AltX Appoints John Barry as Head of Treasury and Risk
Sydney, August 24, 2021: AltX announces the appointment of John Barry as Head of Treasury and Risk. John was formerly a Partner with KPMG in their Debt Advisory Services area, serving as National Lead for Financial Services with a focus on securitisation, structured finance, and fintech. John has extensive experience in securitisation, having held roles as Head of Securitisation at both ANZ and NAB.
John’s career in wholesale banking spans 30 years, almost all of which has been in debt capital markets and structured finance.
Prior to joining KPMG, John was head of NAB’s Capital Financing business in Asia, where he focussed on connecting Australia and Asia in debt capital markets, big-ticket asset financing & leasing, and all forms of specialised finance. Before joining NAB, John held the role of Head of Securitisation at ANZ.
Commenting on the appointment, AltX Co-Ceo Steven Beinart said: “The appointment of John marks the next stage in the growth of AltX as we broaden the Team’s expertise in funding, debt capital origination, and risk management.
“We are excited to integrate John into the AltX Team. We have ambitious plans for the year ahead, and John will play a key role in helping us to deliver our objectives.”
Previously as an advisor to the AltX Group, John also explained his excitement in joining the team.
“I had an opportunity to see first-hand, the enormous potential of the AltX platform. Their growing investor base has access to quality investment opportunities, and with Nick and Steven assembling a first-class team, the future for AltX is looking very positive”.
AltX (www.altx.com.au) is a market-leading alternative investment platform. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Sydney, AltX provides bespoke access to alternative income-generating products which have traditionally been inaccessible to individual investors. AltX has funded in excess of $2bn of transactions since inception with zero loss of investor capital.
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