Large Corporate Banking

Leverage Corporate

Leverage Corporate is a specialist team with responsibility for clients that are Private Equity backed. Our experienced Relationships Directors provide a UK wide regional service to support deals of all sizes; providing regular dialogue, comprehensive banking capabilities and an in-depth understanding of market trends means our Relationship Directors can pre-empt evolving business needs.

We work in conjunction with Mid- Market Finance Sponsors, Financial Sponsors Coverage and bring to the bear the full Advisory & Capital Financing capabilities of HSBC including access to Debt and Equity Capital markets through colleagues in the investment bank. 

Our Relationship Directors utilise HSBC’s full suite of Product Partners including Global Liquidity Cash Management, Private Bank and Global Markets as well as colleagues overseas to access the global capabilities of HSBC to support and tailor financing solutions to each customer’s needs.

Meet our Leverage team

Ben Andrews

Managing Director, Head of Leverage Corporate, UK

Ben sets the long-term strategic vision for our private equity backed corporate relationships. He leads the team to drive revenue and growth though proactive relationship-building for existing and new clients with an extensive knowledge of acquisition finance, capital market and equity fund raising. He joined HSBC in 2014 having previously spent 10 years at Barclays.

David Sales

Head of Leverage Corporate - London

David is an experienced Corporate Banker having worked for HSBC for the last 30 years providing complex global solutions to some of the Banks largest private, listed and Private Equity backed customers.

Michael Miller

Head of Leverage Corporate - South

Michael joined HSBC in 2003 and has undertaken a variety of roles within the Global Banking and Markets and Commercial Banking divisions.  Ahead of joining Leveraged Corporate in October 2018 his banking experience included M&A advisory, DCM, loan origination and relationship management. 

Marc Gorton

Head of Leverage Corporate - North and Scotland

Marc has more than 20 years’ experience with HSBC across the Corporate Bank, Credit & Risk, Private Bank and for the last 6 years in Leverage Corporates.  Marc now leads our team of Relationship Directors in the North of England and Scotland.

Stephen Kemp

Head of Leverage Corporate - Midlands

Steve has 30 years’ experience with HSBC across the full spectrum of commercial and corporate banking including Large Corporates, Credit Management and Trade.  With overseas placements in the Middle East, India and Hong Kong, Steve now leads the Midlands Leverage Corporates team of Relationship Directors.  

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