Edward King is the Co-Founding Partner and Co-CIO of Acies Investments, a venture capital firm focused on partnering with companies in the sports betting, iGaming, esports and sports technology industries.
Edward was formerly Managing Director and Global Head of Gaming investment banking at Morgan Stanley, where he spent over 20years. In this capacity Edward provided strategic and financial advice to clients on mergers & acquisitions and debt & equity capital raises in the public and private market across the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Latin Americas.
Edward was also a Founder and Co-CEO of Acies Acquisition Corp, a SPAC that completed its business combination in 2021 with Playstudios. Edward was formerly a Board Member of the American Gaming Association. Edward holds M.Phil, MA and BA degrees in economics from Cambridge University, England.