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John Weeden MANAGING PARTNER

Mobile: +44 (0)7872 535 285 Get in touch on email: john.weeden@cadenceadvisory.co.uk
  • Hugely experienced ABL lender with nearly 15 years lending experience with UK-based High Street lender and previously 5 years at ground breaking US ABL provider

  • Mathematics and Economics graduate, worked in insolvency prior to joining Burdale Financial in 1998, supporting the risk function and business development through an aggressive growth period Joined Lloyds Banking Group in 2003 in credit risk and underwriting.

  • Latterly Head of ABL Transactions at LBG, involved in complex, primarily Mid-Cap and syndicated ABL opportunities

  • In-depth knowledge across a broad range of ABL elements, including: collateral audit; credit and underwriting; origination; strategy; product development; complex structuring; and syndicated deal management

  • Expert in ABL legal documentation having negotiated in excess of 50 complex bilateral, international and syndicated ABL facility documents

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Karl Holmes MANAGING PARTNER

Mobile: +44 (0)7458 045 769

Get in touch on email: Karl.holmes@cadenceadvisory.co.uk

  • 25 years working in corporate advisory roles for financial stakeholders

  • FCA and formerly Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, started career working primarily on restructuring, exit planning and distressed M&A at Deloitte - Partner in Baker Tilly Restructuring team from 2004 to 2006

  • Worked with ABL from 2003, managing Large lender Key Account relationships at Deloitte and Baker Tilly;

  • Worked alongside team advising MBI from Venture into KBC bank in 2006 and joined KBC Business Capital to head up syndication practice, working with ABLs well-known from previous KA roles

  • KBC acquired by PNC in 2010 – focus switched to Private Equity sponsored deals, working with  investors looking at acquisition and / or working capital finance, and CF advisers operating in markets suited to ABL – particularly manufacturing and service industries

  • In 2015 moved to MBO opportunity working with principal from the KBC transaction – joined target company as FD, upgraded quality, depth and range of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, set up ABL facility and sourced mezz funding for prospective deal.

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