Investec adds to Corporate & Acquisition Finance team
Investec Specialist Bank (Investec) has appointed Megan Chavkin to its Corporate & Acquisition Finance team, led by Callum Bell, Head of Corporate & Acquisition Finance at Investec.
Based in the team’s London office, Chavkin will be responsible for the origination and execution of leveraged finance and private debt solutions for clients across Europe.
Chavkin had three years’ experience within the Corporate Investment Bank at Nedbank. There she was a member of the Leveraged Finance team, which focuses on leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, share-backed and sponsor-backed funding in the large-cap corporate space.
Since it was established in 2012, Investec Corporate & Acquisition Finance has grown to become a 15-strong team providing a range of financing solutions to support its private equity and corporate clients’ ambitions for growth, predominantly in the UK, Ireland, Benelux and Germany.
Bell says: “Megan’s appointment highlights the continued growth we have achieved and our intention to invest in talented people to help sustain this. We are proud to have grown our lending franchise via a strong focus on supporting our private equity and corporate clients.”
Chavkin says: “I am delighted to join Investec, who have built a strong reputation in the market and are well-known for being client-centric. I value being part of a team which has the ability to react quickly in order to originate, structure and execute on complex transactions. The Bank’s entrepreneurial roots are reflected in its culture, which means they are very well placed to understand the needs of growing businesses.”