Santander appoints Saul Proctor as a director within the financial sponsors team for Corporate and Commercial Banking

Santander Corporate & Commercial has appointed Saul Proctor as a Director within its Financial Sponsors team.

Reporting to Andrew Clayton, Saul will be responsible for the origination and execution of new event driven transactions across the South and Midlands, supporting Financial Sponsors and management teams in the mid corporate market place.

Saul has over eight years of experience working within Leveraged Finance, most recently working for RBS, helping originate and execute a wide range of transactions to support a number of Private Equity backed UK mid-market corporates.

Andrew Clayton, National Head of Financial Sponsors, Structured Finance Group, Santander Corporate & Commercial, said: “Santander Corporate & Commercial has established a long track record in successfully structuring debt products into complex and/or leveraged transactions and is committed to providing tailored support to our customers at every stage of their development.

“Saul is a highly experienced and capable banker with strong Leveraged Finance expertise and I am confident he will be a huge success in his new role.”

Commenting on his new role, Saul Proctor said: “I am delighted to be joining the Financial Sponsors team at Santander. The team has an established presence and successful track record in the UK mid-market whilst the bank as a whole offers a unique range of products and a strong international proposition. I look forward to working with my colleagues, my network of professional relationships and management teams to provide many more businesses with on-going support throughout their development.”

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