Ian has considerable understanding of niche lending having co-founded Montello Capital Partners and SUMO Financial
Ian is Co-Founder and Managing Principal at BOLT Capital.
Montello ran a large lending book in the short term commercial and residential real estate finance sector targeting buy to let and auction finance. Ian has significant experience in deal structuring, valuations and real estate financing.
Prior to Montello, Ian worked as a solicitor with US law firms WilmerHale, Coudert Brothers and UK law firm Clifford Chance where he gained exposure to UK and US mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and antitrust law. Ian also worked in-house legal at Ballymore Group. Ian is a dual qualified lawyer in New York and England & Wales. Ian was educated at Georgetown University Law Center; Trinity College, Dublin; European University Institute, Florence.