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Capable Finance has been built with hard work, diligence and flexible problem solving. Our team is driven to build lasting relationships with our investor and corporate clients. Our focus is on results – continually striving for repeated positive outcomes and returns for investors.

AIMEE FREEDING
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Aimee Freeding has 20+ years in leading product and platform experiences for the world’s top tech firms. She’s held R&D positions with firms such as Xbox, Microsoft, Oracle and Expedia.

Aimee is a Founder of First Sentinel, an alternative investment firm in London, and an investor in the resource & tech sectors. She holds an MSc in Human Computer Interaction from the DePaul University School of Computer Science and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bradley University in Design.

BRIAN STOCKBRIDGE
STRATEGY / FINANCE

Brian Stockbridge has 25+ years’ experience of corporate activity, including direct investments / financing into companies, IPOs, capital raisings and mergers & acquisitions for both public and private companies. Brian is a Founder of First Sentinel and has held board positions on several public & private companies throughout the years, most notably with Rangers Football Club, Allegiance Insurance and NQ Minerals.

Brian held director & management positions with Zeus Capital, Allenby Capital, Noble & Company and Grant Thornton. He was a Regulator for the Panel on Takeovers & Mergers, where he resided over 150+ transactions valued up to and over £1bn.

COLIN MALTBY
LEGAL / RISK

Colin is a qualified English Lawyer and Banker with over 20 years’ experience. Colin is the Founder of the First Sentinel Advisory division and previously founded his own profitable law firm, On Demand Lawyers SA in Latin America. Colin is principally based in our rep office in Buenos Aires, where he is developing the Latin American market. He brings value to the First Sentinel business from both the legal and financial arenas, having worked in-house at Coutts & Co. and UBS.

Colin specialises in international investment structuring, corporate / commercial and corporate finance work for family offices, SMEs and listed companies. Colin, a non-practicing solicitor, qualified with Theodore Goddard (now Addleshaw Goddard) going on to become a Partner with Blake Morgan within 3 years of qualification.

BRIAN KINANE
STRATEGY / TECH

Brian has 15+ years entrepreneurial, corporate finance & operational experience across technology industry at global telecom companies (Ericsson Group & Telenor Group). He was a founding shareholder and board director of Feedhenry, a software company acquired by Redhat Inc for EUR 63M cash in 2014. Brian currently serves as an investment manager for multiple venture capital and mezzanine/venture debt funds.

He has experience in origination, structuring, due diligence and execution of structured debt and equity investments in small-mid cap companies with a focus on the energy, resources and tech sectors (funded over 60 public and private companies). Brian received a BA in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin (First Class & Gold Medal award) and an MBA from each the Columbia Business School and London Business School (Distinction).

LIZA VASILYEVA
CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS / ANALYSIS

Liza recently graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Banking & International Finance from Cass Business School, London.  She is responsible for Client Relationships at Capable and also provides research, analysis and business reporting for the Capable business and our clients.