Head of Debt Advisory Mark Taylor has joined the UK Board at Clearwater International. Mark has been with the business since 2012 when he joined as Partner and became International Head of Debt Advisory. Prior to this Mark worked for Ernst & Young, NatWest/RBS and Banco Santander, with over 20 years’ experience within corporate banking. Mark was listed in Mergermarket’s top 15 financial advisors both in 2016 and 2017.
Mark will be joining Clearwater International’s CEO Michael Reeves, UK Managing Partner Phil Burns and Partner Marcus Archer on the UK Board. In addition to the continued expansion of the Debt Advisory service, Mark’s role will include investing in the further development of the Partners and Directors across the UK business.
Clearwater continues to see a broadening of lenders across Europe that are offering a wider variety of debt products which can be tailored to meet business’ needs. This provides an increased range of options for borrowers to consider when looking to fund acquisitions, refinancing or undertaking change of ownership transactions.
In line with demand for debt focused advice, Clearwater International has invested in its Debt Advisory team which is now 20 strong across Europe. The team are advising on more deals than ever and Debt Advisory has become a more prominent and integral part of Clearwater’s service offering.
Mark Taylor, Partner and Head of Debt Advisory, Clearwater International commented: “I’m delighted to be joining the UK Board. We now have an established Debt Advisory team and given the continued movement within the debt markets, both within the UK and internationally, we are continuing to invest. Most importantly, our clients value the service we offer! Clearwater International has experienced huge success and I look forward to having greater involvement in its continued development.”
Michael Reeves, CEO, Clearwater International added: “Mark has done a great job in developing our Debt Advisory team and services. Debt is fundamental in our business growth strategy. We look forward to his contributing to the Board discussions and using his skillset to help develop the wider business. Congratulations Mark.”