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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 23, 2019

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Assetz Capital hires ex-RBS banker to join North West team

Assetz Capital hires ex-RBS banker to join North West team
Marc Shoffman

ASSETZ Capital has boosted its northern presence with the appointment of RBS’s Jake Hiskett as senior relationship manager in the North West.

Hiskett (pictured), joins the business peer-to-peer lender from the high street bank, where he spent five years as a commercial manager.

Prior to that, he worked at Lloyds Bank for five years as a bank manager after joining its graduate scheme.

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“As businesses continue to look to alternative finance for funding, we have seen an influx of enquiries over the last few months,” Stuart Law, chief executive of Assetz Capital, said.

“It is important that we continue to bolster the Assetz Capital team so we can continue to serve these businesses, and with this in mind, I’m happy to welcome Jake to the team. He has a wealth of experience in the commercial lending space, and has a great understanding of the North West economy.”

Hiskett will join the growing team in the North West and will be situated at Assetz House in Manchester. In his role as senior relationship manager, he will deal with finance requests and facilitate deals for clients and new customers.

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“It’s an exciting time to be joining Assetz Capital,” Hiskett said.

“The firm has expanded rapidly on a national scale with offices in Scotland and Northern Ireland, making it one of the biggest players in the alternative lending space. I’m looking forward to settling in to my role and supporting the North West’s ambitious business owners and property developers.”

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