Leading mid-market asset-based lending specialist, BZ has announced the appointment of Ross Stewart as a Credit Analyst, the latest in a string of senior hires. BZ offers structured ABL facilities up to a £150m hold level that provides working capital and corporate structuring solutions to mid-market businesses.
At BZ, Ross will be responsible for analysing and structuring complex transactions across the mid-market spectrum, managing the end-to-end credit and due diligence process and monitoring the growing customer portfolio. ACA qualified, Ross holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Honours in Mathematics and a Master of Science (MSc) in Finance and Investment from the University of Leeds, in which he gained a Distinction.
Commenting on his appointment, Ross Stewart, said: “I’ve seen and heard about some of the deals which BZ has completed and am excited to start working on complex and structured transactions. Given the challenging economic environment, clients will increasingly require bespoke debt facilities across multiple deal structures, assets and jurisdictions. I look forward to gaining a detailed understanding of our individual client’s markets, their business models and supply chains as well as the ever-changing regulatory environment.”
Kevin Yates, Managing Director – Risk, BZ, said: “An analyst of Ross’ calibre is a valuable addition to the BZ team as we write further large, complex multi-jurisdictional transactions. Ross brings a wealth of analytical experience across a variety of sectors, and his credit expertise will augment and strengthen both our risk and commercial processes. We continue to attract and develop high-quality people to support the business and our clients in driving growth.”