He brings 17 years of experience in restructuring, corporate finance and private equity / venture capital – from investing in and working closely with SMEs to large cap cross-border M&A, restructuring and debt-for-equity transactions.
Mr. Jenkins has worked with clients across a wide range of industries, including Industrials, metals and mining, paper and packaging, healthcare, hospitality, infrastructure, transport and shipping.
Before joining A&M, he worked with Lloyds Banking Group, where he most recently served as a director on the Specialist Finance team in Global Non-Core. There, he worked on high -profile restructurings, taking on lead senior creditor roles, both in the U.K. and continental Europe. He also led the coordinating committee in the restructuring of a major U.K. car park operator, responsible for key stakeholder communication and negotiations.
Mr. Jenkins represented international banks on a co-com of landmark large-cap debt-for-equity in France, which included negotiations with CIRI. In addition, he played a key role in several other major restructurings, taking a senior role in the coordinating committee, in stakeholder negotiations and in syndicate communications.
Furthermore, he was responsible for equity interests acquired by Lloyds as a result of debt-for-equity transactions, and (post-restructure) he represented senior creditor shareholders as a board observer. He was also active in assessing threshold prices for non-core debt in comparison to market prices.
Previously, Mr. Jenkins spent five years originating, executing and managing more than 20 investments from a SME regional growth fund, working closely with investee companies to implement accelerated growth plans. He also spent six years in M&A and corporate finance in Deutsche Bank, playing a key role in various high-profile transactions.
After graduating from Exeter University, which included a year studying in Bordeaux, France, Mr. Jenkins qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He is a U.K. national.