Robert Pierce

Managing Director

Head of the London office with an extensive track record advising European tech businesses and tech-focused PE firms. Deep advisory, senior management, and investment experience.


Robert is a Managing Director at Bulger Partners since 2012 and leads the firm’s London office. He has 25 years of experience working with European tech companies and investors in technology helping define and implement growth, financing and exit strategies. His work spans strategic planning and analysis to M&A and financing execution, and he is passionate about helping growth tech companies achieve their potential.​

Robert’s focus areas in tech cover Enterprise Software Applications, Healthcare IT, Marketing Automation, IPTV, and tech enabled services. He has extensive senior leadership experience within large enterprises and investor experience with LDC, one of the UK’s most active growth capital firms. He has also held board positions in private and publicly traded companies.​

Prior to Bulger Partners, Robert’s experience includes leading the ECM and Advisory business for Lloyds Bank, as well as building and leading one of Europe’s prominent Software and Tech Services IB franchises for Robertson Stephens (acquired by BofA). He started his career as an M&A lawyer with Skadden, Arps in New York. ​

Robert holds an MBA from INSEAD and an LL.M in Corporate Law from the NYU School of Law.

CV Highlights

➢ Lloyds Bank – MD, Head of Equities and Advisory division
➢ Lloyd Development Capital (LDC) – Member of Investment Committee
➢ Robertson Stephens – Managing Director, Head of Software and Tech Services for Europe
➢ The Blackstone Group / Bank Indosuez J.V. – Principlal investing and advisory
➢ Skadden, Arps – M&A Lawyer
➢ NYU School of Law – LLM

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