Avamore Capital appoints senior underwriter
Avamore Capital has announced the appointment of Philip Gould as Senior Underwriter. After sharing plans to expand the underwriting team at the start of 2019 Avamore hired Philip who brings a wealth of experience in commercial and residential real estate and will play a crucial role in helping the lender meet its £100m target for 2019.
Philip’s previous role as Head of Credit at Proplend, saw him execute on a range of bridging and commercial transactions. During his tenure, Philip was essential in supporting the company growth and saw Proplend’s loan booking increasing from £30m to £60m over 18 months. Prior to this, Philip completed an MBA at Cass Business School and spent 5 years at Barclays where he was a Real Estate Credit Associate handling all commercial and residential transactions between £5m-£50m.
Amit Majithia Principal at Avamore commented:
“We are delighted that Philip has joined Avamore. His deep and rich experience will add a great deal of value to the business. Our lending target for 2019 is £100m and for us to achieve that, we need a strong team to underwrite deals, I am confident that Philip’s commercially focused approach will hugely contribute to Avamore’s success.”
Philip Gould, pictured, commented:
“I am very excited to be joining Avamore at an important stage in the company’s growth. Avamore has big aspirations for 2019 and onwards, and I look forward to working with the rest of the team to ensure we achieve our targets.”