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Nick Bennett

Managing Director

Specialism: Financial Advisory & UHNW Services Property, Family Wealth Advisory

Company: Navitaur

Location: Guernsey

Citywealth rating

3.666665
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
Fee Level:
3.666665
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
Quality of Advice
3.666665
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
Communications Skills
3.666665
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
Interpersonal Skills
3.666665
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
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Peer review:

Nick has been a pleasure to deal with and has made the funding of a London property seem much simpler than it really is. More recently he has advised us on the funding of a significant commercial real estate acquisition and it is self evident that his experience and knowledge from the finance industry has not just helped save us a large amount of costs but also found us the type of funding that is much more suited to our longer term requirements. A trusted professional.

16 Jul 2018

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Nick has provided us with a number of excellent credit solutions for our fiduciary structures. He is a delight to deal with - incredibly responsive and proactive.

03 Jul 2018

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At our initial meeting I was most impressed by Nick’s calm, friendly and warm temperament. His personal attributes are matched by his efficiency and can do attitude. My family and I have benefited tremendously by knowing and dealing with Nick and remain loyal clients a decade after meeting him.

07 Feb 2018

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I have worked with Nick as a funder on a number of transactions and consider that his proposals are robust, thought through and well presented. Nick represents a number of high calibre clients who entrust him to structure, negotiate and then play an active part in the completion process. Nick's historic experience on the 'funding' side of transactions ensures a smooth and focused process, adding value in all key aspects.

18 Sep 2017

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A trusted adviser who understood our requirements, acted on them, delivering excellent results with professionalism and a style.

16 Sep 2017

Peer review:

Nick has a clear understanding of our target market and draws on his extensive knowledge and experience in the financial industry. He communicates client requirements comprehensively and his professionalism ensures proposals are well presented. We very much value our relationship with him.

13 Sep 2017

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Average client size: Over £25 million

Fixed fee offering: Yes

Navitaur

Number of offices globally: 1-5

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Peer review:

Nick has been a pleasure to deal with and has made the funding of a London property seem much simpler than it really is. More recently he has advised us on the funding of a significant commercial real estate acquisition and it is self evident that his experience and knowledge from the finance industry has not just helped save us a large amount of costs but also found us the type of funding that is much more suited to our longer term requirements. A trusted professional.

16 Jul 2018

Peer review:

Nick has provided us with a number of excellent credit solutions for our fiduciary structures. He is a delight to deal with - incredibly responsive and proactive.

03 Jul 2018

Peer review:

At our initial meeting I was most impressed by Nick’s calm, friendly and warm temperament. His personal attributes are matched by his efficiency and can do attitude. My family and I have benefited tremendously by knowing and dealing with Nick and remain loyal clients a decade after meeting him.

07 Feb 2018

Peer review:

I have worked with Nick as a funder on a number of transactions and consider that his proposals are robust, thought through and well presented. Nick represents a number of high calibre clients who entrust him to structure, negotiate and then play an active part in the completion process. Nick's historic experience on the 'funding' side of transactions ensures a smooth and focused process, adding value in all key aspects.

18 Sep 2017

Peer review:

A trusted adviser who understood our requirements, acted on them, delivering excellent results with professionalism and a style.

16 Sep 2017

Peer review:

Nick has a clear understanding of our target market and draws on his extensive knowledge and experience in the financial industry. He communicates client requirements comprehensively and his professionalism ensures proposals are well presented. We very much value our relationship with him.

13 Sep 2017

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UK commercial investment property refinancing

Negotiation and arrangement of an £18m refinancing facility for an existing commercial mortgage facility. As the existing bank funders were taking a very short term view, Navitaur challenged the refinancing facility. The commercial property was non-income producing but with the benefit of planning permission for change of use to residential. Significant negotiation by Navitaur on behalf of the underlying clients with potential new funders resulted in an interest-only solution over a three-year term sourced from a specialist commercial real estate funder at a margin of 2.75 percent over the cost of funds.

Portfolio loan review

Review and bench-marking of an existing loan facility for €7m secured against investment portfolios held in the name of an offshore trust. Trustees required independent review and expert opinion on current lending terms and documentation. Following analysis, Navitaur recommended two distinct options: re-negotiation with the existing bank lender or switch of bank lender. Significant negotiation by Navitaur on behalf of the trustees with potential new lenders led to very favourable terms being offered: nearly fifty percent reduction in overall cost. In line with client’s wishes only transfer of the custody of the investment portfolios was negotiated, with the investment management relationship being maintained with the current manager. Flexible interest-only solution negotiated and arranged with a new bank lender and custodian has resulted in a significant financial benefit to the client.