Dominic Wallis is a co-founder of Stephens Europe and a Managing Director in the Media group with responsibility for media, education, gaming and professional services in Europe. Prior to joining Stephens in April 2014 he was at Hawkpoint Partners, where he was a Director, Rothschild and Barings. He has over 17 years of investment banking experience, advising corporates and private equity investors on disposals, acquisitions, public offers, management buyouts, capital raisings and IPOs, as well as providing general strategic advice. He has advised across a range of sub-sectors, including: B2B information and data; children’s IP; classified advertising; consumer, educational and professional publishing; directories; exhibitions and tradeshows; legal and accounting services; marketing services; outdoor advertising; recorded music and music publishing; sports and film rights; television (channels and broadcasting); training (vocational and corporate); and video games, for clients including the BBC, Berlitz, Celtel, Channel 4, CrossKnowledge, DMGT, EMI, the FA Premier League, Guardian Media Group, hibu, ITG, Macmillan, Primesight, RTÉ, Sparrowhawk Media, Take-Two Interactive, Telegraph Media Group and Top Right Group. He qualified as a barrister and has a BA in Law from Oxford University.