Corporate Banking United Kingdom

Corporate Banking
United Kingdom

Through our offices in London and Manchester, we provide a comprehensive range of banking services to the corporate market across several niche sectors.

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Corporate Banking UK

We take a long-term, relationship-oriented approach with each sector team both originating and portfolio managing its client base providing continuity as well as high customer service and engagement. Our in-depth sector knowledge and experience enables us to react promptly to opportunities, creating tailored debt structures for transactions.

Bank of Ireland has a focused product suite with an emphasis on senior debt lending, it has a significant business of scale with complementary Agency, Security Trustee and Treasury capabilities seeking to continue its growth.

 

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Head of Corporate Banking & Property - United Kingdom
Andrew Pendered
Head of Business Services - United Kingdom
Ethan Handyside
Head of Consumer Industries - United Kingdom
David Willis
Head of Industrials - United Kingdom
Chris Dowling
Head of Media - United Kingdom
Mark Birkenshaw
Head of Northern England Team - United Kingdom
Richard Allinson
Head of Subscription Finance - United Kingdom
Nick Armstrong
Head of Technology & Telecoms - United Kingdom
Adam Ball

Based in London, the Business and Support services team is recognised for delivering innovative, adaptable and sector specific financing solutions in the UK that fit with a company’s strategy and market place, building on knowledge we have gained from years of experience in lending to this ever evolving and exciting sector.

Coverage across a wide range of sub-sectors including:

  • Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
  • Commercial & Industrial Services
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Human Capital
  • Professionals

We have a strong relationship focus, looking to provide contacts and networking opportunities to our clients wherever possible. As a long term asset holder, we look to work with strong management teams and companies with a proven track record, and become a trusted partner, providing debt facilities typically of £10m+. Alongside this we offer a comprehensive suite of cash investment and treasury solutions to our clients.

Head of Business Services - United Kingdom
Ethan Handyside
Associate Director, Business Services - United Kingdom
David Fleming
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Alex Cook
Management Associate - United Kingdom
Sarah Mitchell

Based in the City of London, the Consumer Industries team is highly experienced and has a strong relationship focus. We aim to deliver simple, flexible funding packages along with tailored specialist products to satisfy the financing and risk needs of your business.

We are willing to work alongside your other key banking partners in a collaborative manner that best suits your business.

We primarily serve UK-based companies earning in the range of £50m – £10bn revenue, across sub-sectors including pubs & restaurants, retail, wholesale, gambling, cinemas, fitness clubs, leisure parks, car dealerships and more. If your business also has presence in ROI and NI, our extensive network in Ireland is well equipped to support you. Our primary product offering includes:

  • Term loans Revolving credit facilities
  • Acquisition funding
  • Treasury solutions
  • Facilities can be provided on a bilateral, club or syndicated basis – with underwriting capabilities available
Consumer 2022 Brochure
Head of Consumer Industries - United Kingdom
David Willis
Director - United Kingdom
Alastair Kenny
Associate Director - United Kingdom
Helen O’Toole
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Caolán Conroy
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Ava Gaffney

Based in London, the Hotel team has a strong relationship focus with a goal of working with experienced Sponsors that have a proven track record in the UK hotel sector and a value enhancing agenda.

We have the ability to provide debt facilities typically from £15-50m and our key strengths, of deep industry knowledge and an extensive product offering, ensure a fast decision-making process.

The types of funding we offer include:

  • Senior term loan, bilateral, club and underwriting syndication
  • Revolving credit facilities for day-to-day needs
  • Acquisition funding
  • Capital expenditure facilities
  • Treasury solutions

Our experience and expertise will ensure that Bank of Ireland is well placed to deliver funding solutions and a valued added relationship for your hotel business.

Head of Consumer Industries - United Kingdom
David Willis
Relationship Director - United Kingdom
Gavin Turner



The Industrials team launched at beginning of 2016 and is a new team within Corporate Banking UK to broaden the bank’s sectoral offering. Based in London, the team boasts over 20 years of combined Banking experience and extensive contacts within the sector. The team’s aim is to understand your business to allow us to deliver simple, flexible funding packages along with tailored specialist products to satisfy your financing and risk needs. Industrials covers a wide range of subsectors including:

Aerospace/Defence, Automotive/Transport Equipment, Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals, Construction Services, Electronics/Electrical Equipment, Food & Drink, Industrial Engineering , Oil & Gas, Plastics/Polymers , Power and Utilities sectors

Product offering includes:

  • Revolving credit facility
  • Term loan
  • Liquidity lines
  • Acquisition finance
  • Underwriting and syndication
  • Comprehensive suite of cash investment and treasury solutions
  • Asset finance
Industrials Brochure 2022
Head of Industrials - United Kingdom
Chris Dowling
Associate Director - United Kingdom
Adrian Handley
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Lynda Magan
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Faye Donnelly
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Róisín Healy
Associate - United Kingdom
Wilfred Earlam

Based in London, our Media team is one of the UK market’s most experienced and has a strong relationship focus with an establish portfolio FTSE 250 and privately owned clients. The team delivers innovative, adaptable and sector specific financing solutions to the media sector, predominantly across the UK and also in mainland Europe. Financing solutions are tailored to meet the needs of each client depending on their strategy and market place, building on the knowledge we have gained from over 17 years’ experience in lending to the sector.

Our strategic relationship approach means that we both originate and portfolio manage transactions within our team, providing continuity and a proactive and supportive banking partner. We are a long term asset holder, with a preference for backing strong management teams and companies with a proven track record, providing debt facilities of typically £10m or above. In addition, we also offer a comprehensive suite of cash investment and treasury solutions.

Product offering includes:

  • Term loan, bilateral, club and underwriting/syndication capabilities
  • Acquisition funding
  • Revolving credit facilities
  • Growth/Capital expenditure funding

Our customers trust us, see their reccomendations here.

Sector Expertise:

  • Business Information
  • Digital media/platforms
  • Education
  • Facilities/Post production
  • Marketing, Communications & PR
  • Music Publishing
  • Price comparison
  • Print and Digital Publishing
  • Radio
  • TV Broadcasting and Production
  • Exhibitions, Training, Events and Conferences
Media Brochure 2022
Head of Media - United Kingdom
Mark Birkenshaw
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Sam Linnell
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Liam Gowing
Associate - United Kingdom
Lara O’Brien

Following the successes delivered by our London based Corporate Banking UK team, Bank of Ireland has increased its appetite to further support the UK corporate sector and an important part of this is the re-invigoration of its North of England team, based out of Manchester.

Our expanded regional offering is supported by a highly motivated and experienced local team with more than 60 years involvement in the Northern debt markets. The local team is able to readily serve corporates in the Northern Powerhouse geography providing early engagement and prompt decision making . A strategic relationship approach means that we both originate and portfolio manage transactions within Northern England, which provides for ongoing continuity and an informed and proactive banking partner.

Our product offering includes bilateral, club and syndicated debt, working with your existing lenders in a straightforward manner.

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Head of Northern England Team - United Kingdom
Richard Allinson
Director - Northern England
Rob Sharratt
Director - Northern England
Matt Gomersall
Director - Northern England
David Dumbleton
Deputy Manager - Northern England
Anna Malec

Based in London, Subscription Finance is dedicated to providing subscription lines of credit / capital call facilities to closed-ended funds across a range of private market asset classes, with a primary focus on the UK and Western Europe. Sub-sectors that we cover include:

  • Private Equity
  • Private Credit
  • Secondaries / Fund of Funds
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure

Our expertise and experience in fund finance means we are well-placed to provide tailored financing solutions for your fund. We are a long term asset holder with both origination and portfolio management done by the same team, and we pride ourselves on developing a long term relationship with our clients alongside our wider franchise (Leveraged Acquisition Finance, Agency, Property Finance and Global Markets).

We would be delighted to work with you to deliver your funding needs.

Head of Subscription Finance - United Kingdom
Nick Armstrong
Senior Manager - United Kingdom
Aahna Sharma
Deputy Manager - United Kingdom
Ross Dow
Associate - United Kingdom
Hamish Massie

Based in London, our Technology and Telecoms (T&T) team is one of the UK market’s most experienced and has a strong relationship focus with an established portfolio of both listed & private, founder owned businesses. The team delivers innovative, adaptable and sector specific financing solutions in the T&T sectors across the UK and mainland Europe. Financing solutions are tailored to meet the needs of each client depending on their strategy and market place, building on the knowledge we have gained from over 14 years’ experience in lending to the sector.

Our strategic relationship approach means that we both originate and portfolio manage transactions within our team, providing continuity and a proactive banking partner. We are a long term asset holder, with a preference for backing strong management teams and companies with a proven track record, providing debt facilities of typically £10m and above. In addition, we also offer a comprehensive suite of cash investment and treasury solutions.

Product offering includes:

  • Term loan, bilateral, club and underwriting/syndication capabilities
  • Acquisition funding
  • Revolving credit facilities
  • Growth/Capital expenditure funding

Our customers trust us, see their reccomendations here.

Sector Expertise:

  • Security Software
  • Software as a Service
  • Platforms & Specialist Applications
  • FinTech
  • ERP
  • Government & Healthcare Software
  • Telecoms & Infrastructure Services
  • ICT & Managed Services
  • Public / Private Cloud
Technology & Telecoms Brochure 2022
Head of Technology & Telecoms - United Kingdom
Adam Ball
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Sam Linnell
Relationship Manager - United Kingdom
Liam Gowing
Associate - United Kingdom
Lara O’Brien

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