July 21, 2024

L:R - Mike Fenwick (Associate Director of Corporate Finance), Lauren Couch, and Craig Blackmore (Chief Financial Officer).

Award-winning dealmaking business GS Verde Group has appointed Lauren Couch as a Corporate Finance Director within its growing team.

The appointment will see Lauren take a role as a lead Corporate Finance Director, based at GS Verde’s Bristol office. The GS Verde Group Bristol office services the South West region, and has developed a growing pipeline of transactions, which makes the appointment timely.

Lauren is joining GS Verde Group from Growth Lending (formerly called Boost Capital) where she was the Chief Revenue Officer responsible for maximising profit through revenue growth, pioneering strategy, enhancing client experience and being a national spokesperson for the business.

Lauren has 22 years’ experience in finance and has previously held leadership roles within the banking and finance sector. The roles have specialised in private equity, venture debt, asset-based lending, and invoice financing.

Commenting on her new role at GS Verde Group, Lauren said: “I’m looking forward to joining such an ambitious business, and excited to be a part of the Group’s amazing growth, particularly as they experience continuous growth in Bristol, the South West and throughout the UK and Ireland.”

Craig Blackmore, Chief Financial Officer of GS Verde Group, added: “We are delighted to welcome Lauren to GS Verde Group as a Director of Corporate Finance. Lauren’s ambitious, innovative mindset reflect the values of GS Verde Group as a dynamic, successful multidiscipline business and we are excited to see how Lauren’s expertise and valuable skills will aid in the continuous growth of GS Verde Group.”

GS Verde Group are specialist mergers and acquisition advisors. The Group includes Law, Finance, Accountancy, Tax and Communications in one multidiscipline team which provides clients with a unique end-to-end service that increases optimal outcomes for business transactions.

Lauren concluded: “It is evident that expert assistance and a fresh approach to business transactions is needed for business leaders to grow their business today. GS Verde Group’s dynamic and modern, multidiscipline approach to deal-making fills that gap in the market and answers that need for a holistic, end-to-end service.”

Lauren’s appointment as a Corporate Finance Director at GS Verde Group illustrates the Groups’ commitment to its core values by attracting like-minded, innovative talent, and signals a bright future for the Group as Lauren brings her expertise and creativity to the business.

The GS Verde Group are business focused experts in getting deals done. The group combines multiple disciplines including law, tax, finance, and communications, to provide end-to-end support as a complete advisory team.