Stuart Joined Spectrum in March 2020 as Associate Director in the Debt Advisory team, operating across both the Reading and London offices.
Stuart is an experienced corporate finance professional, who has dedicated much of his career to operating in the Leveraged Finance space, supporting both PE and Corporate clients from a broad range of sectors with their M&A, recapitalisation and refinancing activities, both in the UK and internationally.
Stuart started his career at CIT Bank in 2012 where he was an Associate in the Leverage Finance team performing both origination and portfolio management duties for UK and pan-European large cap and mid-market transactions.
In 2015 Stuart joined Lloyds Bank providing the opportunity to broaden his skillset across the breadth of Lloyds Bank’s Capital Markets business, including Debt Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance, Risk Management Solutions and Loan Markets.
Stuart moved into the Strategic Debt Finance division at Lloyds in 2016, focusing on originating, structuring and executing PE backed and complex corporate leveraged transactions. Prior to joining Spectrum, Stuart specialised in serving the UK&I mid market completing over 25 transactions for businesses in sectors including Healthcare, Technology, Education, Business Services, Retail, Travel & Leisure, Food & Drink, Manufacturing and Financial Services.
At Spectrum Stuart works closely with Ian Milne and Simon Sherliker on all areas of Debt Advisory projects to structure and deliver debt packages for Private Equity and Corporate clients.
Out of working hours Stuart enjoys golf, squash and following the attempts of Leeds United to return to the top-flight, as well as spending time with his friends and family.
WINNER - SIMON DAVIES - CORPORATE FINANCE ADVISOR OF THE YEAR
WINNER - IAN MILNE - DEALMAKER OF THE YEAR
WINNER - DEAL OF THE YEAR
WINNER - PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR
FINALIST - UK CORPORATE FINANCE HOUSE OF THE YEAR