing, due diligence M&A and forensic arbitrations.  In addition, he worked with a number of Private Equity firms advising on their acquisitions and disposals.  Jeremy is married with one son and lives and works in London.

Richard H Angelotti - Director (US).  Dick has been in the Legal and Financial worlds for 44 years.  A graduate of The University of Notre Dame and Loyola University School of Law, Dick started his career in the Legal Department of Continental Bank in Chicago and continued that career in private practice for 13 years, becoming the youngest partner in the 60-year history of Brown, Fox and Blumberg.  In 1983 Dick moved to Florida as Executive Vice-President and Director of Northern Trust Bank.  He later became President of Bank Boston-Florida with offices in Miami, Palm Beach, Sarasota and Jacksonville.  In 1993, Dick joined Paine Webber as Senior Vice President and Principal of Trust Services.  In 2002 he formed his own RIA and today is still Chairman-CEO of The Advisor Management Group.  Dick has been involved in asset management (approximately $500 million), real-estate syndication, tax planning, private equity and ESOP planning.  He engineered one of the largest ESOPs in the US during the 1990s.  He and his wife, Carol, live on Casey Key and enjoy frequent moments with their 2 children and 6 grandchildren.

Jane Foster - Director. Co-director and founding partner Jane heads up all research and administrative activity for AGI.

Julie Anderson - Head of Administration. Julie joined AGI as Head of Administration in April 2004 following her return from a diplomatic posting in New York.  Previous posts include 7 years with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before transferring to the City where she joined Goldman Sachs as PA to Bob in Investment Banking.  Between accompanying her husband on diplomatic postings to Moscow, Geneva and New York, Julie has also worked for Bob as Deputy Head of Administration at Smith Barney as well as assisting Bob in the establishment of H&M Partners Limited in 1992. 


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