8th May 2017
Marlborough Partners, the independent debt advisory firm, today announced that Aubrey Simpson-Orlebar has joined the corporate debt advisory team led by recent hire Tim Metzgen. Aubrey will be a senior adviser based in London, where Marlborough has its head office.
Aubrey brings 30 years of debt market experience, having been an Executive Committee member of Lloyds Banking Group’s capital markets team and subsequently of its corporate restructuring group. At Lloyds, Aubrey headed the debt private placements team and founded its fixed income business ahead of managing and restructuring a major portfolio of stressed corporate real estate and trading businesses. At BNP Paribas, he was one of the geography heads of debt and equity capital markets and then head of special situations in London and New York. Since leaving Lloyds in 2013, Aubrey has been acting as an independent consultant.
Aubrey will be focussed on providing dedicated coverage for UK corporate borrowers helping Marlborough develop on its unparalleled track record in advising clients in relation to debt raising, refinancing and restructuring. Marlborough has completed 14 engagements so far during 2017 demonstrating the breadth of Marlborough’s services, including the asset based refinancing of First Milk, the financing in support of the acquisition of Treetops by Busy Bees and the acquisition of Danwood by Apogee.
Commenting on the appointment of Aubrey Simpson-Orlebar, Marlborough Managing Director, Tim Metzgen, said: “We are extremely pleased that Aubrey is joining Marlborough Partners to support the growth of our dedicated corporate offering. His significant experience and reputation in the debt markets makes him a valuable addition allowing us to broaden our product and client coverage capabilities for corporate clients”
Aubrey Simpson-Orlebar added: “I’ve been very impressed by Marlborough’s success and reputation as Europe’s leading independent debt advisor and I am delighted to be joining them to continue the growth of the business in the corporate market.”