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Edward Stevenson

Group Head of Debt, Capital Markets and Corporates
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Edward is IQ-EQ’s Group Head of Debt, Capital Markets and Corporates, based in London.

Edward leads IQ-EQ’s global debt, capital markets and corporate services offering, which encompasses an array of support services relating to CLOs, SPACs, loan administration, securitisation, corporate administration, aviation finance, insurance and debt restructuring.

Professional – Personal

Edward is a seasoned and well-connected capital markets executive, with over 20 years’ experience servicing global markets in the financial sector. Before joining IQ-EQ, he worked in a consultancy role for deVere Group, where he spearheaded the strategic development of a high-net-worth wealth management franchise across Switzerland and continental Europe.

Prior to that, Edward built his career with BNP Paribas for nearly 20 years, progressing from graduate scheme candidate to Head of FIG Debt Capital Markets. During this time, he developed specialisms in capital management, regulatory development and finance risk management.

Edward is an experienced leader, driving his previous Debt Capital Markets team to secure an award for ‘Best Team for Advising Financial Institutions’ in 2019. Edward has also featured in the financial services ‘Top 40 Under 40’ published by Financial News. 

In his spare time, Edward is a keen sportsman. He plays cricket and tennis whenever possible, and enjoys skiing trips when he’s not working. He also owns a number of vintage railway locomotives that operate on heritage railways around the UK or occasionally on the mainline.