Arkwright London
Corporate Finance


16 Old Queen Street
London SW1H 9HP
United Kingdom

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Who we are

Arkwright London was founded on the idea of building a best-in-class corporate finance advisory boutique. By combining unique industry expertise with extensive deal making and transactional experience, the team focuses on corporate debt restructuring, M&A and strategic advisory. Advising publicly listed companies, private companies, owners, and creditors.

The advisory team, led by Harald L. Thorstein, draws on unique experience from management consulting, investment banking, managing capital in public and private markets, chairman and director of public and private companies. The combination of buy-side and sell-side experience ensures we are providing our clients with holistic solutions and advice based on an in-depth understanding of all stakeholders. Arkwright London has an extensive network of industrial and financial institutions and individuals, which is crucial in the process providing trusted advice.

What we do

Capital Markets
Strategic advice
Active ownership

Capital Markets

The Arkwright London Team has a combined experience of 30 years from a broad range of capital markets transactions and an unrivaled ability to advise clients from start to finish.

Compared to traditional investment banks, Arkwright London typically gets involved at an earlier stage in a potential capital market transaction, and seek to work with investment banks to manage the actual capital raise.

Unique approach to Capital Markets activities:

  • Extensive capital markets experience
  • Tailor-made solutions

  • Hands-on and collaborative project model

  • Unbiased approach

Strategic Advice

Arkwright London has experience from advising multiple companies through complex debt restructurings, M&A and strategic decision-making processes.

Through our extensive first-hand experience we have the ability to understand the most pressing issues our clients face and work can work collaborate on finding the best possible solution.

Arkwright’s key competencies:

  • Capital Structure
  • Financing

  • Spin-offs

  • Acquisitions

  • Joint Ventures


Arkwright London have led several complex restructurings. The Team’s role is to develop a good and robust restructuring solution and “broker” a deal in an efficient manner.

Arkwright London’s active approach differs from traditional restructuring dynamics. We immediately cut down on bureaucracy by establishing direct contact with banks, creditors, legal advisors and key bondholders, and are able to achieve a better result in a more efficiently manner.

Active Ownership

By being fully owned by the Partners, Arkwright London is able to take equity stakes and board roles to work side-by-side with client, in cases where this is a preferred solution.

The Partners have substantial experience as an owner and board member of some of the most important companies in the energy and shipping industry, and can utilize their extensive network and knowledge to create value for shareholders.

Current Openings

We're always looking for good people! If you don't see an opening that matches your interest and skills, simply drop us an email.

Meet our team

Harald L. Thorstein

Managing Partner

Knut Borsheim


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