Nicholas D Morant, Managing Director, Cormorant Partners LLP, is Board Adviser on strategy to McLaren Capital.

Nick founded and is Managing Partner of Cormorant (  He has extensive experience as both merchant / investment banker and also as an active technology entrepreneur and principal investor.  Since 1998, Nick has acted as Chairman / Director / Adviser for a number of fast growing ambitious companies, both public and private.  His particular expertise is in Fintech, Media, Mobility, SaaS and in deploying disruptive technologies.  Nick has a proven track record in growing businesses both organically and by acquisition and also of successful exits. He has extensive cross border experience:  UK / Europe, Asia and North America, particularly in Media and Technology. 

He was Founder and Chairman of which, by the time of its trade sale to Paypoint plc, had 1.6 million registered users and was executing 900,000 transactions a month.

After service as an officer in the British Army he graduated with a 2:1 (Hons) from Bristol University, a postgraduate diploma in law from City University, London and qualified as a barrister.