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Corporate Finance

The team combines individuals with extensive investment banking experience, gained across a wide range of sectors and transaction types.

 
Bruce Fraser Director

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Bruce joined SP Angel in December 2009. He has over 20 years of experience as an investment banker and advisor with significant origination and execution experience in loan markets, securitization, structured finance, private equity, corporate and debt restructuring and proprietary investment. He has worked across the EMEA region, USA, Australia and Asia. Previous employment includes senior management roles at Mizuho Corporate Bank, Banque Brussels Lambert and State Bank of NSW. Bruce holds an MSc Finance from London Business School.

 
Stuart Gledhill Director

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Stuart has a decade of experience in advising both UK and international companies from FTSE250 to small AIM businesses and across a variety of sectors in their dealings in the UK equity capital markets. Stuart started his career at BDO Stoy Hayward, latterly in their Corporate Finance department, where he achieved his ACA. Stuart then joined Panmure Gordon & Co plc where he spent six years in the corporate finance team becoming a Qualified Executive for the provision of advice to AIM traded companies. In 2011 Stuart joined Fairfax I.S. PLC ahead of the team move to SP Angel in 2012. During his career Stuart has worked on numerous transactions including IPOs (AIM, Main Market and international dual listings), Secondary fundraisings, M&A (public, private and public to private) and a variety of corporate restructurings.

 
Richard Hail Oil & Gas Adviser

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Richard is an Oil and Gas industry specialist with extensive international experience of financial advisory, M&A advisory, Oil & Gas asset acquisition and divestiture, valuation and equity capital markets in relation to the Oil & Gas sector. He has worked in O&G teams at SG Warburg, Flemings, JP Morgan and ABN Amro where he gained broad experience in UK, Australian, Canadian and Asian markets. Richard has also led the start-up of a number of O&G investment banking advisory boutiques. He graduated in Chemical Engineering and worked in Industry as a Petroleum Engineer prior to completing an MBA and specialising in Investment Banking / O&G advisory.

 
Laura Harrison Director

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Laura has worked in corporate finance for over ten years. Prior to joining SP Angel, Laura worked in the corporate finance team at Fairfax I.S. PLC and the smaller companies team at Collins Stewart Europe Limited (now Canaccord Genuity Limited). She plays an active role in advising corporate clients and has worked on numerous transactions including IPOs (AIM and Standard Listing), secondary fundraisings and reverse takeovers. Laura has a degree in Chemistry from King’s College London.

 
Jeff Keating Director

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Jeff has over 30 years' corporate finance experience in both the public and private markets advising on IPOs, secondary fundraisings, M&A and private equity transactions, and providing guidance to growing companies. Jeff has previously worked at Singer Capital Markets (as joint head of corporate finance), Landsbanki Securities / Teather & Greenwood (including roles as joint head and head of corporate finance), and at Smith & Williamson where he was a corporate finance partner for twelve years. He has a degree in Banking and Finance and qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Whinney. Jeff has undertaken expert witness work in relation to AIM and is currently a member of the London Stock Exchange's AIM Advisory Group.

 
Lindsay Mair Director

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Lindsay has 30 years’ corporate finance experience in public markets advising on IPOs, secondary fundraisings, takeovers and private company acquisitions and disposals, as well as providing ongoing advice to growing companies. He has been a QE on the AIM market for over 12 years. He has previously worked at Sanlam Securities, Astaire Securities (as managing director and head of corporate finance), Daniel Stewart (as head of corporate finance) and Citicorp. He has a degree in Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with Touche Ross (now Deloitte).

 
Richard Morrison Director

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Richard has nearly 20 years of investment banking experience, in asset management, corporate finance and equity capital markets. He has experience in advising British and international companies with operations in Europe, Africa, America and the Far East. Richard previously worked for Westhouse Securities and RFC Ambrian (where he specialised in the natural resources sector) having commenced his career at Morgan Grenfell. Richard graduated from the University of Warwick with a Masters in International Political Economy and holds a Diploma in Corporate Finance from the ICAEW.

 
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Caroline Rowe Associate

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Caroline joined SP Angel in January 2016 as an Executive in the Corporate Finance department. Prior to this, Caroline spent three years at Ernst & Young, as an auditor in the Financial Services sector, where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Caroline holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Warwick.

 
John Sleeman Senior Adviser

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John has nearly 40 years of investment banking experience with extensive experience of equity capital markets, M&A and debt. John was a director of Samuel Montagu and Managing Director, Head of the International Team, Corporate Finance and Advisory at HSBC Investment Bank, responsible for HSBC's Investment Banking business in Russia, central and eastern Europe, north and sub-Saharan Africa, Greece, India, Israel, Malta, the Middle East and Turkey. John has served as a board director of Power Machines and Open Investments, and is currently Chairman of PV Crystalox Solar and non-executive director of Unitech Corporate Parks Plc. John is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Banker.

 
Soltan Tagiev Associate

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Soltan joined SP Angel in January 2016 as an Executive in the Corporate Finance department. Prior to this, Soltan spent a year as an analyst at London Bridge Capital, an infrastructure focused corporate finance firm. Before this, he also interned at UBS and N+1 Singer. Soltan holds an MSc in Finance from the University of Warwick and a BSc in Economics from the University of Essex. Soltan is currently studying towards the CFA qualification.

 
Aleksey Tsukanov Debt Restructuring & Workout

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Aleksey is a restructuring and workout specialist with 15 years’ experience of capital recovery in Europe, Russia & the CIS. His experience spans more than 30 distressed projects in the real estate, food processing, power generation, metals & mining, petrochemicals, shipping and aviation industries. Aleksey has also served as a board director of UK and Dutch companies. Prior to working with SP Angel, he was employed by Resolution Capital Management (a distressed asset specialist) and previously worked at Barclays Capital, Standard Bank, EBRD and a private investment firm. Aleksey holds an MBA from Manchester Business School, Ms in International Economic Relations from Kiev Institute of International Relations and Ms in Civil Engineering from Kiev University of Building and Architecture.