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BREAL Group appoints seasoned corporate banker and management consultant Alistair Macleod to further boost its BREAL Capital senior team

Multi-disciplinary equity, lending and advisory services group, BREAL, has appointed Alistair Macleod to BREAL Capital with a wide-ranging role to support its portfolio businesses and examine new high growth opportunities.

A seasoned senior business executive, Alistair enjoyed an extensive career in international corporate finance, private equity and senior management. Alistair spent 20 years in Hong Kong with HSBC, Emirates Bank and latterly Asia Capital Management, where he was CEO of one of the major portfolio companies.

Alistair’s speciality areas of expertise include operational change management, Mergers & Acquisitions/post deal integration and strategic business planning. In addition, Alistair will be bringing his career-long expertise in investment banking to bare for the benefit of portfolio companies, particularly project/trade financing, commercial lending and debt refinancing/restructuring.

A lifelong sports enthusiast, Alistair was Chairman of the Hong Kong Football Club for 12 years.

Commenting on Alistair’s appointment, BREAL Group Principal, Brent Osborne, said:
“We have known and admired Alistair for many years having previously collaborated on a range of projects with great success. He brings a unique combination of senior banking expertise, together with extensive and practical experience of leading companies and teams in both turnaround and growth scenarios. He is also extremely inspirational and personable and will be a great asset to all our companies.”

Alistair Macleod said:
“I am very excited to be joining BREAL Capital at this time. BREAL is flourishing and has a great multi-disciplinary team that is undertaking great work. I am delighted to be joining them to play my part in continuing the BREAL success story.”