14/04/2020 - News

Clearwater International appoints Joe Dyke as Debt Advisory Partner within the growing Debt Advisory team

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Clearwater International is delighted to announce the appointment of Joe Dyke to Partner and Head of Real Estate Finance in the UK.

Based in the Midlands, Joe joined the business in 2016 as a key member of the Debt Advisory team and has successfully led deal teams to advise on a range of transactions, including development finance, acquisitions, management buy-outs, refinancings and turnaround, across private equity investors such as Beech Tree, Palatine and LDC, and management teams at companies including TTC, Autograph Homes and BCN Group.

It is a pleasure to welcome Joe to the Clearwater International Partnership.

The appointment is the next step in the growth of the European Debt Advisory team. The team saw an increase in activity during 2019 and in light of recent events Clearwater expects to see further demand for the service line across all territories.

Joe will join the growing Real Estate team headed up by Managing Partner Laurent Camilli in France. The specific focus on real estate finance will provide clients with practical and diverse financing solutions across the spectrum.

Clearwater’s investment in the Debt Advisory team continues to grow with other notable promotions including Kieran Virr to Senior Associate in the Midlands, and David Grassby to Director in Manchester.

There were a total of 12 promotions across the international business. In addition, Jonathan Grant, Shahbaz Qasim, Dan Shrimpton, Kirsty Handley and Mike Slater were each respectively promoted to Associate Director within the M&A service line in the UK. In Germany, Christopher Herzog has been appointed as Director, Maximilian Hammers and Pierre Knoche respectively to Associate Director and Michael Frohschauer to Associate.

Mark Taylor, Partner at Clearwater International said:

“It is a pleasure to welcome Joe to the Clearwater International Partnership. Joe has been with the business for a significant period of time now, in which he has led the Debt Advisory team on a number of transactions, building strong relationships and establishing a strong debt business in the Midlands along the way. It’s an exciting opportunity to have Joe lead our real estate finance business, which will only build on the strength of our success to date.”

Joe Dyke, Partner and Head of Real Estate said:

“I am thrilled to be joining the Clearwater Partnership and delighted to be leading the UK real estate finance team. Clearwater is a fantastic business and our Debt Advisory service has never been more crucial to our clients.”

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