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Mark Corbidge

Managing Director

Sun European Partners, LLP

London, UK

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Mark Corbidge’s Biography

Mark Corbidge is CEO of Corbidge Capital Partners and Managing Director of Sun European Partners, where he leads the company’s investment strategies.

With a career spanning more than three decades in the financial sector, Mark has held and continues to hold, numerous board positions across a range of sectors, including Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the TMF Group, Norit NV (now Cabot Corporation), and Eurofibre.

Mark’s career began in banking with Rothschild, S.G Warburgs & Co. and Salomon Brothers (the latter two in Germany) before subsequently transitioning to Private Equity via the MBO of Umbro, the UK sportswear manufacturer. He later became CEO of the online sales arm of Umbro International. Mark moved on to join the private equity backers, Doughty Hanson & Co and then CPPIB in Toronto.

Mark returned to London to build the Industrials platform of TPG Europe LLP, where he held the position of Partner. During this time, Mark also offered his expertise in leadership and business expansion as a member of the Advisory Board at CriticalEye. Earlier in his career, Mark chaired the board at the United Soccer Leagues (USL) after serving as joint CEO of the legendary football club, Newcastle United where he led the listing on the Stock Exchange. At the same time, Mark also managed the mergers and acquisitions for NatWest Markets in the North and North East of the UK.

Currently, Mark is a volunteer member of the Finance Committee at The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NPCC). Mark is a driven dealmaker who enjoys a challenge.

Mark Corbidge’s Newsfeed

GP Profile: Sun European Partners

As Sun European Partners deploys its seventh-generation fund, Mark Corbidge, a managing director for the firm, speaks with Unquote reporter Katharine Hidalgo about its investment strategy and portfolio management techniques, and how it managed through the coronavirus crisis.

Private Equity News
How cultural differences can influence firms working globally

Mark Corbidge, Managing Director of Sun European Partners, outlines his guidelines for successful international dealmaking.

Mark Corbidge’s Background

Sun European Partners, LLP
Managing Director
Oct 2019 - Present
London, UK
Founded in 2004, Sun European Partners LLP is a private investment advisory firm.
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Corbidge Capital Consultants
Jul 1997 - Present
London, UK
Responsible for a variety of personal initiatives.
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Other Business Interests

Norit N.V
Chairman of Supervisory Board
Jun 2007 - Jan 2012
Amersfoort, NL
Founded in 1918, Norit NV (now Cabot Corporation) was a company that specialised in the manufacturing, research, development and sale of high-grade activated carbons.
Board Member
Jan 2007 - Jan 2012
Poincy, FR
Founded in 1959, KP1 is a leading French manufacturer of pre-stressed concrete building material.
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Previous Board Positions

Advisory Board Member
2003 - 2016
London, UK
Founded in 2003, Criticaleye is a company focused on leadership. The networking platform offers training and coaching for successful leadership teams.
Chairman of Supervisory Board
Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
Maarssen, NL
Established in 2002, Eurofiber has become a leading provider of digital infrastructure. Through the use of their own fiber optic network and data centres, they provide connectivity solutions to companies, non-profit organisations and government bodies.
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Member of Finance Committee (Voluntary)
Jan 2018 - Present
London, UK
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a non-profit organisation campaigning for the protection of children and the prevention of abuse across the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man.


0100 Conference Luxembourg | Corbidge Capital Consultants
Luxembourg, LU
Mark Corbidge, CEO of Corbidge Capital Consultants, is interviewed at the 0100 Conference in Luxembourg, where he comments on the state of the European private equity market.

Mark Corbidge’s Education

Neoma Reims Business School
DESEM, European Business Administration
1984 - 1986
Middlesex Business School
BA (Hons.) European Business Administration
1982 - 1984