Close Brothers adds to London team

New appointee Natalie Eastham will work on investments in small and medium enterprises in the UK.

Close Brothers Growth Capital has appointed Natalie Eastham investment executive in its London team.

She will be working closely with Bill Crossan on a wide range of investments in small and medium-sized UK businesses in the UK. Crossan, managing director of CBGC, said: “Natalie joins at an exciting time in our development. Our singular financing approach to MBO and growth deals is proving a successful formula. Natalie's skills are ideally suited to servicing the growing market demand.”

Eastham joins CBGC from Citibank where she was resident vice president within the structured products team. There she worked on the origination, structuring and execution of long-term risk-enhanced debt finance.