Investec strengthens team with new hire

Investec has appointed Tim Howson to its corporate lending business. Howson joins the specialist corporate capital team, led by Callum Bell.

PRESS RELEASE

Investec Specialist Bank (“Investec”) today announces the appointment of Tim Howson to its Corporate Lending business. Tim joins the Specialist Corporate Capital team, headed by Callum Bell, which originates, structures and arranges finance for transactions by financial sponsors and corporate clients with an enterprise value of between £100 million and £500 million.

Tim joins Investec from Jefferies & Co, where he was Senior Vice President in the Leveraged Finance team. Tim was responsible for the origination and execution of leveraged loan and high yield bond financings to support financial sponsors and corporate acquisitions. As part of this role, Tim also worked on refinancing transactions across Western Europe, CEE and MENA. Prior to this, Tim worked in the Leveraged Finance team at UBS Investment Bank and the mid-market Leveraged Finance team at Barclays, both based in London.

Callum Bell of Investec, said: “Tim’s appointment reflects our continued strategy of supporting corporate clients and financial sponsors in the mid-market. His origination and lending experience will support the team’s growth ambitions and reiterates our commitment to offering financing solutions to our clients to support their growth.”

Tim Howson, said “I am excited to be joining Investec at this time and working in an ambitious, fast developing team focused on building long term relationships with corporates and financial sponsors, delivering financial solutions that help to add value for our clients.”

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For further information please contact:

Investec Specialist Bank
Callum Bell 020 7597 4216

Newgate Communications
Jason Nisse/Andrew Jones 020 7680 6550

NOTES TO EDITORS:

Investec Specialist Corporate Capital

Investec Specialist Corporate Capital is part of Investec Specialist Bank. Its primary focus is to originate, structure and provide capital solutions to mid-market companies based in the UK or Eurozone with an EBITDA of over £15 million. They provide funding for leverage buyouts, refinances, public to privates, underwrite/bridge facilities and corporate growth or restructurings and can help with cash flow-based facilities across the capital structure.

Investec Specialist Bank

Investec is a specialist bank that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets: the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia, as well as certain other countries.

This press release is issued on behalf of Investec Bank plc. Registered address: 2 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7QP. (Reg No. 489604). Investec Specialist Bank is a brand name of Investec Bank plc, which is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

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