The Team

JONATHAN LEVINE


Jonathan is a founding partner of Bantry Bay Capital, formerly Grovepoint Credit. Previously, Jonathan worked at Bank of Ireland where his experience encompassed origination, portfolio management and restructuring in sponsor-backed leveraged finance and real estate lending transactions across a variety of geographies. Jonathan holds an MA degree from the University of Cambridge.

NICHOLAS CLARK

 

Nick is a founding partner of Bantry Bay Capital, formerly Grovepoint Credit. Previously, he was the Head of Finance for Bank of Ireland Capital Markets in London, where his role included serving as CFO and COO of Burdale (now known as Wells Fargo Capital Finance). Prior to joining Burdale, Nick trained and qualified as a chartered certified accountant FCCA.

BRIAN GITLIN


Brian is a senior advisor at Bantry Bay Capital, formerly Grovepoint Credit. Previously, he co-founded Burdale (now known as Wells Fargo Capital Finance) in 1992 and served as Managing Director where he held responsibility for credit risk and portfolio management. He has significant experience in corporate lending, trade finance and risk management. Brian qualified in South Africa as a chartered accountant CA(SA).

DENNIS LEVINE


Dennis is a founding partner of Bantry Bay Capital, formerly Grovepoint Credit. Previously, he served as Chairman and CEO of Burdale, which he co-founded in 1992. He developed Burdale (now known as Wells Fargo Capital Finance) into a market-leading asset-based lending company in the UK, Europe and the USA, until it was acquired by Wells Fargo in 2012. Prior to Burdale, Dennis established and led a number of finance companies after starting his career at Arthur Andersen in South Africa. Dennis holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and qualified as a chartered accountant CA(SA).