Nick Newton

Commercial Director, Gravity Media Group

As Commercial Director, Nick supports the group on general banking, corporate finance, global insurance and other commercial matters.

Nick joined Gravity Media Group in September 2014, after a 34-year career with Barclays and Clydesdale Bank. During his banking career, Nick spent many years as a corporate relationship director, and also undertook a number of specialist roles covering areas such as trade finance, foreign exchange, leveraged finance, restructuring and turnaround.

As a senior banker, Nick financed a number of debt-only and private-equity-sponsored corporate acquisitions. Since joining Gravity Media, he has been instrumental in the Group’s acquisitions of Hyperactive Broadcast and Input Media, and has provided support in assessing numerous potential acquisitions. Shareholders of both acquired and target companies, as well as many professional advisers, describe Nick as an analytical but pragmatic individual with strong execution skills.


In his role as Commercial Director, Nick supports the Group on general banking, corporate finance, global insurance and other commercial matters. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and has lectured for the Chartered Institute of Bankers examinations.