EFL was established in January 2009 following the departure of ABN AMRO from New Zealand after its acquisition by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
The two principals are Greg Fitzsimons and Matt Vyle who together have over 40 years of banking experience.
Greg has over 20 years experience in banking and finance. He previously worked for 8 years at ABN AMRO in Auckland and has led teams that delivered structured finance solutions including:
cross border financing of export projects utilising NZECO support
project financing for local authority infrastructure projects
operating leases of mining plant and equipment, aircraft, rolling stock, and computers
Matt Vyle is also a senior banker with 20 years debt related experience in areas such as leveraged and structured finance, project finance and export credit finance.
Mattâ€™s working experience includes HSBC, JP Morgan Chase (UK), Credit Suisse First Boston (UK), ANZ and most recently three years at ABN AMRO as a key member of the structured and leveraged finance deal teams.