Colliers acquires ALC debt advisory team

Posted: 04/09/2018

Ben Thomason (ALC) and John Knowles (Collier)Real estate services and investment management company Colliers International has acquired Jersey-based firm Asset Leverage Consultants (ALC).   

ALC Managing Director Ben Thomason and six others from ALC will transfer to Colliers International Jersey, as part of the firm's UK National Capital Markets division.

Ben moves to Colliers as Director and Head of Debt Advisory in the UK. He has served as Managing Director at ALC since 2013, providing debt advisory solutions across all real estate asset classes. 

He has 20 years’ experience in the debt advisory and real estate banking sectors, having also held roles at Standard Chartered Bank, National Australia Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. 

The transferring ALC team also includes Directors Laurence Richardson and Adrian Rowland, who specialise in providing bespoke credit solutions for family offices, trustees, private clients, operating businesses, funds and private equity managers.
Colliers said the acquisition would enable it to provide debt advisory lending solutions across the capital stack through a single point of contact.
John Knowles, Head of UK National Capital Markets at Colliers, said: “We can now offer a holistic lending service for complete debt provision, both on sale and purchase of assets, as well as providing care and maintenance on an ongoing basis.”

Pictured: Ben Thomason from ALC (left) and John Knowles from Colliers

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