A centre of excellence for debt origination, structuring, credit, deal execution, syndication and loan sales across Corporate & Institutional Coverage. By combining our corporate, private equity, leverage finance and infrastructure businesses with our capital structure advisory team, we can take a holistic perspective on our client needs to structure their financing solutions.

James Ranger

Managing Director, Head of Sponsors & Structured Finance

James leads the Structured & Sponsored Finance business, which is responsible for supporting clients in raising financing and accessing the capital markets in the UK, Europe and USA.

James has 20 years of experience in leveraged finance and the loan and high yield capital markets, focusing on financing private equity owned and sub investment grade companies and supporting companies raising finance across the investment grade, corporate, real estate, infrastructure, leveraged and high yield asset classes.

James sits on Lloyds Bank’s Underwriting Committee, which governs loan underwriting decisions, in addition to the bank’s credit and investment committees.

James is an Associate Fellow at Said Business School at the University of Oxford and joined Lloyds after completing a Masters degree at the University of Bath School of Management.

James Ranger

Neil Wishart

Managing Director, Head of Corporate & Institutional Debt

Neil leads the Corporate & Institutional Debt team, which is responsible for supporting clients in their financing needs in the corporate loan space.

Neil has 25 years of experience in debt finance through a range of roles in leverage finance, corporate loans, and complex debt restructuring, having led teams in the UK, Europe and North America.

Neil qualified as a chartered accountant after completing a business degree at Edinburgh University.

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