Stephen Portsmouth is a Managing Director in the Risk Division of Société Générale’s Asset Recovery and Restructuring Management team with over 20 years’ experience in the European debt capital markets.
Since 2008 he has managed a broad range of distressed assets from the bank’s corporate and investment banking division including commercial real estate, LBO’s, corporate borrowers (both listed and unlisted), and structured finance transactions.
The remit has provided him with recognized expertise of the practical issues arising in financial restructurings of large corporates across many European jurisdictions. He is a member of the European Banking Federation’s sub-group on insolvency law contributing to the current reflection on EU proposed reforms in this field.
Prior to joining SG, Steve worked in Barclays BZW Markets Division after starting his career as a development chemist at Unilever. Steve graduated from Durham University with a BSc degree in Chemistry.