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33 WELLINGTON STREET, LEEDS, LS1 4DL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 283 2500
DX:
12051 LEEDS
Email:
Web:
www.walkermorris.co.uk

Ian Akitt

Tel:
Work +44(0)113 283 2518
Email:
Web:
www.walkermorris.co.uk
Walker Morris LLP

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Ian trained in the City and has focussed on banking and corporate finance for over 20 years, throughout his career. He has a wealth of experience in acting for banks and borrowers on all aspects of funding including acquisition finance, real estate finance, take privates, development finance, structured and property finance, PFI, joint venture and general corporate borrowing. His experience in corporate finance is an added benefit in contributing to his understanding how the banking element of a transaction fits with the wider overall corporate deal.

Ian is one of three partners in the banking and finance group at Walker Morris dedicated to transactional banking work. This work involves advising on all types of corporate funding from major development or property finance projects through the funding of corporate transactions to complex group financings.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Walker Morris LLP's broad banking expertise encompasses unitranche fundings, leveraged buyouts, real estate finance work and debt fund matters. The practice, rated for its 'down-to-earth approach and strong technical proficiency', has also grown its wholesale funding expertise for consumer finance and SME finance businesses. 'Excellent' team head Michael Taylor handles all elements of corporate banking and acquisition finance work, Peter Considine is noted for his cross-border expertise, while Ian Akitt is described as 'brilliant'.

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