Leverage Finance

The team are focused on providing complex, typically highly-leveraged cash-flow based lending solutions to UK-based private equity backed companies. Typical transactions include:

  • Financing for buy outs
  • Public to Private (P2P)
  • Growth capital
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Recapitalisations on a bilateral, club and syndicated basis, alongside capital market financing solutions.

The team also builds relationships with the UK’s top private equity firms to support growth across the mid-market space and collaborates with the Sector teams to provide specialist market knowledge. The team has offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and Aberdeen and works alongside the National team of Leverage Corporates Relationship Directors .

Scott McClurg

Head of Leveraged Finance, Middle Market Financial Sponsors

Scott heads up the UK team and is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ corporate finance experience. He has been with HSBC since 2010 and has supported companies across both the public and private equity markets who have made transformative acquisitions.  Working with debt and equity teams, Scott has delivered a diverse and innovative range of funding structures both in the UK and through utilising HSBC’s international expertise and capabilities.

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