Rick is funding specialist in our Debt Advisory Practice. He joined Shaw & Co in September 2019 having built his corporate finance career over 25 years in companies including Nokia, Royal Bank of Scotland, National Australia Bank and Lloyds Financial Markets. He’s advised on debt hedging instruments over £3bn+ in client debt portfolios and has arranged over £5bn+ in client foreign currency hedging transactions.
Rick is entrepreneurially focused and at Shaw & Co he provides funding advice to UK SME clients in a range of sectors including property & construction, wholesale & retail trade, financial services and healthcare & life sciences. During the Covid pandemic, Rick and his colleagues provided funding advice to over 700 clients needing CBILS support. The debt funding Rick secures is typically used for corporate transactions including financing MBO’s and MBI’s, acquisitions and growth funding.
When Rick’s away from the office, his partner and two children take up his time. Rick regularly plays tennis, coaches grass roots football and has a deep interest in how economics and cryptocurrency are changing the world we live in.