London - 17 June 2019 - Stenn, a provider of cross-border trade financing solutions, today announces the appointment of Chris Rigby to the newly created role of Global Head of Finance and Capital Markets. In this position, he will be responsible for all aspects of capital markets issuance and fundraising, as well as managing investor relationships. Mr. Rigby joins Stenn from Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, where he served as Managing Director in its Securitised Products Group.
Greg Karpovsky, Founder and Executive Chairman of Stenn, said, “We are pleased to welcome Chris to our team. His deep experience in securitisation, alternative capital solutions and balance sheet management will be crucial as we rapidly expand the scope and footprint of our business. We will rely on Chris to identify opportunities and shape Stenn’s strategy toward our financing partners across a variety of investor segments and funding structures.”
“Stenn is redefining the cross-border finance industry with its mission of providing next-level supply chain finance solutions to underserved markets. I look forward to working with Stenn’s talented team and its external partners to build upon the firm’s strong reputation for innovation, and help to realise these ambitions,” said Mr. Rigby.
During his career at Lloyds, Mr. Rigby had global responsibility for its ABCP Conduit business and was Co-Head of its European securitisation group. Latterly, Mr. Rigby was responsible for origination and structuring of corporate and consumer finance transactions, spanning liquid and illiquid asset-backed products. Prior to Lloyds, Mr. Rigby worked in HSBC’s structured finance group and as a strategy consultant at PwC Consulting.
He holds a Master’s in International Business Law from Manchester University and a law degree from Oxford University. He is based in Stenn’s London headquarters.
Stenn is a UK-based non-bank trade finance provider specialized in cross-border trade. Stenn’s trade finance solutions are comprehensive and can be combined to cover the entire supply chain from purchase order to delivery of goods. Innovative practices allow Stenn to finance in sectors and geographic regions currently unserved in global trade. The company operates globally with offices in Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, Miami, London, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Mumbai, Chennai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Shanghai
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