Rob Collins has joined the Eightfold Group to expand its offering in the real estate debt advisory and specialist property finance sectors.
Collins has been working in property finance for over 25 years and has held positions in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
He initially started on the lender side of the market, but since 2006 he has worked on the broker / debt advisory side of the market. This has given him the ability to operate across the full spectrum of lenders from the large multinational banks through to the small, private funders.
Having recently returned to New Zealand Collins is keen to use his experience and knowledge to assist property developers and property investors source bespoke finance solutions.
"I am very happy to have partnered with Eightfold on my return to New Zealand as they are a well-established company, and I am working with a number of very knowledgeable colleagues," Collins says.
"Though clients may typically deal with one point of contact I know from my own experiences that the best debt advisory firms have a collaborative team ethos and pooled knowledge provides the best client outcomes. I am looking forward to contributing towards that and structuring some great transactions for our property developer and property investor clients".
Andrew Chambers, co-founder of Eightfold said "experienced property finance specialists are a scarce commodity in New Zealand, and we are delighted that Rob has joined the Eightfold team".