Boutique asset based lending specialist BREAL Zeta CF has appointed Jamie O'Neill to the role of regional business development Director for London and the South East. This is in direct response to growing demand from corporate financial advisors and private equity sponsors for the rapid delivery of bespoke, flexible funding for growth, acquisitions, change and turnaround opportunities.
Jamie O'Neill has enjoyed a successful 10-year career in asset based lending, working in partnership with investors, CEOs and entrepreneurs to support their businesses through transition and growth. He has spent the last 8 years in business development roles and has structured facilities for start-ups through to PLCs. Jamie started his career on the ‘Fast Track Program’ at the Royal Bank of Scotland, which covered all aspects of the business from relationship management, audit and survey, risk and new business. Following three years in new business development at RBS, Jamie moved to Aldermore Bank and latterly ABN AMRO before joining BREAL Zeta. He has an applied diploma in corporate banking from the London Institute of Banking and Finance.
Jamie O'Neill, regional business development director, BREAL Zeta, said: “Joining BREAL Zeta is an exciting opportunity. The team consists of very experienced industry leaders with a shared customer service ethos, who are real technical specialists in deal delivery, always looking to create the optimal structure for every deal, working to tight timeframes and removing execution risk from transactions. I look forward to applying my experience to help more businesses access the level of funding they need to realise their ambitions.”
Russell Gilling, managing director, BREAL Zeta added: “I am delighted to welcome Jamie as a great addition to our team. Jamie’s market knowledge and experience gained throughout his ABL career not only complements and strengthens our team but also helps us to capitalise on the increasing number and variety of opportunities that we are seeing in the region to support advisers and their clients in achieving their strategic objectives.”