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  • Meet the White Oak Commercial Finance team

    Our team bring together a wealth of industry experience and specialisms gained across a range of leading commercial finance businesses to deliver you the right asset-based solutions when you need them most.


Neil Jones

Head of Sales

Asset Based Lending

07812 519992

Neil has more than twenty years' experience in the industry, spanning both Debt and Advisory and Asset Based Lending. A specialist in turnaround and restructuring finance, Neil has an in-depth knowledge of ABL debt advisory and structuring, gained across SME, Mid-Market and large cross border transactions as both advisor and lender.


Paul Thompson

Relationship Manager

Asset Based Lending

07919 692236

Paul has more than twenty-five years’ experience within the Asset Based Lending sector and has worked for several banks and Independents based both in the UK and the US. Paul’s background has been primarily within portfolio management and credit underwriting, with a pragmatic approach to achieving the right funding solutions for clients.


Vanessa Bertrand

Business Development Manager

Asset Based Lending

07540 047847

Vanessa has fourteen years’ experience within the Asset Based Lending sector working with both commercial and corporate businesses. With experience spanning both front and back office roles from credit underwriting and client management to new business, Vanessa’s mixed ABL background has contributed to a solid structuring ability and a focus on solutions that are simple and workable for businesses.

White Oak Commercial Finance (Europe) is an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, a US-based SEC-registered investment advisor and private credit firm founded in 2007.

White Oak Global Advisors specialise in originating private, secured loans. We support the growth and financing needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout their lifecycle, with over $8 billion capital deployed since inception, across 500 companies throughout the US, Canada, and Europe.

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  • Speed of execution
  • Broad product offering
  • Dedicated deal management support
  • Efficient in-house underwriting process to unlock cash for your customers
  • We pride ourselves on creative lending solutions for complex funding scenarios
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