Gambling.com appoints former sell sider to lead IR

Jul 15, 2022
Peter McGough joins online gambling firm from Viridian Capital Advisors

Nasdaq-listed Gambling.com – a company that owns and operates more than 50 websites covering various aspects of the online gambling industry, including sports betting and the fantasy sports industry – has named Peter McGough as its new vice president of IR.

McGough joins the firm from Viridian Capital Advisors, where he most recently served in an institutional sales role and brings more than 25 years of sell-side experience to Gambling.com.

Peter McGough, Gambling.com
Peter McGough,
Gambling.com

‘Pete brings a wealth of experience and a fantastic network from his decades of experience in the New York finance community,’ says Charles Gillespie, CEO of Gambling.com Group, in a statement welcoming McGough to the company. ‘Having such a talented individual working inside the business, full-time and at the vice president level will ensure we deliver a best-in-class investor relations program,’

In his role at Viridian Capital Advisors, McGough brought private equity funds, institutional investors, high-net-worth individuals and family offices together with key clients in the emerging technology, cannabis and healthcare sectors. Prior to his time at Viridian, McGough led the North American corporate access team at Credit Suisse and the sector specialist sales team at JPMorgan. At both banks, McGough’s responsibilities included partnering and advising on IR strategy with corporate entities.

McGough, who holds a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in banking, corporate, finance and securities law from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, says ‘the team, the culture and the market opportunity the company offers is unmatched.

‘I look forward to leveraging my background in capital markets and investor engagement to rapidly accelerate the investment community’s appreciation of the talent within Gambling.com Group and the growth opportunity in front of this organization.’

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