BREAL Zeta appoints Ross Clarke as Regional Business Development Director – London to drive expansion

20 Jul 2021

Asset-based lending specialist, BREAL Zeta, has appointed Ross Clarke to the position of Regional Business Development Director – London, the company announced today. BREAL Zeta offers structured ABL facilities up to a £150m hold level that provide working capital and corporate structuring solutions to mid-market businesses.

A Big 4 qualified Chartered Accountant, Ross Clarke was previously Vice President at a boutique advisor and brings a wealth of M&A, corporate finance and debt advisory experience to BREAL Zeta. Ross has completed his CFA level 2 and studied Physics at the University of St. Andrews.

Commenting on his new role, Ross said: “This is a very exciting opportunity to move into a principal lending role at BREAL Zeta. This is a young, fast-growing company with a strong track record and backing, a vastly experienced team and an appetite to deploy significant funds into transactions in the UK and Europe. I have found the culture at BREAL Zeta to be very collegiate, supportive, deal-focused and entrepreneurial. Having come from an advisory background myself, I am particularly looking forward to building relationships at the heart of London’s thriving M&A community.”

Robert Wakeford, Managing Director, UK Sales, added: “We are delighted that Ross is joining the team at BREAL Zeta. He comes to us with extensive advisory experience in structuring complex transactions with credit funds and banks. It is precisely this combination of diversity of experience, deal structuring capability, commercial appetite and dedicated adviser focus that distinguishes BREAL Zeta’s proposition in the market. Ross will play a vital role in building relationships with leading advisers as we push for further growth.”