Aldermore has recruited a team of seasoned
financial professionals to develop a structured finance offering
for UK SMEs.
The line-up is led by Ian Flaxman, with
support from Simon Maddocks and Peter Raybould.
Flaxman, appointed head of structured finance,
joined the growing UK bank from Credit Agricole Commercial Finance,
where he was strategic director. Previously he worked for National
Australia bank, where he headed invoice finance for the Clydesdale
and Yorkshire brands.
Simon Maddocks joins Aldermore from Barclays
Corporate Finance, where he was a director within sales
Peter Raybould joins Aldermore with more than
19 years experience within the corporate finance market, having
previously worked for specialist business recovery firm FRP
Flaxman said the structured finance team would
be developing an integrated asset-based lending solution for
“There is no doubt that British firms are
finding it increasingly difficult to secure finance with a single
funding partner which will enable them to leverage the value of
their balance sheets,” he added.
Ian Wilkins, group managing director of
commercial finance at Aldermore, said: “The structured finance team
will play a strategically important role in enabling Aldermore to
deliver an end-to-end finance proposition for British businesses. I
have no doubt that the team’s extensive experience will enable them
make a significant impact and I wish them every success for the