Crispin Payne

Chief Transactions and Operating Officer

Crispin is responsible for leading internal operations and for providing advice on private markets transactions at Time Partners. His focus is on leading a collaborative team with strong, efficient processes to support the growth of Time Partners, and supporting the client advisory teams with advice on private equity structures.

After an early advisory career with Hambros Bank and The Kalchas Group, Crispin became a private equity investor with Dresdner Kleinwort Capital in the European Technology Team, before joining Coller Capital in 2002. After six years in the Coller Investment Team focussing on complex GP-led portfolio transactions and supporting the raising of Coller’s fifth fund, CIP V, Crispin became a Risk Partner in 2009. In this role, he not only played a lead role in diligencing and pricing the firm’s investments, but was also responsible for developing Coller’s investment processes, systems and methodologies. In 2017, Crispin joined Displaydata, an early leader in the market for electronic shelf labels in Europe and the United States, where was responsible for raising equity finance and leading business process development.