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Approved for release September 1st, 2020 – For use by professional investors only.

London UK – Channel Capital Advisors LLP (“Channel’) is pleased to announce that Steve Box has been named Deputy Chair responsible for further developing our marketing, branding and client origination activities. Steve will report to Walter Gontarek, CEO & Executive Chairman in this role and continue to serve on our Risk Advisory Council.

Steve has extensive experience in creating working capital financing businesses in global markets including serving as the Global Head of Receivables Finance at HSBC (operating across 30 countries), CEO of Europe/Asia & North America at Bibby Financial Services, and Head of Falcon Group, Europe.

“We are very happy to add Steve to our senior management line-up and look forward to supporting his strategies to grow our marketing, brand and global client base. Steve will join Varda Shine, Deputy Chair and other senior management team members in carrying out our strategic priorities, including growing focus on client experience, risk governance and technology enabled finance”, explained Walter Gontarek.

Steve Box added “I am delighted to join Channel as Deputy Chair. Channel and its innovative structured working capital solutions provide a strong blend of technology and subject matter expertise to serve SMEs through to Global Corporates. I could not be more impressed with the experience, diversity and quality of the Channel executive team and very much look forward to working with them, their employees, member companies and stakeholders.”

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 & Executive Chairman