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17 April 2024
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Richard Capps
Course Director at IFF


After graduating from Trinity College, Cambridge with a degree in Law and upon becoming a Barrister, Richard entered banking and served at Chase Manhattan for 5 years, in New York and London. At Chase, he spent 18 months as head of Credit Training for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, then moved to the role of Corporate Relationship Manager.

Richard joined Schroders and became Head of National Corporate Lending in Australia. Following this, he became Associate Director of Corporate Finance at Wardley (the merchant banking subsidiary of the Hong Kong Bank group) with responsibility for the Asia Pacific region, where the bank was involved in several hostile acquisition battles and corporate restructurings. For 6 years leading to 1991, Richard was the Chief Financial Officer of a large corporation. In a period of frenetic corporate activity and growth, he undertook the management of 14 equity raisings ($1.3 billion), 23 acquisitions (of which 9 were hostile), and major complex financings (aggregating $3.2 billion). In the 1990s Richard established himself as an independent consultant involving project vetting, due diligence, project modeling, documentation negotiation and review, and negotiation with equity and banking providers.

Richard's wealth of practical market experience brings a level of depth and richness to the topic that documentation professionals all over the world have found invaluable after completing his courses. When it comes to demystifying the complexities of loan documentation, you will find no better guide than Richard.