EY hires ex-LDC director for PE team

Paul Reading will lead EY’s private equity sector of its operational transactions services.

EY, a global professional services firm, has hired Paul Reading to lead the private equity sector within its operational transactions services department.

Reading will work with the EY’s mid-market private equity clients and focus on growing the firm’s presence in the market. He has experience of M&A consulting, PE investments and senior management.

Reading joins EY from Antler, an online retailer where he was CFO. He was investment director at Lloyds Development Capital from 2009-13, where he specialized in private equity investments (management buy-out and growth capital transactions) in the media and technology sectors.