New Investment Executive boosts Finance Wales' North Wales team
Rhodri Evans, a former Relationship Manager at HSBC has joined
Finance Wales as an Investment Executive in North Wales.
He will make debt, mezzanine and equity investments in Welsh
small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) based in Anglessey, Conwy,
Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham from the Wales
JEREMIE, SME Investment and Property Development Funds.
With investment staff based throughout Wales, Finance Wales
provides SMEs with a local service and Evans will be based at the
company’s St Asaph office where he will work alongside micro loans
Investment Executive, Svetlana Goode.
Evans, who joined HSBC from university, is an experienced
business banker. At HSBC he managed a portfolio of over 200
businesses located throughout North Wales operating in a range of
sectors. He has significant experience in financial planning,
invoice and asset finance as well as commercial mortgages.
“Finance Wales has invested in numerous North Wales busineses,
including some of my former clients at HSBC. I’m impressed by
Finance Wales’ flexible approach and local decision-making.
Applications are considered on an individual basis to come up with
a suitable investment package and I’m looking forward to working
with my contacts to ensure even more businesses in North Wales
understand what Finance Wales can offer,” explained Evans.
Deputy Fund Manager, Chris Griffiths welcomed Evans to Finance
Wales. He said:
“Rhodri is an experienced and well-networked business banker
with a great deal of local knowledge. He’s
built up a strong reputation with the business community in
North Wales and understands the growth challenges they face.
“Finance Wales is committed to investing in growth businesses
throughout Wales and we encourage our locally based staff to get to
know the businesses we invest in to make sure our investments are
tailored to their needs.”
Evans is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Banking with
degrees in Banking and Finance and Biotechnology.
SMEs seeking investment can contact Rhodri Evans on 07881 093
530 or 0800 587 4140. He is based at Finance Wales’ North Wales
office: OpTIC, Ffordd William Morgan, St Asaph Business Park, St
Asaph LL17 0JD.