Merlin de R. Allan

Merlin Allan joined Eaton Square to continue his established career and passion for building and expanding businesses across SE Asia with an emphasis on strategic growth, M&A and capital raising.

He has over 30 years of growing businesses in SE Asia, North America and Europe. His sectorial focus includes IT Services, telecommunications, e-commerce and software development.

Immediately prior to joining Eaton Square, he was an executive Director at SMS Consulting, an ASX-listed IT Services company where he headed up Strategy and M&A. Within this role he completed and integrated 15 acquisitions across the IT sector.

His extensive M&A expertise encompasses the end-to-end transaction process from strategy development, market insights, deal origination, operational integration and synergy extraction across both private and public markets. This includes significant commercial involvement in leveraging the capital/debt markets.

Based in Sydney Australia, Merlin is a graduate of the University of West of England and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.