Acquisition finance - Lloyds Bank Commercial Bank
  • Acquisition finance


    The acquisition finance team provides senior loan, mezzanine and high yield financing to support acquisitions, recapitalisations and refinancings by private equity investors and corporate borrowers.

    Our acquisition finance division has more than 40 originators covering the UK and Western Europe with offices in London, Paris, Manchester, Birmingham, Aberdeen and Edinburgh. The team has experience in structuring, arranging, underwriting and executing cashflow financings across the market from small bilateral transactions to large underwritten deals.

    For the last several years, the team has undertaken approximately 60 to 70 transactions per year across all products and deal sizes, making it a significant player in both the UK and continental Europe.

    Recognition and awards

    In 2013, the acquisition finance team's Northern office won Banking Team of the Year at the North West Business Insider Dealmakers Awards 2013.

    They also won Debt Provider of the Year at the Real Deals Private Equity Awards 2013.

    In 2012, we won Finance Provider of the Year at the M&A Awards and Corporate Bank of the Year at the Insider Midlands Dealmakers Awards.

  • Our Deal Directors

    Ian Sale

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    Managing Director, Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Emeric Hudault

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    Director, Acquisition Finance Origination, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Richard Cartwright

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    Director, Acquisition Finance Origination, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Dino Charalambous

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    Director Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Keith Green

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    Director, Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Steve Carr

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    Director, Acquisition Finance Origination, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Adrian Peckham

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    Director, Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Chris Birt

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    Director & Head of Acquisition Finance Pool, Acquisition Finance Origination, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Paul Hollis

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    Co-Head of European Large Origination, Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Eric Jenkins

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    Director, Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Joelle Antmann

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    Co-Head of European Large Origination, Acquisition Finance, Capital Markets, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Martin Cordey

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    Director, Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Jimmy Williamson

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    Senior Director, Acquisition Finance, Capital Markets, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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    Neil Price

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    Head of Northern England and Scotland Origination, Acquisition Finance, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

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