Gareck Wilson joins Solutus as Director, Head of Business Development

Solutus has recruited Gareck Wilson from Brooklands Partners LLP in a senior role to develop its UK business as part of the fast growing firm’s expansion plans.

As the Head of Business Development, he will bring diverse high-end experience gained across the real estate finance sector in the UK and Europe as well as internationally, including debt restructuring, corporate advisory, lending, securitisation and capital markets.

In his previous role at Brooklands, he acted as lead financial advisor to clients on a wide variety of high profile and complex CRE debt restructurings and workouts in the UK and Europe totalling in excess of €10 billion. He also arranged c. €500m of debt for clients in both loan and bond format and acted as the sales advisor to creditors on the workout and subsequent sale of a major nursing home operator in the UK.

Previously he has worked in senior positions for Deutsche Bank in London and Macquarie Capital Advisors in Sydney in a career encompassing over 12 years’ experience in the banking and finance sector.

James Bannister, Solutus’s MD and Head of Special Servicing, said that the new appointment would broaden the firm’s experience and standing in the UK market where Gareck Wilson was well-known and well respected. “We are delighted to have him on board and to use his specialist skills and talents to grow our five year old business for the future.

“With his high level experience and wide range of contacts we are sure that Gareck will bring Solutus additional ‘gravitas’, particularly in the development of our UK business and new client service areas for the future.”