Former Relationship Director for major high street banks strengthens Maven team to support increase in demand for MEIF Debt Funds.
Maven Capital Partners one of the UK’s most active fund managers, has today announced it has further strengthened its East & South East Midlands team with the appointment of experienced banker Richard Brighty. Richard joins as Investment Manager, based in Maven’s Nottingham office, he will be responsible for identifying and backing new local businesses via the MEIF Debt Funds. Richard will also support existing portfolio companies across the East & South East Midlands with a particular focus in the Leicestershire area.
Richards brings over 16 years’ financial services experience to the role having held senior positions at leading UK banks including HSBC, Yorkshire Bank and most recently Santander Corporate Bank where he was Relationship Director, responsible for developing new customer relationships and portfolio management.
Jonathan Lowe, Investment Director at Maven said: “We are delighted to welcome Richard to the team as demand for MEIF debt finance across the East & South East Midlands continues to increase. He brings a wealth of regional knowledge and experience to the team and an excellent track record of supporting local SMEs. This new appointment strengthens our ability to provide businesses in the East & South East Midlands with the funding they need to grow. The local Maven team continues to play a strong role in supporting the UK economy and driving its eventual recovery.”
Richard Brighty, Investment Manager at Maven added: “I am very pleased to be joining a fund manager with a solid track record and reputation, supporting so many great businesses in the region. I am looking forward to working with the team to enhance the support and funding that we can provide to local management teams and innovative, high-growth businesses.”