HSBC Growth Lending*

Our Growth Lending is a £250m pool of assets to support high-growth, loss-making tech scale-ups that are supported by strong equity backing, have a proven sales track record, and a clear path to profitability.

*Lending is subject to eligibility and credit approval.

Supporting tech firms to reach their growth aspirations

Allows for up to £15m of committed debt facilities

A key service for high-growth tech firms

Why HSBC Growth Lending?

Helping Scale-ups grow

UK scale-ups are the fastest growth area in the economy, contributing 33% of GDP, according to the ONS. We estimate that 30% of these are tech firms and we want to help them grow.

Strong in tech

We ‘get’ tech, that’s why over 80% of FTSE100 and FTSE250 Tech firms bank with us, as do over 50% of the 2022 MegaBuyte 100.

Your go-to bank

We are able to partner with internationally focused UK-based Tech firms, to help ignite growth, innovate and internationalise at scale.

Talk to us about Growth Lending:

If your high growth tech scale-up has:

  • Supportive and experienced shareholder base
  • Min equity raised £25m
  • Revenues > £7m
  • > 20% growth over last 2 years
  • Proven Business model and sales track record (3+years)
  • Projected to be profitable in 2/3 years
  • Strong IP or recurring revenues

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Further support for high-growth Tech businesses

Tech firms evolve fast and you need a bank that can grow with you, innovating to meet your needs at every stage of your lifecycle. At HSBC, we know that Tech firms require unique solutions, and we have a comprehensive product suite to help businesses thrive and grow.

Your Tech Relationship Director

You will get a dedicated Tech-focussed Relationship Director, supported by our Tech sector team, who has diverse experience across the full spectrum of the technology sector from software to AI, telecommunications to cloud-based, fintech to medtech, and beyond.

Venture Debt

HSBC's Venture Growth Financing solution supports fast-paced growth with comprehensive banking products.

Global Private Banking

We help founders and executives to manage, grow and preserve their wealth for generations to come. Whether you’re looking to branch out into new financial ventures, build a future for your family or grow your business, Global Private Banking is the partner to make it happen.

Global Banking and Markets

We can help you to list on public markets, acquire new companies and finance expansion into new markets. We take the time to gain a deep understanding of your financial requirements and business goals to help drive the future of your business.

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