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Matt Francis Joins Teneo as Senior Managing Director in its Financial Services Regulatory Advisory Practice

Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Matt Francis as a Senior Managing Director in its Financial Advisory business. Matt joins the Financial Services Regulatory Advisory practice team in London, where he will lead the firm’s growing regulatory practice advising on the risk and regulatory issues facing global financial services clients.

A chartered accountant with over 16 years of financial services experience, Matt is experienced in advising CEOs, CROs and CFOs of insurers and brokers on strategy, regulatory change and transformation and regularly counsels senior financial services executives as they prepare for regulatory approval interviews. Matt also advises companies on the effectiveness of their board governance and risk functions and has a detailed knowledge of UK and European Solvency II regimes, having supported a number of groups on risk and capital, governance, risk management, reporting and group supervision.

Prior to joining Teneo, Matt led KPMG UK’s insurance prudential risk, regulatory and reorganisations team.

“I am delighted to welcome Matt Francis to Teneo to lead our growing regulatory practice. Matt will work with our team to advise our clients in the global financial sector on strategy, risk and other critical regulatory issues,” commented Daniel Butters, CEO of Teneo’s Financial Advisory business. “Matt joins a market-leading Financial Services practice which continues to be in high demand, with recent public mandates including appointments over GBG Insurance, Vesttoo Alpha P&C, VTB Capital PLC and IBP Markets; advice to the regulator in respect of Amigo Loans; preparation of valuations for the resolution of Banco Popular; and the solvent wind down of Raphaels Bank.”

Matt Francis said, “I am thrilled to be joining Teneo’s Financial Advisory team at a time when risk and regulatory matters are shaping the boardroom discussions of global financial institutions. Joining Teneo presents an extraordinary opportunity to support these companies as they respond to some of the most significant challenges of our generation. I look forward to leveraging my experience to provide insight, deliver value to our clients and further enhance Teneo's reputation as a trusted advisor to CEOs, CROs and CFOs."

Teneo's global Financial Advisory business advises corporates, creditors and other financial stakeholders in all situations – from well-performing to stressed – to identify viable financial opportunities to protect and enhance value and benefit business and/or investment goals. The team of more than 400 professionals offers expertise across a wide range of services from business restructuring, business transformation, capital advisory, corporate insolvency and bankruptcy, and litigation support.



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