Colin is funding specialist in our Business Funding team and is a fully qualified Chartered Banker and Green Finance Certificate holder. He joined Shaw & Co in 2018 having built his corporate finance career over 30 years in companies including Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group and Handelsbanken. He's arranged facilities in excess of £250m in over 20 MBO transactions including small owner-managed businesses and listed corporates.
Colin is entrepreneurially focused and at Shaw & Co he provides funding advice to UK SME clients in a range of sectors including manufacturing & engineering, automotive and logistics, TMT and leisure, tourism and sport.
During the Covid pandemic, Colin and his colleagues provided advice to over 700 clients needing CBILS funding. The funding Colin secures is typically used for corporate transactions including MBO’s, MBI’s, acquisitions and growth funding. His expertise also extends to assisting top tier banks in providing gap capital for their clients when their own credit appetite is restricted.
When Colin's away from the office, he likes to entertain his two grown children and relaxes by enjoying a round of golf or watching sport.