ThinCats bolsters its Midlands management team with appointment of Senior Director

ThinCats, the alternative finance provider to mid-sized SMEs, has announced today the appointment of Richard Newman, Senior Director, Transaction Management to lead its Midlands transaction management team.

Richard has more than two decades of corporate finance experience holding senior roles at HSBC, RBS and KBC Peel Hunt. He is a qualified chartered accountant with expertise in a range of transactions from simple funding needs to large, syndicated deals. Richard will report to Peter Talbot, Head of Transaction Management at ThinCats.

The announcement follows other recent ThinCats appointments in the West Midlands including Neil Taylor as Director, Transaction Management in June and Tom Horton as Director, Business Development in May.

Richard Newman, Senior Director, Transaction Management, ThinCats said: “I’m excited to be joining the ThinCats Midlands team. From working with businesses across the Midlands for more than 20 years, I’m delighted to be supporting mid-sized, high-growth businesses that have been somewhat overlooked by traditional lenders. I look forward to working with Peter, Neil and the rest of the ThinCats team.”

Peter Talbot, Head of Transaction Management, ThinCats said: “The West Midlands makes an important contribution to the UK economy, so it’s critical that businesses in the region can access the necessary funding to invest in their futures. As ThinCats continues to attract more borrowers, it’s exciting to have Richard, Neil and Tom all on board now so that advisers and businesses can benefit from their collective experience.”