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Chris Pestell

Investment Director


Chris joined the Group in 2015 as Investment Director for EV SME Loans and has responsibility for sourcing, structuring and negotiating new investment opportunities. He is an experienced banker with over 30 years’ experience in the profession. EV SME Loans has no geographic or sector restrictions and can invest from £150,000 to £1.0million. Funding can be made available for most purposes, with the focus to date being mainly on helping to fund growth and change of ownership situations. Chris is happy to consider opportunities that need funding alongside existing or new lenders or situations where the Fund is the only lender.

Previous experience

Chris has worked for a number of the high street banks and more recently a fund management business. Over the years he has funded a range of different businesses from SMEs to PLCs, dealing with a variety of sectors and transactions.

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