Richard qualified as a finance lawyer with Lovells in London before moving into the real estate securitisation team at Barclays Capital as an investment banker. At Barcap, he was responsible for originating, structuring and securitising large loans secured on real estate assets. Following Barcap he joined Europa Capital, where he was responsible for obtaining, structuring and negotiating finance for assets the fund was acquiring across Europe, as well as the provision of mezzanine finance to third party clients. Most recently he was a Managing Director at CR Investment Management, where he was responsible for the growth of the business generally as well as establishing and running a number of international offices and working with hedge fund and private equity capital on the acquisition of non-performing loan portfolios on assets located across Europe.
Daniel holds a First Class Honours degree from the University of Leeds. He started his career at ING Bank where he was an originator in the Loan Syndications Division focusing on Central Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He subsequently joined a boutique real estate structured finance business, which focused on arranging senior debt and mezzanine finance for investors and developers in the UK and Europe. Most recently Daniel was Head of Real Estate Finance at London & Capital, a private wealth management business where he was responsible for managing and restructuring a European loan book of in excess of £750m. Daniel has a wide range of experience advising on refinancing maturing and distressed debt facilities, recapitalisations and acquisition finance raising.