Suros Capital appoints business development director
Luxury asset lender, Suros Capital, has appointed Edward Blackmore as business development director to lead its distribution strategy.
Edward comes from a sports finance background having specialised in structured and debt finance for professional football clubs and sports franchises. With 10 years’ experience in the sector, Edward has worked with clubs across Europe, creating bespoke finance facilities for clubs to enable them to construct stadiums, training grounds acquire stellar talent. Prior to OGC Capital, Edward led Back Talent, a leading sports private equity firm focussed upon sports real estate and academies. Edward has acted for and holds key relationships with club owners and CEOs of elite clubs across the EU.
Ray Palmer, director of Suros Capital, said, “We are delighted to welcome Edward to the Suros team. His experience of creating and managing bespoke finance facilities makes him uniquely qualified to amplify Suros Capital’s proposition based on securing finance against luxury assets to the widest range of potential customers and their representatives. Edward will bring a broader understanding of the ways in which our proposition can be leveraged and we look forward to seeing the impact he is going to make.”
Edward Blackmore commented, “ I am excited to be joining Suros Capital. I am sure that my previous experience will be invaluable in my new role steering Suros’ distribution strategy so that the company can grow and more clients can utilise our liquidity solutions both now and in the future.”