October 31, 2022

Letter from Dean

Wow! Number 2 on the Powerful Media and JP Morgan Powerlist, recognising the UK’s most powerful and influential black people!

Its surreal to me to be in such company on such a list, let alone number 2. I cannot tell you how proud and honoured I am.

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October 27, 2022

FFG Chairman Dean Forbes named second most influential Black person in Britain by The Powerlist 2023

Forbes Family Group is excited to share the news that our Chairman Dean Forbes, has today been listed as no.2 on The Powerlist 2023, published by Powerful Media in partnership with J.P Morgan.

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October 10, 2022

Tech Leader and Community Philanthropist, Dean Forbes receives Baobab Award for Business at Best of Africa Awards 2022

Dean Forbes, CEO, Forterro and Chairman of Forbes Family Group received the prestigious Baobab award: Business - at this years’ Best of Africa Awards alongside ex footballer Patrick Viera and award winning musician and actor Kano.

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June 21, 2022

FFG Chairman, Dean Forbes becomes an official Partner at specialist investment firm, Corten Capital

Corten Capital currently manages a sizeable fund, that is used to to acquire and build market-leading, technology-driven B2B services, information and software companies across Europe and North America.

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March 1, 2022

FFG Chairman, Dean Forbes, seals another Unicorn deal!

In what has been a tremendous turnaround, in just 12 months, our FFG Chairman, Dean Forbes, CEO of Forterro, European ERP Software and Services provider, has announced another landmark deal.  Today, Partners Group, a leading global private markets’ firm has acquired Forterro in a transaction at a value of €1 billion.

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December 18, 2021

The Forbes Family Group was thrilled to sponsor the world premiere of a new Netflix film.

The story zooms in on the lifestyle of an out-and-out racist, reminding us that such things do exist and are a problem in our community. The director, Fredi Nwaka, has managed to combine humour with the severity a serious, societal problem, in an incredibly charming and engaging way. Vannessa Feltz and Ben Ofoedu were our excellent hosts for the event, director Fredi choosing them because "they embody love, unity, and have punched racism in the face," as he put it.

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November 2, 2021

Forbes Family Group are delighted to welcome Dave McQueen to the team as an Advisor

David McQueen is passionate about developing leaders. A family man first, he is the husband of one, father of two and friend of many. He has founded and cofounded successful businesses including Q Squared Ltd, Black Founders Hub Ltd and Evermoor Ltd and sits as a non-exec Director on the advisory board of several companies offering support on leadership and financial competence.

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October 15, 2021

For the 2nd consecutive year, our Chairman, Dean Forbes is named on JP Morgan and Powerful Media’s #powerlist2022 as one of Britain’s 100 most influential Black people

As CEO of Forbes Family Group, it is my immense honour to share the news that our founder and chairman, Dean Forbes, has been named on The Powerlist 2021, as one the most influential Black people in the UK, for a second consecutive year.

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October 14, 2021

Transformational tech leader & Forbes Family Group Founder, Dean Forbes named as one of Britain’s most influential black people in the new Powerlist

CEO of Forterro named alongside Marcus Rashford, Sir Lenny Henry and Dame Sharon White in the list of the UK’s most powerful people of African, African Caribbean and African American heritage. Tech leader Dean Forbes has today been named as one of the UK’s most influential black people in The Powerlist 2022.

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