Shaun Holmes | Investment Banking | Stephens

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Shaun Holmes

Managing Director & Head of UK

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Capital Solutions Group; Debt Capital Markets
Shaun Holmes

Shaun Holmes is a Managing Director in Stephens' London office and leads the European Financing Advisory Group together with the UK advisory business. Prior to joining Stephens in 2015 he led the European Restructuring & Special Situations Group at Canaccord Genuity and its predecessor firm, Hawkpoint Partners. Prior to that he spent 23 years at RBS which included senior positions in the restructuring, structured finance and private equity divisions of RBS. He has extensive experience providing strategic, restructuring and financial advice to private and public company boards. Recent transactions include restructuring advice and sale of the business and assets of McColl’s Retail Group plc to the Morrisons Group, restructuring of Neilson Active Holdiays, refinancing of Search Recruitment Group, Thomas Murray, MMC and Ultima Business Solutions. He is an accredited member of the Institute for Turnaround and retired board member.


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