Ben has over 20 years’ experience in the mid – market cross border asset-based lending and leverage finance banking sector with a vast range of complex structured finance experience gained at GE Capital, Fortis Bank and BNP Paribas lending to a range of corporates in the buy out and accelerated M&A space across a variety of Pan European and transatlantic jurisdictions.
Based in London and having also spent time in New York and Frankfurt he is well – grounded in the banking and commercial lending market and has worked on a variety of private equity – led transactions, financial restructurings, acquisitions, client -led management buyouts as well as refinancing several large international corporates across a wide range of sectors.
He has built up an enviable number of contacts and stakeholders in the deal making community, which span independent asset-based lenders, investment banks, specialist advisory firms, boutique corporate finance houses, family offices and private equity firms, which continue to reciprocate business and participate in sharing risk.
With his additional Africa – focused corporate finance advisory and structuring experience on the continent his skill set is regularly sought to assist with trade focused Pan African transactions.
Ben is a keen sportsman and continues to play vets rugby.
He holds graduate and post graduate degrees from University College London.