Chatham Financial buys London-based JCRA Group

Chatham Financial buys London-based JCRA Group

Chatham Financial has acquired London based-JCRA Group to expand the firm’s presence in Europe.

Chatham and JCRA specialize in providing debt and derivatives solutions to commercial real estate, private equity, infrastructure, financial institutions, and corporate clients.

Chatham and JCRA collectively serve over 3,000 clients and advise on more than 20,000 transactions with a notional amount in excess $700 billion each year.

“Clients of both firms will benefit from our enhanced ability to manage their exposure to capital market risks and innovate alongside them,” said Brian Conly, Managing Partner, Global Head of Private Equity & Infrastructure, and Co-Head of Europe.

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“Chatham’s expanded European team will continue to deliver best-in-class trade execution while helping clients navigate rapidly evolving markets, from LIBOR replacement to Brexit,” he added.

“One of Chatham’s purposes is to help make markets transparent, accessible, and fair for all market participants. We’re excited about how, together with JCRA, we can have an even greater impact,” said Clark Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer of Chatham Financial.

“For almost 30 years, we have gained vast experience from the volume and variety of projects and transactions we’ve managed. Our increased breadth of expertise will further strengthen our ability to tackle any challenge our clients need to solve,” Clark Maxwell added.

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