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Clearwater adds two to debt advisory team

Global corporate finance advisory firm Clearwater International has strengthened its European Debt Advisory team with two new senior appointments. Simon Chambers and Richard Clark join the team as Partners based in the firm’s London office, alongside existing Partner Chris Smith. 

They will become part of the European Debt Advisory practice making it one of the largest in Europe with a team of 35, including nine Partners.
Chambers and Clark have worked alongside each other since 2010, initially with DC Advisory. They since established GCA Altium’s UK Debt Advisory Practice in 2014 (now part of Houlihan Lokey).
Chambers has over 20 years’ experience advising mid-market corporates and sponsors on raising, refinancing, amending and restructuring debt facilities. Prior to his advisory roles, Simon held a number of positions at Barclays, latterly in the Leveraged Finance team. Before banking he was an Engineer at Rolls Royce.
Clark specialises in delivering acquisition financings, refinancings, dividend recapitalisations, staple debt financing, and restructurings across a wide range of industries for both private equity and corporate clients. His career spans 23 years with roles at Close Brothers, DC Advisory and JP Morgan, in addition to GCA Altium.

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