Arrow Global Group plc ("Arrow", and together with its subsidiaries the "Group"), a leading European investor and alternative asset manager in non-performing and non-core loan portfolios and real estate assets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Martina Swart as Group Legal and Risk Officer.
Martina will be responsible for legal and compliance, governance and risk management across the Group, replacing Stewart Hamilton who left the business recently. She will report directly to Lee Rochford, Group CEO, as part of Arrow’s executive management team.
Martina brings over 20 years of international experience in the legal and financial services sector and joins from Maitland Group, the multi-family office and fund administration firm, where she was Global Head of Governance Services. A qualified lawyer, Martina’s experience includes global leadership roles at major investment banks, hedge funds, broker-dealers and fund managers.
Lee Rochford, Group Chief Executive Officer of Arrow Global said:
“I’m delighted to welcome Martina to the company as an important part of our executive management team. Her appointment comes at an exciting time for our business as we become an integrated asset manager and position ourselves to capitalise on the growing number of opportunities in the market. I have no doubt that her counsel and leadership during this time will be hugely valuable to our business.”
Martina Swart commented:
“I’m delighted to have joined Arrow at such a pivotal time on its journey. I look forward to working with Lee and the team to build on the excellent work already delivered as the business continues on its exciting transition to becoming a leading alternative asset manager in its sector.”
For further information:
Nick Jones, Group Head of Corporate Communications
0203 727 1051
About Arrow Global
Established in 2005, Arrow Global is a European investor and alternative asset manager specialising in non-performing and non-core assets. We identify, acquire and manage secured and unsecured loan and real estate portfolios from and on behalf of financial institutions, such as banks, institutional fund investors and specialist lenders.
We play an active role in helping financial institutions reduce their balance sheets and recapitalise in order to increase mainstream lending. By purchasing and managing non-performing loans and other non-core assets, we provide valuable capital and expertise to a growing European market. We are a regulated business in all five of our European markets.
We invest in this asset class through our fund management business as well as directly, and also generate revenues from managing and servicing assets on behalf of third parties.