Meet The Team
Thomas is the CEO of FE International. He is a serial business entrepreneur and M&A expert, having built the industry-leading firm in the $1-100M global technology sector. With experience dating back to the early 2000s, Smale offers invaluable technical, diligence and negotiation advice to early-stage and seasoned business owners alike, which has resulted in over 850 successful exits. Smale can be regularly found speaking at industry events where he enjoys meeting like-minded entrepreneurs and investors.
Ismael is the Executive Chairman of FE International, the market leader in the sale of SaaS, E-commerce and Content businesses. Over the past decade Wrixen has overseen 850+ successful acquisitions totaling more than half a billion dollars in value. Wrixen is also a member of the Forbes Finance Council. Wrixen’s previous background was in large-cap M&A investment banking, where he executed several high-profile public deals, namely in the Technology sector.
Kristel is Director of People and Head of EMEA Operations. At FE International, Kristel handles the entire recruitment process: from headhunting and recruitment to onboarding.
She monitors employee relations across all locations, manages the London Office and leads HR administration across all locations.
Mergers & Acquisitions - Department Leader
Kevin Oh, CFA
Kevin is the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at FE International. Kevin brings years of experience in institutional asset management with J.P. Morgan. At FE International, Kevin has advised on hundreds of millions in deals and his team enjoys the #1 ranked position globally for small and mid-cap technology M&A. Kevin enjoys spending time at conferences, as well as educating potential investors on industry trends.
Marketing - Department Leader
Lindsay is the Vice President of Marketing at FE International. In her role, she leads marketing strategy and implementation, including content development, channel placement, promotions and client identification. She brings over 15 years of international marketing and communications leadership, most recently having supported the accounting and finance profession. Lindsay has graduate degrees in accounting and international relations, and undergraduate degrees in journalism and government.