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Approved for release August 5th, 2020 – For use by professional investors only.

London UK – Channel Capital Advisors LLP (“Channel’) is pleased to announce that Mike Watson joins Channel as a member of its Risk Advisory Council and Chair of its Asset Resolution & Recovery committee. Mike advises our teams in London and Amsterdam with respect to emerging risk profiles, risk appetite and risk culture. Mike reports to Walter Gontarek, Channel CEO & Chairman.

Mike has extensive experience in working capital financings globally including senior risk management and business leadership roles at Bibby Factors, Cattles Invoice Finance, Arbuthnot Commercial Finance and Barclays Bank.

Walter Gontarek explained “We are very happy that Mike has agreed to bolster our risk oversight efforts.  We are increasingly focusing on enhanced risk oversight and monitoring given the operating environment faced today for all financing firms”. Mike Watson added “Walt asked me to first look at its SME working capital financing business several years ago and I am now pleased to further contribute to Channel’s risk governance activities”.   

About Channel

Channel Capital Advisors LLP is a London-based credit asset manager authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.  Its mission is to provide technology-enabled business finance to an ever-changing world.


Walter Gontarek, CEO & Chairman